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10 Yoga Poses to Stretch and Strengthen the Psoas
The psoas is a core muscle that gets short and weak from too much sitting, leading to back pain. These ten yoga poses work to stretch and strengthen it.

7 Ways to Do Yoga at Work Without Leaving Your Desk
Stop sitting all day! Try these 7 yoga stretches adapted for the workplace to get up out of your chair to relieve stress and refresh yourself.​

10 Simple Yoga Exercises You May Already Know
Yoga does not have to be complicated to be effective. In this series of ten basic exercises, the movements should all be familiar but the method is new.

Where to Participate in the International Day of Yoga June 21
June 21 has been designated The International Day of Yoga by the United Nations. Here are some of the top worldwide events.

The Best Men's Yoga Shorts
From short and tight to long and baggy, we've rounded up the best yoga shorts for men. Brands include Manduka, Prana, Lululemon, Onzie and more.

How to Do Pigeon Pose - Eka Pada Rajakapotasana
This is the classic version of pigeon most commonly seen in yoga classes. It is appropriate for beginners when props are used, as explained here.

How to Do Urdhva Hastasana - Raised Hands Yoga Pose
Urdhva Hastasana is a full body yoga stretch. Though it looks pretty basic, getting very detail oriented with your alignment can lead to a better pose.

How to Do Tree Pose - Vrksasana
Tree pose is the first balance pose that most yoga beginners learn. Here's how to do it safely and with the best alignment for the most benefit.

How to Do a Yoga Lunge
You've probably done a lunge before, but the yoga version is a bit different. Attention to detail makes the difference, giving you the most beneficial pose.

What to Do About a Slippery Yoga Mat
If you are slipping on your mat, there are a few steps you can take to improve traction. Here's what to do and, just as importantly, what not to do.

How to Do Prasarita Padottanasana Yoga Pose
Wide-legged forward bend (prasarita padottanasana) is a yoga pose that opens the hips and stretches the hamstrings. Good alignment is the key to a safe pose.

How to Do Head-to-Knee Yoga Pose - Janu Sirsasana
Janu sirsasana is a great ways to stretch your hamstrings because it lets you take things one leg at a time, which feels a whole lot better if you're tight.

How to Do Dragonfly Yoga Pose
Dragonfly yoga pose is a high-flying arm balance. It looks complicated, but our step-by-step instructions explain how to get there.

Do a Short Savasana After Your Daily Yoga Routine
Even if you only do a short yoga routine, give yourself a few minutes in savasana to enjoy the effects of your practice.

Cat-Cow Stretches Are Part of a Daily Yoga Routine
Cat-Cow stretches warm up your spine. Do them as part of this short yoga routine intended for every day.

Do Downward Facing Dog Daily
That quintessential yoga pose, downward facing dog, is a full body stretch that is an important part of this short yoga routine intended for daily practice.

Lunges are Great Hip Stretches You Can Do Every Day
Lunges warm up your hips and hamstrings so they make a great addition to this daily yoga stretch routine.

Straight Leg Lunge
A straight-leg lunge is what happens when you are in a lunge position and then straughtne your front leg. It's a great way to stretch both hamstrings.

Mountain Pose and Raised Arms Pose in a Daily Stretch Sequence
Mountain Pose and Raised Arms Pose begin a half sun salutation, a great way to get a little stretching in each day.

A Standing Forward Bend Stretches the Hamstrings
Standing Forward Bend - Uttanasana is part of the daily yoga sequence because it is an excellent stretch for the hamstrings. You'll really see improved flexibility if you do this pose every day.

A Pigeon Pose A Day to Stretch the Hips
Pigeon Pose - Eka Pada Rajakapotasana is a yoga pose that you can really improve with daily practice.

Yogi's Choice Means You Get to Pick the Pose
After warming up, it's yogi's choice. Pick the pose you want to work on or that your body is asking for.

Review of Lululemon's Yoga Mat
Lululemon's The Mat offers a unique combination of practice surfaces due to its reversible rubber and polyurethane construction. See if it's the mat for you.

Jade Yoga Mat Review
Jade natural rubber yoga mats are a popular alternative for people who want a PVC-free mat. We took it for a test run and have some pros and cons for you.

What Is Pranayama? Introduction to Yoga Breathing Exercises
Yoga breathing exercises are called pranayama. This introduction to the basics of breath control describes how it effects your body on and off the mat.

What Is Ujjayi Pranayama and How Do I Do It?
Ujjayi pranayama is one of the most basic breath practices in yoga. Easy to learn, it increases oxygen consumption when practiced without retention.

Yoga for Allergies
These yoga poses and breathing exercises can help you get through allergy season by opening your chest and expanding airways.

7 Steps to Preventing Injury at Yoga Class
Like any physical activity, there is a chance you may injure yourself doing yoga, but there are also some steps you can take to minimize the likelihood of this happening. Chief among them are finding good teachers and understanding your own limitations.

Guide to Prenatal Yoga - The Second Trimester
The second trimester of pregnancy is a time of big growth for you and your baby, so more adaptations of your yoga practice are becoming necessary.

Yoga Festivals 2015
If you want to go to one of many yoga/ music festivals lined up for 2015, check our complete list of the major events coming up.

Yoga Festivals 2015
If you want to go to one of many yoga/ music festivals lined up for 2015, check our complete list of the major events coming up.

P90X Yoga by Tony Horton Review
The popular P90X home exercise system includes a yoga DVD, so of course I wanted to check it out. See what happened when an average yogi tried Yoga X.

What You Need to Know Before Trying a Nude Yoga Class
Learn what motivates people to go to nude yoga classes and what to expect if you venture to one.

Krishnamacharya - Father of Modern Yoga
You know Pattabhi Jois, B.K.S. Iyengar and Indra Devi, but what about their teacher Krishnamacharya? See why he's called the father of modern yoga.

How to Do Bridge Pose - Setu Bandha Sarvangasana
Bridge pose, also known as half wheel, is a wonderful heart opener and backbend that is suitable for most yoga beginners. Learn how to do it safely.

What Is Laughter Yoga and Is it Really Yoga?
Laughter Yoga, the creation of Dr. Madan Kataria of India, is practiced in local Laughter Clubs in over 70 countries. But how much yoga should you expect?

Review of Yogadownload.com
Yogadownload.com is a top website for online yoga classes. See how they stack up to competition and what a subscription gets you in this review.

Yoga Techniques for Anxiety Attacks
Do you suffer from anxiety attacks? Yoga can help. Here are some yoga techniques that can get you through an anxiety attack.

Yoga Poses to Improve Your Arm Strength Library
Yoga students often want to know how to build their arm strength for advanced poses. The answer is just to keep doing more yoga. These poses can help.

Yoga at the Gym Vs. Yoga Studio: What's the Difference?
How yoga classes at the gym compare to taking classes at a yoga studio when it comes to affordability, convenience, teachers, ambiance, and community.

