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Gomukhasana: Give it your all

Pronounced: go-mook-HAS-uh-nuh Cow Face Pose From the Sanskrit “go” meaning “cow,” and “mukha,” meaning “face,” Gomukhasana invites us to playfully place our bodies in a shape that resembles the face of a cow. If you’re having trouble seeing it,…

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Virabhadrasana I: What in your life is worth fighting for?

Pronounced: VEER-uh-bhah- DRAH-suh-nuh Warrior Pose, First Variation Have you ever wondered, “If yoga is meant to help me be more peaceful, what’s with all the ‘warrior’ poses?” Well, there are actually many reasons, but for now, let’s go back…

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Marichyasana: Ray of light

Pronounced: mah-ree-chee-YAH-suh-nuh Sage Pose, First Variation Ever heard of “asana greed”? It’s the sense of wanting more from a pose—to nail a handstand, conquer an arm balance, or slide further into the splits. Isn’t it funny that many of…

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Parivrtta Trikonasana: Revolve your Triangle

Pronounced: pah-ree-VUR-tah    tree-koan-AH-suh-nuh Revolved Triangle From the Sanskrit roots “tri,” meaning “three,” and “kon,” meaning “angle,” Trikonasana is named for the shape it resembles. While Triangle is one of the more simple poses, Revolved Triangle, its evolution, is deceptively…

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Vrksasana: Tree Pose

Tree pose reminds us to grow our roots along with our fruits.  If a tree only grows fruit, it will become top heavy and fall over.  If we focus only on external indicators of success, we will ultimately do…

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Learn Sundial Pose

In this Pose of the Week, Chelsey Korus demonstrates Surya Yantraxsana or Sundial Pose . This pose creates openness through hips, hamstrings and shoulders, with the help of an intense concentration. Warm up the limbs first, then play with…

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Pose of the Week: Raised Hands Pose

In this week's Pose of the Week, Steven Espinosa demonstrates Raised Hands Pose or Find length and strength in this foundational standing pose. You'll experience a grounding through the legs and circulation through the whole upper body as your…

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Lotus in Headstand

In this week's Pose of the Week, Tiffany Cruikshank demonstrates Lotus in Headstand or Urdhva Padmasana in Sirsasana. Explore a challenging variation of headstand that employs both a stable inversion practice as well as open hips and knees. Work this one…