Posts From Jeffrey Posner

thera cane – rate and review thursday

4.6 out of 5 Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

The Thera Cane is a tool I discovered a few years ago with the help of a friend who had some back issues. Every time I would head to his house he would have some sort of new back massager

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dharma yoga wheel – rate and review thursday

3.8 out of 5 Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars

“Blocks, Bolsters, straps and blankets… Oh My! These tend to be the standard props that are used in most yoga classes today. As yoga grows in popularity new and exciting products and services are being introduced into the marketplace. Which leads us to our first review here

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does your chaturanga pass the “block” test?

Chaturanga Dandasana is probably the the most weight bearing arm balance in yoga. It’s all muscle! Also one of the more common poses taught as it’s part of the vinyasa movement we do at the end of every sequence. This

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108 asanas of 2014 from Robert Sturman

A few years ago I had the pleasure of meeting the well known photographer Robert Sturman.  At the time I was looking for some yoga photos to use for my personal marketing and workshops. I didn’t know much about the industry but

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extended side angle pose (utthita parsvakonasana)

The Extended Side Angle Pose, or Utthita Parsvakonasana in Sanskrit, works your legs in the hamstrings and quads, your sides and chest, and your buttocks and triceps. It also stretches your lower back, groin and shoulders. You can practice this

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half moon pose (ardha chandrasana)

Half Moon pose, or Ardha Chandrasana in Sanskrit, helps to stretch, strengthen and balance your body. Also, the squeezing action on your sides helps with digestion. This pose takes balance, and you can begin by holding onto a wall or

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peaceful warrior (shanti warrior)

Peaceful Warrior, also known as shanti (peace) warrior, is perfect to transition into from Warrior II (Virabhadrasana II). This pose is still strong like Warrior II, but it also adds some grace. The pose itself consists of a standing pose

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plank pose (utthita caturanga dandasana)

In my entire yoga career I have never herd anyone refer to this pose in sanskrit so I had to actually look it up. Turns out it is not as mysterious as I may of thought or was hoping. Just

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revolved triangle pose (parivrtta trikonasana)

Revolved Triangle Pose, or Parivrtta Trikonasana in Sanskrit, is an adjustment on the regular Triangle Pose. It provides a nice twist to your midsection, plus it strengthens and stretches your legs, hips, shoulders and arms. If you have difficulty getting

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jeffrey’s yoga playlist (no. 4) some old, some new and some alternative..

Here is another installment of my yoga playlist series for Yogaforfocus.com. I have been all over the place with choosing songs and genres and I tend to just like what I like. So my playlists tend to be quite dynamic

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