Yoga for Seniors - What to Know Before You Start
Yoga is for everyone, including seniors. Yoga has proven benefits for your health and quality of life as you age. Here's how to get started.

How to Get Comfortable Sitting Cross Legged
Do you cringe when your yoga teacher tells you to take a comfortable cross-legged seat? You're not alone! Our solutions will make this pose bearable.

The 8 Rules of Good Yoga Etiquette
Knowing the dos and don'ts of yoga etiquette will make you more comfortable when you're just starting to take yoga classes. Be a good yoga citizen!

Yoga Equipment Guide for Beginners
You don't need to buy a lot of stuff to start doing yoga. Find out what equipment and clothing are essential and what you can do without.

Yoga Techniques to Treat or Ease Insomnia
If you have trouble sleeping, you've probably tried a million different ways to relax. But have you tried yoga?

Research on Yoga and Heart Disease and What it Means for You
New research on heart disease and yoga confirms the positive results of Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease. Here's how yoga can help.

Yoga Classics: Light on Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar
Light on Yoga by Iyengar is a classic, the go-to source for pose names and alignment. It's also an inspiration, showing that yoga really is for every body.

Yoga Mala by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Is a Classic Yoga Book
Yoga Mala, first published in 1962, is Sri K. Pattabhi Jois' classic guide to Ashtanga yoga, the method he created that helped yoga catch on in the west.

Yoga at Home vs. Class: Advice for Advanced Students
Empowering yourself to choose the right yoga practice for you, whether at home or in classes.

Is Yoga Effective for Fat Burning?
Find out if you are burning fat in your yoga class.

Yoga Anatomy Myth Busting With Amy Matthews
Do twists wring out the organs? Do inversions increase blood flow to the brain? Yoga anatomy expert Amy Matthews takes on yoga's most pervasive anatomy myths.

Cow Face Pose - Gomukhasana
Cow Face Pose - Gomukhasana stretches the hips.

10 Yoga Stretches for Runners
It's important for runners to stretch in order to improve flexibility, which helps prevent injuries. The following sequence of yoga stretches targets the major muscle groups used when running. These stretches should be done when the muscles are already warm.

10 Yoga Poses That Help Cyclists Stretch Out
Ten yoga poses that help recreational cyclists stretch out tightness in the quads, hamstrings, hips, shoulders, and neck.

Yoga Poses for Every Part of Your Body
Find yoga poses by area of anatomical focus, including abs, legs, arms, shoulders and more.

Yoga for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Studies show that yoga can help people with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome experience less pain due to their condition. The recommended poses here focus on the joints of the upper body.

Yoga Workout for Hips and Hamstrings
A yoga workout you can do at home with poses that open the hips and stretch the hamstrings.

Supported Bridge Pose for Back Pain
Supported Bridge Pose can help relieve back pain

Yoga Exercises for Back Pain
This series of four poses for back pain is intended as an introduction to yogic stretching in support of a healthy spine.

Elbow to Knee Crunch
It's called elbow to knee, but it's really about getting your shoulder toward your thigh.

Yoga Crunch Alternatives
Tired of the same old boring crunches? These yoga-inspired alternatives work the whole abdomen and improve your core strength for advanced postures.

Supta Baddha Konasana Crunch
Supta baddha konasana is usually a relaxing posture, but turning it into a crunch changes that.

Supta Baddha Konasana Crunch 2
By taking baddha konasana legs, you actually get a bit of a hip opener while you work on your core.

Yoga Crunch With a Block 2
This core-strengthening yoga crunch involves moving a block back and forth between your hands and feet.

Yoga Crunch With a Block 3
Moving both the arms and legs during a crunch mean you are strengthening more muscle groups.

Yoga Crunch With a Block 4
Using a block makes this exercise more interesting, but if you don't have one your can totally still do it.

Yoga Crunch With a Block 5
Hovering the arms and legs above the floor increases the challenge, but it's ok to bring them all the way to the floor instead.

Yoga Twisting Crunch
Twisting yoga crunches help work the whole core, especially the obliques.

Yoga Twisting Crunch 2
All the different actions here- twisting, crunching, hovering the leg, work together to give you a really strong core.

Yoga Twisting Crunch 3
Working your arms and legs and the same time improves coordination.

Yoga Twisting Crunch 4
When doing twisting crunches, move on an exhalation to maximize the twist.

Triangle Pose - Trikonasana for Back Pain
Triangle Pose - Trikonasana can help relieve back pain by stretching the hamstrings.

Yoga Exercises for Back Pain - Hip Work For a Balanced Back
A series of standing yoga poses that offer hamstring and hip stretches for back pain relief.

6 Yoga Brands You Can Trust
Six yoga gear and clothing companies with staying power and a commitment to sustainability.

Yoga Apps for iPhone, iPod, and iPad
If you enjoy planning yoga classes at home, there are a lot of apps that can help you. I took a look at the best of them, plus a few others that offer content for yogis.

Work Your Core With Standing Balance Yoga Poses
Standing balances are yoga poses done standing on one leg. Each of these poses is tough to master on its own, so put them together, and you've got a challenging sequence of poses that will strengthen your legs and abs.

How to Do Wheel Pose (Urdhva Dhanurasana) Safely
Wheel Pose is a full backbend. Make sure you have good alignment and are practicing safely by using our step-by-step instructions with beginners' tips.

What's Your Type? Find the Best Yoga Style for You
What style of yoga will you like best? Identify your yoga type by your personality traits.

How to Plan Your Yoga Retreat
Yoga retreats are becoming increasingly popular. If you are thinking about trying one, here's what to expect and how to pick a good one.

How to Deal With Foot Cramps During Yoga
What should you to when foot cramps strike during yoga? Luckily, this problem can usually be prevented or easily treated.

What Is Chair Yoga?
Chair yoga, in which standard yoga poses are adapted to be done while seated in a chair, is becoming very popular with senior citizens and others who are not able to stand for long periods.

What Does Yogini Mean?
Have you heard your yoga teacher use the word yogini and wondered what it means? Our look at women, men, and yoga tells you.

Yoga's 5 Steps to Beating Holiday Stress
Travel, family obligations, and busy schedules all combine into the perfect storm of holiday stress. Yoga's 5 step program helps you relax and enjoy.

5 Best Ways to Do Yoga for Cheap
Taking yoga classes from an experienced instructor is the best way to begin and sustain a yoga practice. But quality classes don't come cheap. If you have found that yoga classes put a strain on your wallet, here are some ideas for doing yoga on a budget.

How to Do Warrior III - Virabhadrasana III
Virabhadrasana takes flight in warrior III. This pose adds a balance challenge to the warrior family to build core strength. Go step by step to get there.

How to Do Warrior I - Virabhadrasana I
Warrior I is one of yoga's foundation poses, but nailing the alignment can be a little tricky. Our step by steps instructions get you there safely.

