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 […]

Yoga has thousands of variations in its poses. The variations make sure that you have developed every single muscle in your body and not just the main groups. All the advanced practitioners spend their time with variations after having mastered the main poses. It may not be necessary to learn them all to call yourself […]

A simple seated hip opener that gently stretches the hamstrings, pelvic floor muscles, groins, and gluteus maximus muscles. Baby Cradle Pose also helps to release tensions at the lower back and hips due to long hours of desk work. How To Begin sitting with your legs in Easy Pose (Sukhasana or cross legged). Reach down, grab the outside […]

This pose will work out all of your leg muscles and abdominals for a strong and balanced core. Also , like any balance pose, it focuses the mind and increases clarity. How To Begin by coming into Awkward Chair Pose (Utkatasana). Take several breaths here with both feet grounded into the floor. Make sure your thighs […]

One Legged Four Limbed Staff Pose is an advanced variation of Chaturanga dandasana (Four Limbed Staff Pose). Chaturanga dandasana is the foundation pose for all arm balances and One Legged Four Limbed Staff Pose is done to strengthen the core muscles to build endurance and strength. How To Begin with Adho Mukha Svanasana /downward facing dog.  Inhale and lift your […]

Boat Pose is one of the most well-known yoga poses for core strength. There are variations provided alongside the article. How to Begin seated with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor, hands resting beside your hips. Draw your awareness inward and focus on your breath. Allow your inhalations and exhalations to be […]