Tag: yoga positions

Seated, Kneeing & Lying Yoga Poses : Upward Facing Dog Yoga Pose

Now we are going to do upward facing down. Upward facing dog we start in a laying position. Plant the pelvis, plant the legs and plant the feet into the Earth, drawing the hands so they’re right beside the chest and lifting up through the thoracic spine which is the middle of the spine, draw […]

Yoga Energy Exercises : Yoga: Spine Extension

I’m Julie Branum. Coming into the next frame, we’re at downward facing dog. Extending the spine nice and long. And on your exhale, go ahead and softly place the knees down back onto the mat, onto all fours position. Good. Inhale here with a neutral spine, exhale, let the heart draw down towards the thumbs, […]

Yoga: Lying Postures : Yoga: Dead Bug Pose

Dead bug, I love dead bug, it’s so fun. It makes me feel like a little kid. So all I’m going to do for dead bug is I’m going to lift my legs to the sky, I’m going to lift my arms to the sky and just like a dead bug in the water you […]

Prenatal Yoga : Prenatal Yoga: Warrior 2 Pose

So in this clip Katie’s going to be showing us how to do virabhadrasana 2, or warrior 2 for women who are in their second trimester of pregnancy, in prenatal yoga. (So Katie, go ahead and step your feet about one of your own leg lengths apart). And for this pose we’re going to be […]

Yoga Poses : Yoga: Standing Lunge on the Left Side

O.k. This is standing lunge, the other side with our left leg going back. So starting in downward dog as an option. It’s a nice transition into standing lunge. Remember, we’re breathing. We take a nice big step forward with our right foot. There we go. Alright, so we’ve got our right foot plated into […]

How to Do a Sphinx | Yoga

We’re going to do the Sphinx Pose with a thigh stretch preparing ultimately for the Standing Dancer’s Pose. We’ll come onto the bellies. You’re going to walk your hands a little forward and then bring your shoulders right up and over the elbows and press your hands down to the ground. The arms making 11 […]

Basic Yoga Poses : Yoga: Dead Body Pose

Linda Black. We’re doing the floor work. We just finished the left side if you joined us from the previous clip. We’re going to move now into Shavasana, which is the most important, one of the most important poses in yoga. It’s the culmination of the classwork that you’ve done. Kind of makes a blueprint […]

Basic Yoga Poses : Yoga: Resistance

We’re continuing with the floor work, to get us ready for Shivasina, which is our favorite pose. That will be in the next frame, so coming out of bridge. We’re going to extend the legs, both to the floor, and then just draw the knee into the chest. Let’s start with the right leg, clasping […]

Relieve stress with Yoga Poses – Part 3

Are you looking for relief from stress? Try yoga This asana allows the head to rest and increases the blood flow to the brain. It reduces stiffness in the lower limbs, calms and provides relief from headaches, fatigue and mild depression. Place a bolster or two in from of you. And step the feet slightly […]