Info on the Wanderlust Music and Yoga Festival
The Wanderlust Festival, which brings together top yoga teachers and musical acts, is the preeminent summer yoga festival in the U.S. Wanderlust now puts on multiple coast-to-coast events each summer and has opened a affiliated studio in Austin, Texas.

How to do Upward Facing Plank - Purvottanasana
Purvottanasana takes your basic plank pose and flips it upside down. The result is an intense stretch for the front of your body. The table-top variation is more accessible.

How to Do Upward Facing Dog - Urdhva Mukha Svanasana
Upward Facing Dog is a key part of the vinyasa sequence. Tips offered here will improve your alignment so you get the most out of this pose each time.

How to Use Uddiyana Bandha in Yoga
Uddiyana bandha is described as the abdominal lock in yoga. It's practiced by drawing the belly intensely in and up. Learn how (and when) to use this method.

How to Do Tripod Headstand - Sirsasana 2
Tripod headstand is done with a slightly different arm position than a traditional yoga headstand. Some find this pose easier than a classic headstand and others find it harder.

How to Do Mountain Pose - Tadasana
Mountain pose is the basic foundation of all yoga standing poses. It's important to understand its subtle alignment points, which are explained here.

Morning Yoga Routine - Lunge Pose
Lunge are a great way to get into your hips and hamstrings in the morning. There are four variations here, so there's something for every level of practice.

Morning Yoga - 10 Poses That Will Wake You Up
Morning yoga that takes the place of coffee! Transition from sleep to alertness with this quick routine of 10 poses designed to get you going.

Morning Yoga Routine - Child's Pose - Balasana
End a morning yoga session with a few moments of reflection in child's pose.

Morning Yoga Routine - Reclined Big Toe Pose
Begin the series of morning yoga poses with Supta Padangustasana, a reclined hamstring stretch intended to wake up the legs.

Morning Yoga Routine- Eye of the Needle Sucirandhrasana
Need a little hip opening in the morning? Try eye of the needle pose as part of this morning yoga routine.

Morning Yoga Routine - Downward Facing Dog
There's a reason dogs do this stretch when they wake up! It's a great way to shake off sleep and get the day going.

Morning Yoga Routine - Half Moon (Ardha Chandrasana)
Let the morning sun shine on your upturned chest in half moon pose.

Morning Yoga Routine - Plank Pose
Fire up your morning with a yoga routine that includes plank pose.

Morning Yoga Routine - Knees, Chest, and Chin
A gentle backbend like knees, chest, and chin is appropriate for a quick morning yoga routine.

Morning Yoga Routine - Low Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)
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How to Do Toe Stand (Padangustasana in Bikram Yoga)
Toe stand is a balancing pose from the Bikram sequence that helps strengthen the feet and your core. Here's how to get into it step by step.

How to Do a Revolved Lunge in Yoga
This yoga lunge with a twist has all the hallmarks of an advanced pose because it combines balancing and twisting. Add a bind to take it up a notch.

Lotus Pose - Padmasana
Lotus Pose is one of the archetypical yoga poses and is often used as an example of how yogis twist themselves up like pretzels. This pose requires open hips and healthy knees to do safely.

How to Do Dirga Pranayama (Three Part Breath)
Dirga pranayama is a wonderful breathing exercise that is calming and grounding, making it a great way to start a yoga session. Here's how to do it.

What Is the Yoga Alliance?
The Yoga Alliance sets minimum standards for yoga teacher education. Institutions meeting the criteria and their students can register for a fee.

How to Do Knees, Chest, and Chin Pose- Ashtanga Namaskara
Knees, chest, and chin pose is often taught as a beginner's alternative to chaturanga in a sun salutation sequence, but this pose has a lot to offer more advanced yoga students too.

How to Do Knee to Ankle - Fire Log Pose - Agnistambhasana
Call it knee to ankle, fire log, or double pigeon. They all do a good job describing the position of your stacked shins in this hip-opener.

How to Do King Dancer Pose - Natarajasana
King Dancer Pose is a challenging combination of balancing and back-bending. Learn how to do this pose one step at a time.

Review - The Goddess Pose by Michelle Goldberg
The Goddess Pose examines how yoga transformed over the last century by following the life of Indra Devi, one of the major teachers to bring yoga west.

Baron Baptiste's Advice
Baron Baptiste's advice on introducing yoga to your kids. Page 2.

The Benefits of Yoga for Kids
Kids can benefit from yoga too! What to expect from a children's yoga classes and how to do basic poses at home with your kids.

The Best Places to Do Yoga in Austin
Austin, Texas has a lot of really great places to do yoga. This locally crafted guide gives you the run-down on 15 of the most popular studios in town.

The Best Places to Do Yoga in Austin
Austin, Texas has a lot of really great places to do yoga. This locally crafted guide gives you the run-down on 15 of the most popular studios in town.

Understanding Integral Yoga
Integral yoga is a gentle, hatha yoga practice founded by Sri Swami Sachidananda, a respected yogi and scholar.

The Truth About "Sweating Out the Toxins" in Bikram Yoga
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How Yoga Can Relieve Constipation
If you're looking for natural ways to relieve constipation, yoga can help by improving motility and reducing stress. Here are 3 types of poses to try.

How to Take Your Yoga With You When You Travel
Just because you are traveling doesn't mean you have to stop your regular yoga practice. How to plan to visit local yoga studios or do a home practice when you are away.

10 Yoga Warm Up Poses
What to do with those awkward few minutes on your mat before class starts? Do these 10 yoga warm up poses to stretch your body and prepare your mind.

How to Make a Space for Yoga at Home
If you plan to do yoga at home, it helps a lot to have a designated space for your practice. Here's how to plan a yoga room without breaking the bank.

How to Do Standing Split - Urdhva Prasarita Eka Padasana
A yoga standing split is a great pose for stretching your hamstrings and working on core strength, balance, and awareness of preferred hip position.

How to Do Your Best Standing Forward Bend - Uttanasana
A standing forward bend is an important part of the sun salutation sequence. Here's how to get the most out of your pose by improving your alignment.

Start the New Year With a Simple Resolution: More Yoga
How to take a yogic approach to the tradition of new year's resolutions.

How to Do Staff Pose - Dandasana
Not much going on in staff pose, just sitting around, right? Wrong! The whole body is actively engaged in this pose, making it a lot harder than it looks.

Sridaiva Yoga and Bowspring Alignment - John Friend's Second Act
Remember Anusara Yoga's John Friend? He's back with a new style (Sridaiva) and alignment system (Bowspring). I gave it a try and here are my thoughts.

How to Improve Your Hamstring Flexibility With Yoga
Ever feel like your tight hamstrings are your biggest problem in yoga (or life)? Here's how you can improve your hamstring flexibility over time.

