Adho Mukha Svanasana / Downward-Facing Dog

Technique & Practice: Come onto the floor on your hands and knees. Set your knees directly below your hips and your hands slightly forward of your shoulders. Spread your palms, index fingers parallel or slightly turned out, and turn your toes under. Exhale and lift your knees away from the floor. At first keep the…

Mountain Pose – Tadasana

Technique & Practice: Stand with the bases of your big toes touching, heels slightly apart (so that your second toes are parallel). Lift and spread your toes and the balls of your feet, then lay them softly down on the floor. Rock back and forth and side to side. Gradually reduce this swaying to a…

Half Cobra Pose

Technique & Practice:  place your palms on the floor beside the feet, keep the arms straight inhale and bring your left leg back, drop your left knee on the floor and bend your right knee in the final posture, the left foot, both hands, left knee and toes support the body. the back is slightly…

Cobra Pose – Bhujangasana

Technique & Practice: Place your palms flat on the mat close to your lower rib cage. Keep your elbows tight to your ribs Point your toes back, pressing the tops of your feet into the mat Roll the heads of your arm bones back to make your side body long Inhale, press your hands down…

Forward Fold – Uttanasana

Technique & Practice: Exhale and fold forward Keep belly away from your thighs Relax your head and neck down towards the mat Uttanasana can be used as a resting position between the standing poses. Stay in the pose for 30 seconds to 1 minute. It can also be practiced as a pose in itself. Don’t…

Standing Back Arch – Urdhva Hastasana

Technique & Practice: Begin in Mountain Pose.  Set your foundation, Stand tall Bread in, let energy flow true your body Inhale, bring your arms up overhead, shoulder width apart, palms facing, fingers spread wide. Exhale and gently curl your spine backwards, to create the standing back arch. Tuck your tailbone under slightly and continue to…