Yoga

Yoga Pose of the Week: Staff Pose

Yoga Pose of the Week: Staff Pose

At first glance this staff pose looks fairly easy. When you actually approach the posture and work on alignment you then realize there is more than meets the eye.
Yoga Pose of the Week: Bridge Pose

Yoga Pose of the Week: Bridge Pose

Bridge Pose Sanskrit Name Setu Bandha Sarvangasana     Bridge Pose is a gentle back bend that helps you to stretch your legs and open your chest. ...
Yoga Pose of the Week: Wheel Pose

Yoga Pose of the Week: Wheel Pose

  This week's asana is wheel pose. I have to admit it is in my top 5 favorite poses. Personally, it feels amazing on my spine, shoulders, chest, a...
Yoga Pose of the Week: Cobra Pose

Yoga Pose of the Week: Cobra Pose

   Bhujangasana: Cobra Pose   This week's pose is cobra pose also known as Bhujangasana, pronounced boo-jang-GAHS-anna. Cobra pose is great for the...
Yoga Pose of the Week: Pigeon Pose

Yoga Pose of the Week: Pigeon Pose

Pigeon Pose ( Eka Pada Rajakopatasana) Hip Hop Hooray! Let's say hello to my favorite hip opener, pigeon pose. This pose is great as unlike other h...
Yoga Pose of the Week: Camel Pose

Yoga Pose of the Week: Camel Pose

This week's pose is camel pose in Sanskrit known as Ustrasana. It has been one I have a love-hate relationship with; either it feels really good o...
Yoga Pose of the Week: Extended Puppy Pose

Yoga Pose of the Week: Extended Puppy Pose

Extended pose is a calming spine opener.
Yoga lesson on conquering Fear

Yoga lesson on conquering Fear

There is freedom waiting for you,
On the breezes of the sky,
And you ask "What if I fall?"
Oh but my darling,
What if you fly?
                                      -Erin Hanson
Bedtime Yoga Sequence

Bedtime Yoga Sequence

Being intentional in how we go to bed can be the difference between a good night's rest and a restless night.  A few year's ago I suffered from a s...
Yoga Pose of the Week: Downward Facing Dog

Yoga Pose of the Week: Downward Facing Dog

Downward facing dog is  one of the most well know yoga pose as it is a large part of the framework for vinyasa flow here in the West. It builds both strength and flexibility in our bodies. One can say it is an anchor pose.

 

Yoga Pose of the Week: Balancing Table Pose

Yoga Pose of the Week: Balancing Table Pose

Balancing table pose is a core strengthening pose that works with many different styles and levels of yoga practice from power yoga to pregnancy and senior yoga.

 

Yoga Pose of the Week: Table Top Pose

Yoga Pose of the Week: Table Top Pose

Table Top Pose is great for developing better awareness of correct body alignment. It also serves an transition for many floor poses.