How to Keep Your Yoga Motivation During the Holidays
We all get busy during the holidays, but don't let your yoga practice fall by the wayside. Here's 4 strategies to keep your motivation up.

How to Find a Good Yoga Teacher
It's so important to take yoga from a good teacher, but how do you find that person who is going to lead your yoga journey? Although there are a lot of intangibles involved, I do have some tips for how to hone in on the right teacher for you.

How to Do a Yoga Plank Pose Like a Pro
Long before planking became an internet craze, yogis were doing it as part of their sun salutations. Here's how to get a workout from your plank.

How to Do Peacock Pose - Mayurasana
Peacock pose is one of yoga's most challenging arm balances. These step by step instructions will help you get into it.

How to Get Back Into Doing Yoga
You used to do yoga. For some reason you stopped. You want start doing it again. Whether it's been a few months or a few years, here's how to get back into it.

How to Do Dolphin Pose and Push-Ups
Dolphin Push-Ups are a yoga exercise that help strengthen your core and abs. They are a great preparation for more advanced pose like forearm stand.

How to Do a Yoga Headstand
Step-by-step instructions how to do a headstand, with photographic illustration for each step.

Full Headstand - Sirsasana A
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In What Order Should You Do Yoga Poses?
General rules on how to sequence and order poses so that your yoga workout will flow naturally.

Is it Even Worth it to Do Yoga Once a Week?
Are you wondering how often you need to do yoga to start to feeling its benefits? Yoga advice columnist Aunt Yoga will tell you.

Sleeping Vishnu Yoga Pose - Anantasana
Sleeping vishnu pose (anantasana) is a yoga balance done on your side that is a lot harder than it looks! Learn how to do it here.

How to Do Side Crow Yoga Pose - Parsva Bakasana
Side crow is an arm balance that can totally be tackled by intermediate yoga students. It's actually easier to get into than it looks. Here's how.

Should Your Heels Be on the Floor in Downward Dog?
Should your heels reach the floor in downward facing dog? There are a few different schools of thought. Our yoga advice columnist weighs in.

Should You Date Your Yoga Teacher?
What are the ethics of finding romance at the yoga studio? Advice columnist Aunt Yoga breaks down whether it's a good idea to date your yoga teacher.

How to Do Seated Wide Angle Pose - Upavistha Konasana
Upavistha konasana is yoga's take on a classic seated forward bend with wide legs, which means it's not all about how low you can go.

Yoga People: Jason Scholder Creator of the 3 Minute Egg Yoga Block
Q and A with Jason Scholder, Creator of the 3 Minute Egg Yoga Block. Learn more about yoga's most interesting people.

Seated Yoga Poses Library
This master list of all the seated poses on our site gives you a lot of options for stretching the hamstrings, groins, and hips

Seated Yoga Poses Library
This master list of all the seated poses on our site gives you a lot of options for stretching the hamstrings, groins, and hips

Calm Your Body With Sama Vritti - Equal Breathing
Sama vritti (equal breathing) is a yoga pranayama where you inhale and exhale for the same amount of time to calm the parasympathetic nervous system.

How to Do Heron Pose - Krounchasana
Heron pose is an intense stretch for pretty much all your major leg muscles, the hamstrings in particular. Props and modifications are helpful for beginners.

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Road Trip Yoga
Road warriors! Don't let pain ruin your road trip. Stay comfortable with these 7 poses designed to loosen you up after a long day in the car.

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How to Do Revolved Side Angle Pose - Parivrtta Parsvakonasana
Revolved side angle pose - parivrtta parsvakonasana is a variation on extended side angle, with a twist.

How to Do Hands and Knees Balance Yoga Pose
In a hands and knees balance, you lift one hand and the opposite knee off the floor at the same time to build core strength. Learn how step by step.

How to Do Ardha Uttanasana, Also Known as Flat Back
Ardha uttanasana is the pose you are doing in a sun salutation when your yoga teacher says

How to Do Half Lord of the Fishes - Ardha Matsyendrasana
Whether you call it half lord of the fishes, ardha matsyendrasana, or a seated spinal twist, it's a great way to unwind the tension from your spine.

How to Do a Yoga Handstand - Adho Mukha Vrksasana
There are a lot of way of approaching a yoga-style handstand. Here are some tips to help you get there and to reinforce that it's ok if you don't.

How to Do a Half Sun Salutation
How do you warm up for a sun salutation? With a half sun salutation, of course. This short series stretches your hamstrings, sides, and shoulders.

10 Great Yoga Gifts Under $50
You don't have to break the bank to give your loved ones fun, thoughtful yoga-inspired gifts. Includes jewelry, accessories, books, water bottles.

How to Do Pyramid Pose - Parsvottonasana
Hamstring challenged? Pyramid pose is the one! It may seem tough at first but consistent practice can make a huge difference in your flexibility.

Open Your Side Body With Gate Pose - Parighasana
Gate Pose offers the rare chance to get a really good stretch in your sides. Step by step instructions help you get there safely.

How to Do a Garland Pose - Malasana, A Yoga Squat
How do you feel about garland pose? Deep squatting brings up strong feelings, including dislike. Our tips can make it much more comfortable for you.

Get Fierce With This Sequence of Warrior Poses
This sequence of the five classic warrior poses is the perfect short yoga routine of standing poses to strengthen your legs and core.

Prenatal Yoga - The Third Trimester
You can still get a lot out of prenatal yoga in your third trimester of pregnancy. See which poses can help you prepare for delivery and which to avoid.

Plus-Size Yoga for Bigger Bodies
Information and special concerns for plus-size people who want to try yoga and advice on how to start yoga when you are overweight.

10 Poses of Warming Winter Yoga
When it's cold outside, you need to make your own heat. This series of 10 challenging yoga poses will do the trick.

Hero Pose - Winter Yoga Routine
Finish your warming winter yoga routine with a sit in virasana, followed by savasana.

Winter Yoga Series Plank Variations
Begin to generate some heat with a challenging sequence of one-legged plank variations.

Wide Legged Forward Bend - Winter Yoga Routine
Stretching the hamstrings as part of a warming winter yoga routine.

Tripod Headstand - Winter Yoga Routine
Inversions like headstand are recommended to prevent seasonal affective disorder, so are good to include in a winter yoga routine.

Skandasana - Winter Yoga Routine
A side to side flow in skandasana to help keep the heat building.

Awkward Chair - Winter Yoga Routine
You will feel the burn in your thighs holding utkatasana as part of a warming winter yoga routine.

Twisted Lunge - Winter Yoga Routine
Moving into a few twisting poses as part of a warming winter yoga routine.

Camel Pose - Winter Yoga Routine
Opening the chest in camel will help counteract the winter hunch.

Revolved Half Moon Pose - Winter Yoga Routine
A challenging twisted balance to build even more heat for a warming winter yoga routine.

