Upward facing dog may as well be the cousin of cobra pose. The two poses are almost identical from the waist up; the big difference comes with lifting the legs off of the ground and adding openness to the torso.
I took a class the other day with one of my long time teachers and friends Becky Middelton. She always has the coolest little core building exercises that really make you work. This week we did some crunches on our
Cobra pose is commonly used in the beginning of class to warm up with and get the body moving with little strain, it is typically the first back-bend you will do in most classes. You will commonly hear teachers referring
Many times referred to as “power” or “powerful” pose, utkatasana is one of the hardest poses for beginners to advanced. It’s not that the pose itself is hard to get into, it has more to do with the actual strength
Om…the sound of all sounds. It is said that the sound of “Om” can do many things: bring you closer to oneness, peace of mind, unite your energy with others, and even unite you with the “source” (whatever your interpretation of the
Here is another low impact yoga exercise that works out tension in the lower back. It can be useful when sitting long periods of time, when you wake up in the morning or anytime you just want to lengthen that
Let’s get something straight, yoga in the US is a female dominated industry. Therefore it only makes sense that the clothing is mostly geared towards them. When I decided to make yoga a regular part of my life I ran