Yoga Pose: Lizard Lunge

2018-09-10T11:35:39-05:00September 10th, 2018|Fitness, Yoga|

Lizard Lunge is a great hip opener that can be modified for all yogis~whether you need to increase accessibility or increase the challenge! Move-It Monday~Yoga Pose: Lizard Lunge Difficulty level: Easy to Medium Benefits Stretches and opens the hip flexors, quadriceps and hamstrings Encourages a full range of motion in [...]

Yoga Pose: Three Legged Dog

2018-08-13T17:38:16-05:00August 13th, 2018|Fitness, Yoga|

Use Three-Legged Dog to build upper body strength while enjoying side body lengthening. Move-It Monday~Yoga Pose: Three Legged Dog Difficulty level: Easy to Medium Benefits Lengthens the side body Opens the hamstrings Strengthens the hands, shoulders, and will Adds a twist to stimulate abdominal organs Three-legged dog is often used [...]

Yoga Pose: Supported Pyramid (Parsvottanasana)

2018-08-06T14:42:25-05:00August 6th, 2018|Fitness, Yoga|

Open up with Supported Parsvottanasana (Pyramid Pose)! Move-It Monday~Yoga Pose: Supported Pyramid Difficulty level: Easy Benefits Strengthens and opens the ankles, knees, thighs Stretches the calves, hamstrings, hips, spine, shoulders, chest Stimulates abdominal organs, improving digestion Begin in Warrior 1  with your right leg in front and with blocks in [...]

Yoga Pose: Easy Seated Twist

2018-07-23T18:54:25-05:00July 23rd, 2018|Fitness, Yoga|

Easy Seated Twist:  Little move, big benefits. Move-It Monday~Yoga Pose: Easy Seated Twist Difficulty level: Easy Benefits Opens the ankles, knees, hips, chest, shoulders Strengthens the spine Stimulates abdominal organs, improving digestion Twists have great benefits (see above)!  Don't let the "Easy" in the title fool you, though.  Generally in [...]

Yoga Pose: Head to Knee Forward Fold (Janu Sirsasasana)

2018-07-02T11:07:17-05:00July 2nd, 2018|Fitness, Yoga|

Janu Sirsasana (Head to Knee Forward Fold) opens your hamstrings, strengthens and stretches the low back, and combines a nice twist. Move-It Monday~Yoga Pose: Head to Knee Forward Fold (Janu Sirsasana) Difficulty level: Easy Benefits Stretches the waist, spine, sidebody, low back and hamstrings Strengthens the low back Begin in [...]

Yoga Pose: Ardha Uttanasana (Monkey Pose)

2018-06-18T17:45:56-05:00June 18th, 2018|Fitness, Yoga|

Ardha Uttanasana, Half Forward Fold, Monkey Pose~whatever name you use to describe the pose~will help you find length in your side body, hamstrings, and freedom in the back and neck. Move-It Monday~Yoga Pose: Monkey Pose (Ardha Uttanasana) Difficulty level: Easy Benefits Stretches the hamstrings,waist, spine, chest, sidebody and shoulders Strengthens [...]