Arm Balance Option - Side Crow Variation
Getting into this side crow variation from twisted knee to elbow is a bit of a challenge at first but you'll get the feel of it with practice.

Plank Variations That Work Your Core
Tired of the same old same old plank? Try these variations to keep your workout interesting.

Plank Variations Sequence - Downward Facing Dog
Begin this plank variation sequence with a good stretch in downward facing dog.

Plank Variations Sequence - Three-Legged Dog Pose
Three-legged dog is the launching point for each plank variation.

Plank Variation I - Knee to Nose
Learn how to do the first plank variation in our sequence, knee to nose.

Plank Variation II - Knee to Elbow
Bringing your knee forward to your upper arm is the challenge for the second plank variation.

Arm Balance Option - Eka Pada Koundinyasana II
If arm balances are part of your practice, you always have the option to fly into eka pada koundinyasana from plank variation II.

Plank Variation III - Twisted Knee to Elbow
The third plank variation in our series adds a twist.

How to Do Flying Crow Pose - Eka Pada Galavasana
If you can do pigeon and crow, you have the building block necessary for flying crow pose. Step by step instructions will get you there.

Introduction to Forrest Yoga and Ana Forrest
Forrest Yoga is a practice developed by yoga teacher Ana Forrest that emphasizes healing through vigorous vinyasa and therapeutic methods.

Reclined Big Toe Pose - Supta Padangusthasana for Back Pain
Reclined Big Toe Pose - Supta Padangusthasana helps stretch the hamstrings to relieve back pain.

Extended Side Angle Pose - Parsvakonasana for Back Pain
Extended Side Angle Pose - Parsvakonasana can help relieve back pain by opening the hips.

10 Alternatives to Lululemon
Fed up with Lululemon? There's a big world of yoga pants out there beyond the Luon. Here are some yoga brands with great cuts, fabrics, and diverse sizes.

How to Start Doing Yoga - Advice for Beginners
Here's how to pick a type of yoga, find a class, and get the appropriate clothing and equipment, plus what to expect.

People With Glaucoma Should Avoid Some Yoga Poses
People with elevated eye pressure due to glaucoma should approach some yoga poses with caution. Recommendations from glaucoma expert Dr. Robert Ritch.

How to Do Kapalabhati Pranayama - Skull Shining Breath
Kapalabhati Pranayama is a fast paced breath consisting of forced exhales followed by natural inhales. It warms, energizes, and cleans the airways.

How to Do a Seated Forward Bend Pose - Paschimottanasana
Most people think that paschimottanasana is all about touching your toes, but there are other markers of a deep forward bend that are more important here.

How to Do Revolved Half Moon Yoga Pose
Revolved Half Moon Pose is an advanced yoga pose combining a balance and a twist. Using props can help make this pose more accessible to beginners.

How to Do Scorpion Pose - Vrschikasana
Scorpion pose is a challenging inversion with a deep backbend. If you have a strong forearm stand, you can start to work on this advanced yoga pose.

How to Do Revolved Head to Knee Pose - Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana
There are many ways to do Revolved Head to Knee Pose - Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana, a forward bend with a twist. Our instructions cover beginners on up.

How to Do Reclined Hero Pose - Supta Virasana
Supta virasana is a strong stretch for the thighs. It's a reclined version of hero pose, which is intense enough for most yoga beginners. Learn how to do it safely.

Head to Knee Pose - Janu Sirsasana
Head to Knee Pose - Janu Sirsasana stretches the hips and hamstrings.

Seated Wide Legged Straddle - Upavistha Konasana
Seated Wide Legged Straddle - Upavistha Konasana to open the hips.

Knee to Ankle Pose
Knee to Ankle Pose to open the hips.

Camel Pose - Ustrasana
Camel pose is an effective way to open the chest, which helps reduce stress and thus depression.

Rabbit Pose - Sasangasana
Rabbit pose may help people with seasonal affective disorder as part of a consistent yoga practice.

Bridge Pose - Setu Bandha Sarvangasana
Bridge pose is a good way to open the chest to counter the hunched posture we assume when it's cold outside.

Headstand - Salamba Sirsasana
Inversions like headstand and handstand can help chase the winter blues away as part of a holistic approach to treating SAD.

Standing Forward Bend - Uttanasana Variation for SAD
A standing forward bend is an example of a simple yoga inversion that may help people with seasonal affective disorder.

How Yoga Can Help People With Seasonal Affective Disorder
Yoga recommendations for Seasonal Affective Disorder inspired by yoga for depression expert Amy Weintraub.

Yoga for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Posture
Yoga for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Improve your Posture.

Yoga for Carpal Tunnel - Stretch the Wrists
Gently stretching the wrists is good for people with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

Yoga for Carpal Tunnel - Open the Shoulders
Opening the shoulders can help reduce the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Stretch at Your Desk to Relieve CTS
Taking breaks to stretch while at work is good for your joints.

Crazy Yoga Pants Round Up: Jala
Essenial southern California yoga wear from Jala. You can wear their designs in the ocean and get a matching bra top to complete your outfit.

Crazy Yoga Pants Round Up: Liquido Active
Liquido yoga pants have beautiful vibrant patterns and a flattering cut.

Crazy Yoga Pants Round Up: Hot Chakras
Hot Chakra's patterned yoga pants include the dudes with their shorts designed just for men. Also lots of options for women available.

Crazy Yoga Pants Round Up: Black Milk
Black Milk leggings may not be designed just for yoga, but they are popular with yoginis, particularly the Muscles and Bones prints.

Crazy Yoga Pants Round Up: Purusha People
Metallic, floral, and tie dye patterned yoga leggings from LA-based Purusha People.

Crazy Yoga Pants Round Up: Katasana
Sparkle leggings! Katasana brings some sparkle to your boring yoga outfit.

Crazy Yoga Pants Round Up: FitFit
FitFit Yoga wear is made in Brazil and features tropical and animal prints.

Crazy Yoga Pants Round Up: ZuVi
ZuVi's abstract, swirly patterns stand out from other yoga leggings in a crowd.

Crazy Yoga Pants Round Up: Eagle Rock Werkshop
For truly unique prints, take a look at Eagle Rock Werkshop yoga leggings. Some are drawn, some a photorealistic, others look airbrushed.

Crazy Yoga Pants Round Up: Om Shanti
If you're looking for some of the craziest, most vibrant patterned yoga leggings, check out Miami-based Om Shanti.

Crazy Yoga Pants Round Up: Onzie
Onzie has some great patterned yoga pants in a variety of fits for all body types.

Crazy Yoga Pants Round Up: Teeki
Teeki yoga pants are some of the most comfortable, versatile, eco conscious and colorful we found.

Where to Buy Crazy Patterned Yoga Leggings
Move aside, basic black yoga pants. There is a new trend for crazy colorful yoga leggings in town. Here's 12 companies making wild pants.

