Scorpion Dog

Scorpion Dog

From all of your time in class, it’s safe to say most of you are familiar with Scorpions (facing down on your mat).  Today’s Sunday Stretch explores Scorpions in Downward Facing Dog form.  With similar benefits to Scorpions (hip opening and spinal twisting), Scorpion...
Reclined Bound Angle Pose

Reclined Bound Angle Pose

This pose has boundless benefits for all.  The expansive richness of Supta Buddha Konasana is undeniable, whether you are new to yoga or you have been practicing for years. Reclined Bound Angle Pose or Supta Baddha Konasana (SOUP-tah BAH-dah cone-NAHS-anna) Begin in a...
Reverse Table Top Pose

Reverse Table Top Pose

Reverse Table Top Pose offers a great deal.  As it opens our physical body (chest, shoulders and hips) it simultaneously taps into our spiritual body.  Practice this pose when you are warm and take your time setting up, to ensure proper alignment. Reverse Table Top...
Gate Pose

Gate Pose

Think of Gate Pose Parighasana as your passageway to an uplifting, whole body experience.  Start or end your day with Gate Pose and notice how you feel before and after.  Cultivate deep, fluid breathing as you practice this pose and direct your attention inward,...
Extended Puppy Dog Pose

Extended Puppy Dog Pose

We love Extended Puppy Dog Pose for its ability to bring us clarity and purpose, as it triumphantly energizes and uplifts. Extended Puppy Dog Pose or Uttana Shishosana From table top position, exhale into Extended Puppy Dog Pose. Gaze forward and glide your arms...
Bow Pose

Bow Pose

Today, we are playing with Bow Pose, one of my favorite poses.  It’s certainly not easy and it may take some practice and patience to really get into this pose.  Once you find your rhythm and your breath, you may come to love it for its emotional, physical and...