Tag: positions

Advanced Yoga Poses : Yoga Swan Pose with Extension

Coming up either out of Downward Dog or Child’s Pose, we’re going to do Swan which is prone the opposite direction of your Pigeon Pose. Hands right underneath the shoulders. Knees hid width apart and you can start by extending one leg, try to keep that parallel hips square, active core, pull the navel into […]

Yoga Poses for Insomnia : Yoga Head to Knee Pose for Insomnia

Our next pose in our sequence for overcoming insomnia is a seated head to knee pose. All you are going to do is from your easy pose, take one leg out to your side. If you are sitting on your block in easy pose, remain sitting on your block for this pose. This pose is […]

Basic Yoga Poses : Yoga: 3 Part Breath

Now we’ll transition into three part yogic breath. Letting the breath fill the belly as you inhale, letting it rise to the ribcage and then all the way up to the clavicular bone, the collar bone. And then letting the breath fall from top to middle to bottom. Inhaling, let the belly expand. Let the […]

Gentle Yoga Poses : Yoga Crow Pose

In crow you start off with mountain posture with the heels together, toes apart. And take your left foot out. Now in crow, you’re going to find each side of your body’s a little bit different. You can take that right foot and just touch that big toe right to the floor. And take your […]

Basic Yoga Poses : Yoga: Swinging Arms

Transitioning into arm swings you can start off nice and slow letting the arms swing like empty coat sleeves and tapping with the top of the hand against the lower back in the area where the kidneys are stimulating the kidneys allowing more mobility into the spine. We can also if we’d like whatever you […]

Gentle Yoga Poses : Yoga Stork Pose

In Stork keep your heals together toes apart to start off your good firm grip. Take your shoulders right back and then take that left knee and just bend it. Then lift up that left leg. Point down with the left toes and take your hands right together and bring your arms right out. So […]

Basic Yoga Poses : Yoga Warrior 1 Pose

I’m Linda Black and we’re going to show you a warrior 1. First start doing the previous sequence that we did chataranga into an upward facing dog and then back into a downward facing dog. That’s the starting pose for this sequence. Stepping the right leg forward to your right hand. We are going to […]

Advanced Arm Balance Yoga Poses : Side Pro Pose Arm Balances in Advanced Yoga

Hi! My name is Leta Koontz and I’m a yoga instructor at Schoolhouse Yoga in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I’m here today on behalf of Expert Village to teach you some arm balances. If you’re feeling comfortable with regular standard pro, it’s time to try side pro. For side pro you’re going to turn your body to […]

How to Avoid Yoga Injuries : Yoga Plow Pose

Hi, I’m Carolyne Heldman for Zenergy Yoga Studio in Denver, Colorado on behalf of Expert Village. Poses like Shalabha, Sarvanga-Asana and Hala-Asana, shoulder stand and plow your neck and your well, mostly your neck is really at risk. Not scary, scary risk but you just need to take caution. The best way to prevent any […]

Gentle Yoga Poses : Yoga Back Bend Pose

Starting on a soft surface or mat, or sometimes people take a blanket underneath their knees or a soft pillow. Just sit back toward your heels. You want to take your knees and start them out, sometimes to make it easier. It’s more challenging to keep your knees together, but you want to feel this […]