Yoga is a great way to strengthen your body and increase flexibility. This how to video teaches a yoga pose for arm balance, Visvamitrasana. Yoga instructor Christine Navarro demonstrates the Visvamitrasana and provides instruction on how to get into the yoga posture.
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In this tutorial, Dina Prioste shows us how to do a yoga dancers pose. Start standing with your weight on your left leg. Now, bend your right leg and grab it behind you. Now, lift your left arm up and keep raising your right leg. Open up into your back bend and lean forward. A ...more
In this free video yoga lesson, you'll learn an exercise to do a downward-facing dog pose yoga exercise. With yoga, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding acciden ...more
Have you ever wanted to be your own means of transportation? No, we're not talking about walking, but rather contorting your body into a wheel. Sound painful? It is, to be sure, but it looks pretty darn cool! If you're an intermediate yoga practitioner who's looking to either ...more
In this free video yoga lesson, you'll learn a popular variant on the downward-facing dog pose exercise. With yoga, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding acciden ...more
Core strength is often associated with the practice of pilates, but having a strong midsection is just as important in pilates' sister practice, yoga. With all the flow between down dogs and vinyasas, it's important to keep your body steady and your core engaged. Watch this v ...more
The Warrior II pose is a popular standing yoga posture used in many forms of yoga, including hatha, ashtanga, Iyengar, and Bikram. Learn elements of the popular warrior II yoga pose in this free yoga video lesson series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Do the warrior II yoga pose. Do th ...more
Yoga sun salutations are a great way to warm up for an exercise routine or stretch the back and spine. Learn advanced options for yoga sun salutation poses with tips from a yoga instructor in this free fitness video series. Part 1 of 8 - How to Do an advanced sun salutation yo ...more
Yoga is a great way to strengthen your body and increase flexibility. This how to video teaches a yoga pose for arm balance, Vasisthasana or the side plank yoga pose. Yoga instructor Christine Navarro demonstrates the Vasisthasana or the side plank yoga pose and provides instr ...more
Yoga is a great way to strengthen your body and increase flexibility. This how to video teaches a yoga pose for arm balance, Pinchu Mayurasana or Forearm Balance yoga pose. Yoga instructor Christine Navarro demonstrates the Pinchu Mayurasana or Forearm Balance yoga pose and pr ...more
Increase flexibility with the Bharadvaja's yoga twist. Learn how to do the Bharadvaja's yoga pose in this yoga video lesson. To do the Bharadvaja's Twist you will sit with both feet to one side, place right foot on left instep, and twist away from knees. With this how to video ...more
Looking for new yoga poses? Learn how to do the Noose Pose in this yoga video. To do the Noose yoga pose you should come into squat pose, wrap arms around back & under knee, twist body and breathe properly. With this how to video you will be able to incorporate the noose pose ...more
In this yoga how-to video Kira Ryder plays moving towards half camel (ustrasana). She emphasizes the movement toward the half camel yoga pose slowly and with awareness on the whole spine and neck. Allowing the neck to be an expression of the posture helps us be in truth. So wa ...more
Want to find new yoga poses? Learn about the Deer Seal Pose in this yoga video clip. To do the Deer Seal pose you should open up hips, stack legs, sit up straight and bring chest forward. With this how to video you will be able to do the Deer Seal yoga pose.
If you feel tightness in you back and need a yoga pose to help open up your spine then this is the video for you. Watch this fitness how to video to learn how to stretch the back with a yoga cobra pose. Cobra pose entails lying flat on your belly, spreading your fingers apart, ...more
The Half Frog pose increases flexibility in the neck and shoulders. Learn how to do the Half Frog Pose in this video clip about yoga positions and moves. To do the Half Frog yoga pose you should touch left foot with left hand, press knee back, pull heel to hip, and breathe pro ...more
In yoga the Bound Forward Fold involves twisting the body and clasping the hands together. Learn a new yoga pose in this video yoga lesson. Take action: place feet wider than hips, root into feet, bend knees to lock, and focus on breathing. Cindy Mastry, the instructor of this ...more
The Dancing Dog Pose starts as the popular Downward Dog Pose. Learn a new yoga pose in this video yoga lesson. Take action: start in Downward Dog, extend leg and open hip, allow foot to fall, and lengthen the spine. Cindy Mastry, the instructor of this how-to video, has practi ...more
Stretch the spine with the Cat Pose. Learn how to do the Cat Pose in this yoga video clip. To practice Cat pose you should get into table top position, round back, and breathe properly. With this how to video you will be able to practice the Cat yoga pose at home.