Where to Buy Cheap Yoga Clothes
Seven place to shop for yoga clothing when you don't want to spend a lot. We searched out the best budget options, most of which are $20 and under.

Spring Yoga Workout
According to Ayurveda, in early spring we should begin to slough off the heavy coat of winter by doing practices that build heat in the body. It makes sense, since in the cold weather we tend to be less active and more in a nesting frame of mind. It's a good time to do some vinyasa yoga and invigorating breathing techniques, described here.

How to Do - Lion's Breath - Simhasana Pranayama
Roar! Lion's breath helps relieve tension by stretching your whole face. It also makes you look kind of crazy, which may contribute to its efficacy.

How to Do Legs Up the Wall - Viparita Karani
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How to Do Little Thunderbolt Pose - Laghu Vajrasana
Little thunderbolt pose is included in the Ashtanga second series. Learn how to do the classic version and a more intense variation for bendier backs.

How to Do Lizard Yoga Pose - Utthan Pristhasana
Lizard Pose really opens the hips. Since that's a tight area for a lot of people, these instructions include a few ways to modify for accessibility.

Jhalandara Bandha - Throat Lock
Jhalandara Bandha is the throat lock used in yoga to control energy in the body.

How Yoga Is Different From Stretching
Yoga is just a glorified name for stretching, right? Wrong! Yoga includes stretching and a whole lot more. Learn about the differences here.

How to Do Plow Pose - Halasana
Plow pose is a mild yoga inversion and preparation for shoulderstand. Learn how to use props to get you safely in and out of this pose.

Introduction to Yoga Philosophy - The Bhagavad Gita
The Bhagavad Gita is an ancient Indian poem which is often cited as a source for the philosophical foundations of yoga.

Interview with Baron Baptiste
Check out our interview with Baron Baptiste, renowned yoga instructor and founder of the Baptiste Power Yoga Institute.

Pose, Counter Pose: Headstand and Shoulderstand Sequence
A sequence of yoga inversions, including Headstand and Shoulderstand. Inversions, in which your head is lower than your heart, improve balance and core strength,

Yoga Inversions Sequence: Plow Pose
Plow Pose in yoga inversion series

Yoga Inversions Sequence: Shoulderstand
Shoulderstand - Salamba Sarvangasana in yoga inversions sequence.

Yoga Inversions Sequence: Ear Pressure Pose - Karnapidasana
Ear Pressure Pose - Karnapidasana in inversions sequence.

Yoga Inversions Sequence: Fish Pose - Matsyasana
Fish Pose - Matsyasana is often done as a counter pose to Shoulderstand.

Yoga Inversions Sequence: Fish Variation I
In Fish Variation I, you lift the legs.

Yoga Inversions Sequence: Fish Variation II
In Fish Variation II, you raise the arms.

Raised Arms Pose - Urdva Hastasana
Raised Arms Pose - Urdva Hastasana is part of the Prenatal yoga Sun salutation sequence.

Downward Facing Dog
Downward Facing Dog is part of the prenatal yoga Sun Salutation.

Prenatal Yoga Sequence - A Sun Salutation for Pregnancy
During pregnancy. you may want to change up your sun salutations to accommodate your growing belly. Learn prenatal variations on the classic poses here.

Prenatal Yoga Sequence - A Sun Salutation for Pregnancy
During later pregnancy, you may want to change up your sun salutations to accommodate your growing belly. Learn prenatal variations on the classic poses.

Lunge
Lunge is part of the prenatal yoga Sun Salutation.

Plank
Plank pose is part of the Prenatal yoga Sun Salutation.

Chaturanga Dandasana Variation
A Chaturanga Dandasana Variation is an optional part of the prenatal yoga Sun Salutation.

Lunge
Lunge is part of the prenatal yoga Sun Salutation.

Camper's Pose
Camper's Pose is part of the Prenatal yoga Sun Salutation.

Camper's Pose - Prenatal Yoga
Camper's Pose is part of the Prenatal yoga Sun Salutation.

Garland Pose - Malasana
Garland Pose - Malasana is great for garden work.

Useful Yoga Poses
Poses you can use on a daily bases, like when you need to use a public toilet (utkatasana).

Half Lord of the Fishes Pose - Ardha Matsyendrasana
Half Lord of the Fishes Pose - Ardha Matsyendrasana gives you the neck mobility to check your blind spot.

Cow Face Pose - Gomukhasana
Use Cow Face Pose to scratch your back.

How to Do a Yoga Headstand Safely
Yoga headstands can be dangerous if they are not done correctly. These step by step instructions help set you up to get into the pose safely.

How to Do a Yoga Headstand
Step-by-step instructions how to do a headstand, with photographic illustration for each step.

Headstand Preparation
Getting into a headstand safely, step 2.

Headstand Photo
Getting into a headstand, step 3.

Mermaid Yoga Pose - Pigeon Variation
Mermaid pose provides the missing link between pigeon prep and full pigeon. It sets you up to start exploring eka pada rajakapotasana.

What You Need to Know About Mom and Baby Yoga Classes
Doing mom and baby yoga classes is a great way to start to feel like yourself again after pregnancy and meet other new moms. Learn what to expect.

How to Do Hero Pose - Virasana
Virasana is a great (and often overlooked) pose for meditation because it's conducive to keeping a long spine. It's also a very intense quad stretch!

How to Do Half Lotus Position - Ardha Padmasana
Half lotus is a beginners' version of lotus for students working up the the full pose. It is a hip opener and came be used as a meditation posture.

How to Do Happy Baby - Ananda Balasana
Happy baby is a nice release for the low back that feels great at the end of a yoga session. Getting into it is easy when you take it step by step.

Learn to Do Surya Namaskara A
In the Ashtanga yoga tradition, each practice starts with sun salutations. First comes several rounds of surya namaskara A.

Learn to Do Surya Namaskar B
Step-by-step instructions take you through each pose in the Surya Namaskar B sequence from Ashtanga yoga.

Learn to Do Surya Namaskar B
Step-by-step instructions take you through each pose in the Surya Namaskar B sequence from Ashtanga yoga.

How to Do Forearm Stand - Pincha Mayurasana
Lots of tips on using props to make pincha mayurasana (forearm stand) accessible. Take it step-by-step to work your away into this advanced yoga pose.

How to Do Full Pigeon Pose - Eka Pada Rajakapotasana
This advanced version of pigeon pose combines the hip stretch we all know with an intense backbend. Get there step-by-step with these instructions.

How to Do Yoga at Home
A three pronged approach to doing yoga at home. Starting a home practice is all about finding the method, time, and space that works for you.

Firefly Yoga Pose - Tittibhasana
Step by step instructions get you into firefly pose. Like a lot of arm balances, doing this pose is less about arm strength and all about the core.

How to Do Eye of the Needle Pose - Sucirandhrasana
Eye of the Needle is great way to gently stretch the hips. It's a good warm-up stretch for any yoga class and alternative to pigeon for tight hips.

