Tag "strengthen"

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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limber up with a yoga class! From beginner to advanced, all have something to gain…

You go to a yoga class for the first time, you look around the room and you say “Wow, these people are flexible! I’ll never be able to do that!” You try some poses, and you’re right. You can’t go

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downward dog lunges and splits – Relieve back pain and strengthen the core at the same time.

Today we’ll start in Downward Facing Dog pose and turn it into a more intense workout. Of course, you should be comfortable and strong in Downward Facing Dog itself first before moving on to these exercises. Start in Downward Facing

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