How to master the Front leg split in 30 days

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 leg split. By getting in regular stretching routines and training, … Continue reading How to master the Front leg split in 30 days

The Elephant Trunk Pose: How to Master it

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, core, chest, shoulders and neck area. Awareness of the different … Continue reading The Elephant Trunk Pose: How to Master it

a girl performing the Shiva pose in Yoga

The Shiva pose: Deconstruct and Master

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 pose engages the muscles of the back, the core, hips, … Continue reading The Shiva pose: Deconstruct and Master

8 Steps to a Headstand (Sirsasana)

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 know more about inversion, before you jump into this pose. … Continue reading 8 Steps to a Headstand (Sirsasana)

8 Angle Pose (Astavakrasana)

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 your body, as well as the muscles surrounding the spine … Continue reading 8 Angle Pose (Astavakrasana)