How to Do Cow Face Pose - Gomukhasana
Cow face pose has a funny name but packs a serious amount of stretching for the hips and shoulders. Lots of tips here on using props for support.

How to Do Eagle Pose - Garudasana
Eagle pose gets into some hard to stretch areas that can really use some attention, like your thighs and shoulders. Plus, improves your core strength!

How to Do Ear Pressure Pose - Karnapidasana
Karnapidasana is a rare yoga poses that actually illustrates one of the 8 Limbs of Yoga, pratyahara, as well as stretching your upper body.

How to Get Totally Relaxed in Corpse Pose - Savasana
Corpse Pose - Savasana is usually the last pose done in a yoga class. It is also called final relaxation. Here's how to get the most out of it.

Extended Side Angle Yoga Pose - Utthita Parsvakonasana
Extended Side Angle is a classic yoga pose that is often taught in vinyasa flow classes as part of a standing sequence. Learn how to do it correctly.

How to Do Down Dog Split - Three-Legged Dog Yoga Pose
Down dog split is also called three-legged dog. Lifting one leg off the floor improves arm and core strength and helps develop hip alignment awareness.

How to Do Bird of Paradise - Svarga Dvidasana
Bird of Paradise is an advanced standing, bound, balancing pose. Sound challenging? It is, but we'll break it down so that it becomes possible.

How to Do Camel Pose - Ustrasana
If the typical yoga backbend (pushing up from the floor) isn't a good fit for you, camel pose may be the answer to how you get your spinal extension.

How and When to Do Child's Pose - Balasana
Child's pose seems like a simple posture, but it's a very important part of your yoga practice. It teaches you to listen to your body and rest when needed.

Essential Props for a Relaxing Savasana
Savasana is usually the last pose you do in a yoga class and it offers a chance to lie down and let your body absorb the effects of your practice. Here's how to get the most out of your final relaxation.

How to Do Cow Pose
Cow pose, done on all fours with the belly dropped, is the starting position for a cat-cow stretch (chakravakasana) in yoga. Our photos show you how.

How to Do Cat Pose
Continuing the cat-cow stretch into the arched spine of cat pose. Check out our photos to see how to do this simple yoga stretch.

Yoga People: Anna Guest-Jelley Founder of Curvy Yoga
A Yoga People Q&A with Anna Guest-Jelley, the founder and CEO of Curvy Yoga, which helps people with bigger bodies experience the benefits of yoga.

AntiGravity Yoga - A Look Inside the Aerial Yoga Trend
In AntiGravity Yoga, the support of a silk hammock lifts your practice off the ground. Read what happened when I gave the aerial yoga trend a try.

Be Present Yoga Pants (Out of Business)
Sad to report that be present went out of business in 2015. I used to love all their pants (Agility, Mobility, and Kona).

Bad Alignment in Warrior II
To build a safe warrior II, you have to start from the ground up. This photo illustrates some common mistakes and how to fix them.

Bad Alignment in Boat Pose
Sometimes its tough to know which part of a pose like boat should be your priority. Well, I'm going to tell you.

9 Examples of Bad Yoga Poses and How to Fix Them
With so many yoga photos in the media, it can be hard to know when photos are showing us a bad form of a pose. Here are 8 examples from found photos.

Bad Alignment in Downward Facing Dog
A bad set up in downward facing dog can turn this pose from a resting position into a real chore. Here's how to fix some basic problems with downdog.

Bad Alignment in Plank
A yoga plank should look like, well, a plank. This means neither sticking your butt out nor letting your hips sag. Here's a solution.

Bad Alignment in Chaturanga Dandasana
A badly aligned chaturanga is a recipe for shoulder injury over time, Here's how to safely do this pose.

Bad Alignment in Upward Facing Dog
If this photo of upward facing dog reminds you of how you do the pose, you're going to want to look at our fix.

Bad Alignment in Tree Pose
Can you spot the big no-no in this tree pose? We'll tell you what it is and how to fix it.

Bad Alignment in Shoulderstand
Alignment is super important in shoulderstand because the neck is in a vulnerable position. Here's what NOT to do.

Yogitoes Skidless Towel Review
Yogitoes Skidless Towels, a popular yoga product, promise to reduce slipping on your mat. Read my review to see if you should try one.

What Is Yoga Nidra?
Yoga nidra can help people with insomnia, PTSD, addiction, and stress regain a healthier life. Learn about this deep relaxation and meditation technique.

What's the Best Time of Day to Do Yoga?
Are you wondering when to do yoga? You may be surprised at what time of day is the best for your practice.

How to Do Thunderbolt Pose - Vajrasana
Kneeling, as in vajrasana pose, maintains the natural curves of the spine and helps counter all those hours you spend in a chair.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

How to Do Supine Spinal Twist - Supta Matsyendrasana
Supine Spinal Twist - Supta Matsyendrasana is a twist done lying on the back. This pose is often done prior to relaxation at the end of a yoga class.

How to Do Warrior II - Virabhadrasana II
Warrior II is a classic standing yoga pose. Build a strong, fierce pose from the ground up with our step-by-step instructions.

Why Alignment Matters in Yoga
In yoga, alignment is the ideal position for each pose. Although students are always told to listen to their own bodies first, find out why alignment still matters.

What Is Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga?
Baptiste Power Vinyasa is one of the most popular types of hot power yoga. Here are the 5 most important things to know about this style.

What's a Yogi Toe Lock and Why You'd Want to Use One
Though yogi toe lock sounds a bit sinister, it's really just a way to hold your toe in some yoga poses. Also: what to do if you can't reach your toe.

Yoga Advice Column - Get Advice on Your Yoga Questions
Ask Aunt Yoga, a yoga advice column, answers your yoga questions.

What Is Gentle Yoga?
If you're looking for yoga that is about stretching and clearing the mind instead of sweating and contorting, gentle yoga may be for you.

How to Do Yoga With Your Kids
Ways to make yoga fun for your kids so you can all enjoy a little yoga time.

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Yoga Inversions During Your Period - Is It OK?
There are many different schools of thought on whether yoga inversions should be avoided by women during their period. Here's what you should do.

About.com Free Yoga Videos
Free yoga videos on About.com, featuring individual pose instructions, yoga sequences, and general yoga topics.

Forearm Stand – Pincha Mayurasana
Forearm Stand – Pincha Mayurasana. Page 4.

Half Forward Bend - Ardha Uttanasana
Half Forward Bend - Ardha Uttanasana. Page 4.

Down Dog Split
Down Dog Split. Yoga. Page 8.

Downward Facing Dog - Adho Muhka Svanasana
Downward Facing Dog - Adho Muhka Svanasana. Page 7.

Lunge
Lunge. Yoga. Page 5.

Yoga Backbends Photo Gallery
13 ways to add backbending into your yoga routine, for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students.

