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Basic Yoga Poses : Yoga: Tree Pose

In tree pose we begin in mountain, feet pointing forward, equal balance on all four corners of the feet. Imagine that you are squeezing a pillow between the inner thighs. Tuck the tail going forward, engage the abs, lift the rib cage, shoulders up, relax them back and down. Chin parallel to the Earth and […]

Gentle Yoga Poses : Yoga Inner Thigh Pose

Inner thigh is another very easy relaxing posture. Bring your feet up and put your feet together and let your heels come in. You try to hold on to those toes but if that is difficult for you, move your hands down towards your ankles, move them down to your lower leg and whatever it […]

Standing Yoga Poses : Yoga Triangle Pose

The next part of the series is Trikonasana or Triangle Pose. What you want to do is step your foot forward and, step your right foot forward, left foot back. You can leave your hips open just like you were in Warrior II. The only difference between this and Warrior II is you’re not bending […]

Yoga Poses for Energy : Yoga Camel Pose for Energy

So as I said before back bends are amazing, miraculous things for waking us up, reviving us, and energizing us. But you need to do them in sequence. Make sure that you do gentle small back bends and work up to these bigger ones. So we’ve done so far in this sequence, we’ve done a […]

Seated Yoga Poses : Yoga Pigeon Pose

An excellent hip opener on your mat is pigeon or eka pada konasana. So, what you want to do is come into table. Which, we discussed in previous clips. It’s not as important about the alignment. Because, what you’re going to do is bring the back foot forward into a lunge. But, this time let […]

Seated Yoga Poses : Yoga Seated Twist Pose

Another great asana for the seated practice, is matsyendrasanaor or seated twist. So, what you do is bring your legs out in front of you. If you have a hard time sitting up, you could always grab a blanket and put it underneath your butt so you’re more forward. So, you want to try to […]

Yoga Poses for Energy : Yoga Bridge Pose for Energy

You should be feeling pretty good now, you should be awake, we’ve got the upper body working, the heart is open, the spine is moving and we’re going to come into a little bridge pose. So make your way onto your back, this is our next pose in the sequence to revive and wake up. […]

Seated Yoga Poses : Yoga Knees to Chest Pose

In closing off any practice, you want to make sure you do slight cool downs, or slight stretches just to let everything go. So, one of the last things I always like to do at the end of my practice is lie on my back and take and hug my knees into my chest. There’s […]

Gentle Yoga Poses : Yoga Full Back Roll

In a full back roll bring those knees right in towards you, keep your heels together, toes apart and bring the arms right on to the floor. You want to keep 1) your shoulders on the floor and 2) your middle part of your back right on the floor. You want to let your knees […]