Joint and back pain can really drain out your energy & slow us down both physically and emotionally in our everyday life. To feel comfortable in daily life when you’re living with chronic pain, requires becoming really good at balancing the two: stretching and strengthening. Stretching out your muscles when they are sore can feel amazing, but […]

Being able to do a front leg split can be an impressive skill to have. However, doing a successful front leg split will require a high level of flexibility in the legs and hips. Developing this flexibility can take a lot of practice, requiring you to work slowly and safely to achieve the full front […]

Yoga is an excellent choice for sustainable weight loss. It uses your own body weight to develop every muscle of your body. The yoga asanas stretch, strengthen and tone your muscles all at the same time leading to a leaner and more flexible body. As with any weight loss plan, your food intake is highly […]

Firefly and Insect pose are both arm balance poses that requires more core strength than arm strength. The physical comparisons between firefly pose and the insect’s pose are pretty easy to see. The steps are the exact same, except in Firefly, the last step is to straighten the legs. Lets look at these steps below. Insect […]

Elephant Trunk pose may look like an arm focusing asana. In reality, full body awareness and strong engagement are needed to keep the form maintained. The asymmetrical balance of the legs and the muscle action needed to keep shoulder straight engages your whole body. This pose builds strength, flexibility, and balance in the legs, hips, […]

Shiva Pose is a complex pose involving a lot of muscle groups. It requires a solid core and good amount of strength and flexibility in the lower half of the body. It is a blend of the Compass pose and the Reverse Table pose, both of which should be practiced before attempting Shiva. The Shiva […]