Humble Warrior
Humble Warrior. Yoga. Page 21.

Yoga Standing Poses Photo Gallery
Looking for that one yoga pose you did in class but you can't quite remember the name? See if this gallery of 28 standing poses can jog your memory.

Yoga Standing Poses Photo Gallery
Looking for that one yoga pose you did in class but you can't quite remember the name? See if this gallery of 28 standing poses can jog your memory.

Lizard Pose - Utthan Pristhasana
Lizard Pose - Utthan Pristhasana. Page 22.

Legs Up the Wall - Viparita Karani
Legs Up the Wall - Viparita Karani. Page 2.

Supported Bridge
Supported Bridge yoga photo. Page 3.

Eight Angle Pose - Astavakrasana
Eight Angle Pose - Astavakrasana. Page 7.

Crow Pose - Bakasana
Crow Pose - Bakasana. Yoga. Page 2.

Firefly Pose - Tittibhasana
Firefly Pose - Tittibhasana. Yoga. Page 5.

Flying Crow Pose - Eka Pada Galavasana
Flying Crow Pose - Eka Pada Galavasana photo. Page 6.

Scale Pose - Tolasana
Scale Pose - Tolasana. Yoga.

Side Crow Variation
Side Crow Variation. Yoga. Page 4.

Side Crow - Parsva Bakasana
Side Crow - Parsva Bakasana. Yoga. Page 3.

Headstand Pose - Salamba Sirsasana
Headstand Pose - Salamba Sirsasana. Page 3.

Plow Pose - Halasana
Plow Pose - Halasana. Yoga.

Scorpion Pose - Vrschikasana
Scorpion Pose - Vrschikasana. Yoga. Page 5.

Shoulderstand - Salamba Sarvangasana
Shoulderstand - Salamba Sarvangasana. Page 2.

Dragonfly Pose
Dragonfly Pose. Yoga. Page 8.

Half Moon Pose - Ardha Chandrasana
Half Moon Pose - Ardha Chandrasana. Page 23.

Awkward Chair Pose - Utkatasana
Awkward Chair Pose - Utkatasana photo. Page 26.

Eagle Pose - Garudasana
Eagle Pose - Garudasana photo. Yoga. Page 27.

Extended Side Angle II - Utthita Parsvakonasana II
Extended Side Angle II - Utthita Parsvakonasana II. Page 14.

Bound Extended Side Angle - Baddha Utthita Parsvakonasana
Bound Extended Side Angle - Baddha Utthita Parsvakonasana Page 15.

Extended Side Angle Pose - Utthita Parsvakonasana
Extended Side Angle Pose - Utthita Parsvakonasana. Page 13.

High Lunge
High Lunge. Yoga. Page 6.

King Dancer Pose - Natarajasana
King Dancer Pose - Natarajasana. Yoga. Page 28.

Mountain Pose - Tadasana
Mountain Pose - Tadasana photo. Yoga.

Pyramid Pose II - Parsvottonasana
Pyramid Pose II - Parsvottonasana. Page 20.

Pyramid Pose - Parsvottonasana
Pyramid Pose - Parsvottonasana. Yoga. Page 19.

Raised Arms Pose - Urdhva Hastasana
Raised Arms Pose - Urdhva Hastasana photo. Page 2.

Reverse Warrior
Reverse Warrior. Yoga. Page 11.

Revolved Half Moon Pose – Parivritta Ardha Chandrasana
Revolved Half Moon Pose Parivritta Ardha Chandrasana. Page 24.

Revolved Side Angle Pose – Parivritta Parsvakonasana
Revolved Side Angle Pose Parivritta Parsvakonasana. Page 16.

Revolved Triangle Pose – Parivritta Trikonasana
Revolved Triangle Pose Parivritta Trikonasana. Page 18.

Standing Forward Bend - Uttanasana
Standing Forward Bend - Uttanasana photo. Page 3.

Tree Pose - Vrksasana
Tree Pose - Vrksasana photo. Yoga. Page 25.

Triangle Pose - Trikonasana
Triangle Pose - Trikonasana. Yoga. Page 17.

Warrior I - Virabhadrasana I
Warrior I - Virabhadrasana I. Yoga. Page 9.

Warrior II - Virabhadrasana II
Warrior II - Virabhadrasana II. Yoga. Page 10.

Warrior III - Virabhadrasana III
Warrior III - Virabhadrasana III. Page 12.

Bow Pose – Dhanurasana
Bow Pose Dhanurasana. Yoga. Page 10.

Bridge Pose - Setu Bandha Sarvangasana
Bridge Pose - Setu Bandha Sarvangasana. Page 2.

Camel Pose - Ustrasana
Camel Pose - Ustrasana. Yoga. Page 5.

Cobra Pose - Bhujangasana
Cobra Pose - Bhujangasana. Yoga.

Fish Pose - Matsyasana
Fish Pose - Matsyasana. Yoga. Page 8.

Fish Variation
Fish Variation. Yoga. Page 9.

Full One-Legged King Pigeon - Eka Pada Rajakapotasana
Full One-Legged King Pigeon - Eka Pada Rajakapotasana. Page 12.

King Dancer Pose - Natarajasana
King Dancer Pose - Natarajasana. Yoga. Page 7.

Locust Pose – Shalabasana
Locust Pose Shalabasana. Yoga. Page 4.

Reverse Warrior
Reverse Warrior. Yoga. Page 3.

Scorpion Pose - Vrschikasana
Scorpion Pose - Vrschikasana. Yoga. Page 13.

Upward Facing Dog - Urdhva Muhka Svanasana
Upward Facing Dog - Urdhva Muhka Svanasana. Page 6.

Wheel Pose – Urdhva Dhanurasana
Wheel Pose Urdhva Dhanurasana. Page 11.

Ayurveda
Ayurveda offers an alternative medical model for health. Ayurveda and yoga have a common history and origin, and can be thought of as sister practices in the pursuit of physical and mental well being.

Goddess Pose - Supta Baddha Konasana
Goddess Pose - Supta Baddha Konasana

Yoga Poses for Abs
Yoga Poses for Abs

Advanced Yoga Poses
Advanced yoga poses for the advanced yoga student.

Yoga Poses for Arm Strength
Yoga Poses for Arm Strength

Beginning Yoga Poses
The number of yoga poses (each with its own unfamiliar name) there are can be a bit overwhelming. Before you throw up your hands, look at this list of basic poses for beginners. These beginning yoga poses are all you need to know before taking your first yoga class.

Yoga Poses for Chest Opening
Yoga Poses for Chest Opening

Hamstrings
Yoga Poses for Hamstrings

Yoga Poses for Hips
Yoga Poses for Hips

Yoga Poses for Legs
Yoga Poses for Legs

Yoga Poses for Shoulders
Yoga Poses for Shoulders

Yoga Poses for the Spine
Yoga Poses for the Spine