Yoga for Neck Pain: 7 Poses for Neck Flexibility and Strength

Yoga for Neck Pain: 7 Poses for Neck Flexibility and Strength

Neck pain is one of the most common types of pain in the age of smartphones and desk jobs. The extra strain on the neck muscles often results in headaches as the neck connects the brain to the rest of the body through the spine. Due to the presence of the important...
Yoga for Lower Back Pain: 7 Poses That Have Your Back

Yoga for Lower Back Pain: 7 Poses That Have Your Back

As a yoga instructor, one of the most common complaints I hear from my students is back pain. This makes sense because, according to the American College of Physicians, lower back pain is one of the most common reasons for all doctor visits in the U.S. Whether...
How To Do Puppy Pose

How To Do Puppy Pose

(Uttana Shishosana): Techniques, Benefits, Variations Level – BeginnerPuppy Pose(Uttana Shishosana) Puppy Pose Prep & Practice 1 Come to a tabletop position, bringing the shoulders over wrists and hips over the knees. You can curl or uncurl the toes. 2 Begin...
How To Do Happy Baby Pose

How To Do Happy Baby Pose

(Ananda Balasana): Techniques, Benefits, Variations Level – Beginner Happy Baby Pose (Ananda Balasana)   Happy Baby Pose Prep & Practice 1 Come to lie down on your back. Bring one knee into your chest and then the other. 2 Flex through both feet and...
Stiff Shoulders? Try This Yoga For Shoulder Pain

Stiff Shoulders? Try This Yoga For Shoulder Pain

This year has been wild for many reasons, including the COVID pandemic. To make matters worse, all of this self-isolation time has forced many of us to work from home, which often means work-from-the-couch. And this can be absolutely AWFUL when it comes to back, neck,...
How To Do Seated Spinal Twist/Half Lord of the Fishes Pose

How To Do Seated Spinal Twist/Half Lord of the Fishes Pose

(Ardha Matsyendrasana): Techniques, Benefits, Variations Level – Intermediate Seated Spinal Twist/Half Lord of the Fishes (Ardha Matsyendrasana)   Seated Spinal Twist/Half Lord of the Fishes Pose Prep & Practice 1 Begin seated on the floor and place the...