Pose Breakdown

Pose Breakdown – Boat Pose

Pose Breakdown – Boat Pose

In this pose, the body is entirely balanced on the sit bones forming the letter 'V'. In order to get into this pose, the engagement of the core muscles plays a crucial role in order to get the right balance and stability. The arms and the legs are balanced in the air...

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Pose Breakdown: Pigeon Pose

Pose Breakdown: Pigeon Pose

Yoga handles stiff hips in a variety of ways, but most directly through a family of poses that are known loosely as “hip openers.” Some hip openers increase the external, or outward, rotation of the femur bone in the hip socket. Others lengthen the psoas muscle, a...

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Pose Breakdown: Hand To Big Toe

Pose Breakdown: Hand To Big Toe

This standing pose is considered as a balance pose while having one leg raised at hip level or more and holding this raised leg's big toe with your hand. The pressure builds towards the leg which is firm on the ground to hold the body in balance. If the hamstrings are...

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Pose Breakdown: Warrior III

Pose Breakdown: Warrior III

Warrior III (Virabhadrasana III) is a standing balance pose. It improves your balance and strengthens your core. On your standing leg, this pose stretches the back of your thigh (hamstring) and bum (glute) while strengthening the front of your thigh (quadriceps) and...

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