Stretch the shoulders and spine with the Plow Pose. Learn how to do the Plow Pose in this yoga video. To do the Plow pose you should lie on back, lift feet & legs into air overhead, touch toes to floor above head, and breathe properly. With this how to video you should be able ...more
Watch this instructional yoga video to do the stoop pose. This yoga pose is also called the Hindi squat. The stoop pose is a simple and efficient exercise, but you should make sure you are doing it right. The squat pose opens up the hips and pelvis. Use a blanket or mat to pro ...more
You've tried the beginning level yoga poses, now to an intermediate level pose. In this yoga how to video we show you how to do the lotus yoga pose. The lotus pose is also known as padmasana. To try this at home you have to make sure that your hip muscles are open enough. If y ...more
The Pelvic Rocking exercise is a great pose for overcoming stiffness and drowsiness in the morning. Learn how to do the Pelvic Rocking Pose in this yoga video. First lie on your back, place heels under knees, inhale & exhale, rocking pelvis. With this how to video you will be ...more
The Plank Pose strengthens the arms and spine and prepares you for advanced yoga poses. Learn how to do the Plank Pose in this yoga video. To do the Plank Pose you should come into Table Top position, lift knees in Plank Position, and breathe properly. With this how to video y ...more
Looking for new yoga poses? Learn how to do the Side Crane Pose in this yoga video. To practice the Side Crane pose you will get into squat pose, place both hands to one side, place one elbow on hip, other on knee and balance knee on elbow and lift up. With this how to video y ...more
Improve balance and strengthen legs with the Eagle Pose. Learn how to do the Eagle Pose in this video clip about yoga positions and moves. To do the Eagle pose you should stand up straight on one foot, bring right knee over left, extend & cross arms, place palms together, and ...more
Looking for advanced yoga poses? Learn how to do the King Pigeon Pose in this yoga video clip. To do the King Pigeon pose you should open hip, chest & heart, bring leg forward, square hips, draw toe closer to head and breathe properly. With this how to video you will be able t ...more
Yoga is a great way to strengthen your body and increase flexibility. This how to video teaches a yoga pose for arm balance, the Astavakrasana or scissors pose. Yoga instructor Christine Navarro demonstrates the Astavakrasana and provides instruction on how to get into the sci ...more
The name Cow Face pose has probably got you asking, what does this yoga pose do? What doesn't it do? Find relief from back pain, improve flexibility in the neck and shoulders, feel invigorated and calm by practicing Gomukhasana, or Cow's Face pose. Video: .
The Lion yoga pose certainly looks funny and you may get a few chuckles if you do this in front of people, but it has amazing benefits for you entire face. Consisting of you sticking your tongue out while exhaling with a hissing sound, the Lion pose helps strengthen your jaw m ...more
The wood chopper yoga pose is great for loosening your spine and hamstrings. Watch this how to video and learn to develop lower back strength and flexibility. The wood chopper also helps to develop your breathing muscles.
This is a how to video demonstration of the standing wide angle with twist yoga pose. This video also gives you tips on how proper breathing. This standing pose is excellent for loosening and strengthening breathing muscles and for helping open up the upper body for better bal ...more
If you experience nasty calf cramps during the night, then this prenatal yoga pose is for you. Learn how to do head-to-knee pose to relieve your tight muscles.
The Firefly Pose is an advanced balance pose. Learn a new yoga pose in this video yoga lesson. Take action: let go of fear, engage core, find counter balance, walk hands back behind legs, and move energy forward. Cindy Mastry, the instructor in this how-to video, has practiced ...more
Parsva bakasana is more commonly known as crane pose. This posture requires good upper body strength. There is a way to get into the pose by placing the elbow into the sides of the ribs. The lower arms bones (ulna and radius) act as supporting beams and the yoga pose side cran ...more
The Heron Pose stretches the thighs and ankles and improves posture. Learn how to do the Heron Pose in this video clip about yoga positions and moves. To do the heron pose you should work hamstrings & abs, extend leg & spine, straighten leg, don't compromise spine, and breathe ...more
Open the chest and shoulders with the Warrior Pose. Learn how to do the Warrior Pose in this yoga video lesson. Take action: build strength and stamina, start from Warrior Two, reach one arm up, and squeeze thighs and breathe. Cindy Mastry, the instructor of this how-to video, ...more
Yoga is a great way to strengthen your body and increase flexibility. This is a yoga tutorial for arm balance or Firefly pose. Yoga instructor Christine Navarro demonstrates the Tittibhasana or Firefly pose and provides instruction on the asana or pose.
Do one or all three of these lower back strengthening exercises to help you blossom into a yoga peacock pose.
