How to do Urdhva Mukha Paschimattanasana—Upward-Facing Intense Stretch

Urdhva Mukha Paschimattanasana is the upward-facing version of the forward bend known as Paschimattanasana (Deep Forward Fold). This floating forward bend embodies the stillness...

How to do: Urdhva Kukkutasana—Flying Rooster Pose

When you first see this pose, you may wonder how to get into it. The transition requires you to find an inner stillness, although...

How to do: Samasthiti—Equal Standing Pose

Stand at the front of your mat with the bases of your big toes together and leave a small space between your heels. Gently...

Recent Posts

DAILY DISCIPLINE

Ashtanga Yoga is a daily discipline. Once you begin the Intermediate Series, it becomes strikingly apparent that this practice is not a hobby—it is...

How to do DANURASANA—Bow Pose

Start off in Adho Mukha Svanasana. Exhale as you lower into Chaturanga Dandasana and hold here, engaging your core strength while firming your shoulders...

9 EASY TIPS TO MAINTAIN YOUR PERSONAL YOGA PRACTICE

Place When embarking on the journey into the Intermediate Series, you will need firm discipline. Think of discipline not as something imposed on you by...
Yoga Energy

Working with Your Energy

Energy is subtle, but not as subtle as you may think. The first step to experiencing your own energy, so you can see results...

How to do Krounchasana—Heron Pose

Krounchasana demands a high level of internal rotation. Most internally directed poses help the mind drop deeper into inner awareness and create a reflection...