Category: Chest Opening Yoga Poses

Upward Facing Two-Foot Staff Pose

  Upward Facing Two-Foot Staff Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Begin by preparing as you would for Urdhva Dhanurasana (Upward Bow Pose). Lie on your back, feet on the floor, heels …

Wild Thing

  Wild Thing: Step-by-Step Instructions Start in Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog). Bring your weight into your right hand and roll onto the outer edge of your right foot …

Lord of the Dance Pose

  We’ll start with a modified version of the pose. The full pose will be described in the Variation section below. (not-ah-raj-AHS-anna) nata = actor, dancer, mime raja = …

Half Frog Pose

  Half Frog Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Lie on your belly. Press your forearms against the floor and lift your head and upper torso. Bend your right knee and bring …

Cow Pose

  Cow Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Start on your hands and knees in a “tabletop” position. Make sure your knees are set directly below your hips and your wrists, elbows and …

Upward Bow (Wheel) Pose

  (OORD-vah don-your-AHS-anna) urdhva = upward dhanu = bow Upward Bow (Wheel) Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Lie supine on the floor. Bend your knees and set your feet on the …

Fish Pose

  Traditionally Fish Pose is performed with the legs in Padmasana. Since Padmasana is beyond the capacity of most beginning students, here we?ll work either with the knees bent, …

Upward-Facing Dog Pose

  (OORD-vah MOO-kah shvon-AHS-anna) urdhva mukha = face upward (urdhva = upward mukha = face) svana = dog Upward-Facing Dog Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Lie prone on the floor. Stretch …
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