The heron pose in yoga was created expressly to introduce yoga beginners into the intense hamstring stretches that characterize almost all yoga exercises and to keep yoga veterans lithe and Gumby-like. By turning your midsection as you hold the bottom of your foot with the op ...more
Stretch hips, ankles, shoulders, and chest with the Cow Face Pose. Learn how to do the Cow Face Pose in this yoga video clip. To practice Cow Face pose you should sit with knees together & legs crossed, reach one hand over back, reach other hand around side, and breathe proper ...more
Improve balance, concentration and arm strength with the Crane Pose. Learn how to do the Crane Pose in this yoga video clip. To practice the Crane pose you should come into squat, frog-like position, lift tailbone toward sky, balance knees on arms and breathe properly. With th ...more
Okay, we're going to be honest here and let you know up front that the eagle yoga pose ain't no walk in the park. In fact, unless you've already been practicing basic yoga for a while and have gained a decent amount of flexibility and strength you probably shouldn't even attem ...more
Strengthen arms, wrists and abs with the Upward Facing Dog Pose. Learn how to do the Upward Facing Dog in this yoga video. To practice the Upward Facing Dog you will increase flexibility in spine, work abs, pull shoulder blades together, avoid compression in lower back and bre ...more
Sirsasana, or headstand, looks quite difficult, but is actually very simple to learn. In most yoga traditions, however, headstand is practiced near the end of a sequence. With this in mind, headstand is probably not a good idea until you are warm and loose from yoga or another ...more
Sadie Nardini teaches you a very challenging pose for practitioners of all levels
The Downward Dog is one of the most popular yoga poses, but it is often done wrong. In this fitness how to video, yoga instructor Deborah York teaches how to properly do the pose Downward Dog. Yoga help us both obtain physical balance and helps us in keeping balance in our liv ...more
You know those New Age-y yoga folks who look like human pretzels? As flexible as those contortionist veterans are, they had to start somewhere. And for most yogis, it starts with the downward dog. If you're interested in practicing yoga and need a pose to get you going, check ...more
If you are looking for a low impact exercise with tremendous benefits, consider exploring yoga. This pose, called Janu Sirasanasa, or Head to Knee pose, will stretch and strengthen your back, legs, core and internal organs. Practicing yoga can also bring calm and clarity to th ...more
This quick video by Yoga Body Naturals shows you how to correctly assume the Eagle pose, a pose that not only helps improve your balance but will also help to demonstrate the importance of proper breathing when you're practicing yoga.
Spinal Rolls are a great way to limber up the spine. Learn how to do the Spinal Roll pose in this tutorial about easy yoga exercises. First, lie on your back, then place hands on knees at chest, next lift your head and rock on your back.
Astavakrasana is a pose that strengthens the arms and the spines ability to rotate. The name literally refers to the eight angles created in your body by this pose. Watch this yoga how to video tutorial to learn the basics of moving your body into astavakrasana pose.
The Cobra Pose is a great way to stretch the back. Learn how to do the Cobra Pose in this yoga video lesson. Take action: lie on abs, bring chest off ground, lift up and stretch spine and breathe properly. Cindy Mastry, the instructor of this how-to video, has practiced yoga s ...more
Bring your body into balance as your improve your fitness and flexibility by practicing yoga. This pose, called Saithalyasana or Animal Relaxation Pose, is an excellent stretch for the low back, hamstrings, and hips. This video will teach you how to improve your posture, gain ...more
Siddhasana is the first set of poses in a Hatha Yoga exercise series that is based on the organization of the chakras. Siddha-asana, or the master's pose, harmonizes the first chakra. Watch this video yoga tutorial and learn how to practice siddhasana.
Learn arm awareness in yoga without being in compromising and difficult poses. In this yoga how-to video Kira Ryder plays with using the cactus arm action to assist in creating the shoulder blade support in urdhva dhanurasana, upward facing bow pose, sometimes called wheel. Wa ...more
This video demonstrates how to do the downward facing dog technique in yoga. The video walks you through the movement of the arms, the position of your tail bone, and your breathing pattern while doing this technique.
The Garland Pose is also known as the Squat. This pose opens up the hip and groin. Learn how to do the Garland Pose in this video clip about yoga positions and moves. To do the Garland pose you should extend arms, bring chest & back foreward, try using a wedge, clasp hands ove ...more
If you want to learn how to do a headstand in yoga, the first step is to make sure you have sufficient upper body strength. Then, find the right position to make sure that your body will be in the correct and safe alignment.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to chaturanga, pigeon and supported fish yoga poses. For the chaturange pose, go into a push-up position. Then raise your body up into an arch and back down. For the pigeon pose, bring one knee up directly behind the adjacent hand and ...more