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 […]

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, […]

a girl performing the Shiva pose in Yoga

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 […]

Headstand can be an energizing pose. It’s also one of the most difficult pose to master and if done incorrectly, can cause serious injury. Inversions usually requires strong hamstrings, flexible spine and shoulders, and solid upper body strength. You can follow up with our previous post Inversions and Core Strengthening to build strong core and […]

Eight Angle Pose: Fire up your abs for this difficult asymmetrical arm balance. Keep yourself grounded and don’t rush into any movements. This arm balance pose also requires core and arm strength. Before trying this pose, it’s important to warm up your body! Sun Salutations are a perfect warm-up exercise. They activate the major muscles in […]