In this yoga how to video Kira Ryder plays with investigating stretching and turning the neck while in cobra pose. Use the cobra pose to explore and wiggle into the postures and find new ways of being in them. Watch and learn how to stretch and relieve neck tension with this c ...more
Stretch the Neck with a Yoga Cobra 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 cat stretch pose, also known as Marjari Asana, is a pose designed to help improve the flexibility of the neck, shoulders and your spine. This position also gives you intense relief from symptoms such as menstrual cramps and leucorrhea. In this video you will get a quick tu ...more
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
This fitness how to video demonstrates beginners level cobra poses. Standing poses along with cobra poses are great for opening the muscles in the lower body. Boost your energy level in the morning with a sun salutation that incorporates the cobra pose. COBRA POSE Lie flat on ...more
Yoga is a great way to start of the morning. This yoga how-to video has a great yoga routine for you to do when you get out of bed. It is sure to energize your entire body for the rest of the day. Watch and start doing full body and back yoga stretches with downward facing dog ...more
The Shoulder Stand Posture stretches the shoulders and neck. Learn how to do the Shoulder Stand Posture in this yoga video. To do the Shoulder Stand pose you will lie on back, extend legs toward sky, lift back off floor, and breathe properly. With this how to video you will be ...more
In this video tutorial, we learn how to do a classic feel good twist with Dina Priost. Begin seated with your knee bent and your feet over to the left side. Your right hand should be just behind you on the floor. Next, turn your torso to the right side and then turn your neck ...more
Flexibility is generally defined as the range of motion of the joints. It is the ability to bend and stretch easily without too much effort. Flexibility depends upon various factors like the state of the joints, muscles, length and looseness of muscles, shape of bones, age etc ...more
This video shows you how to do Hindu push-ups which have been used by wrestlers and martial artists for many centuries. It works all major muscle groups at the same time. You begin with the mountain pose, also known to yoga fans as the downward dog, with your hands and feet sp ...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
Joe Kulak shows us how to do the cobra pose in this video.
For the first version of the yoga extended puppy pose, kneel down on the floor while extending your arms towards a chair or a sofa placed in front of you. Stretch out your arms gently. Keep your back straight and then gently lift it up. Repeat these steps over and over yet gen ...more
In order to stretch your quads and feet through yoga poses, begin by sitting on the floor with your right leg in front of you. Your left leg should be folded back behind you. Your foot should be just outside your hip. Your foot should be pointed behind you. You can use props t ...more
This yoga bow pose, as our host suggests, is great for soccer athletes. After a long game stretch out those sore upper leg muscles with a this yoga pose. Watch this how to video and learn how to do the bow pose in yoga.
Sadie Nardini teaches you how to improve your yoga fan pose stretch for release in the legs, hips, and lower back.
Ardha-Ushtrasana, or Half Camel Pose, is a Yoga pose designed to help strengthen your neck, back, pelvis and abdominal muscles while also helping you to relax. It's great for relieving back ache, rounded back, and drooping shoulders. In this video you will get a quick tutorial ...more
This pose is only for people who are advanced practitioners of yoga, and should not be done by anyone who has a chronic neck injury. If you feel confident in your yoga skills, watch this video and learn how to do the headstand pose.
If you aren't quite sure what the difference is between the cobra pose (Bhujangasana)and upward facing dog (Urdhva Mukha Svanasana). This video should answer the question once and for all! Come see the difference for yourself at the studio... http://www.yogagarden.jp (Music ...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
Vinyasas are the movements that link poses together to create a fluid dance. This yoga how-to video tutorial demonstrates how to get from a standing position to one where you're lying down on your belly. Watch and follow along to practice moving from a standing yoga pose to a ...more
Learn a relaxing yoga routine to release the tension in your head, neck and shoulders. In this fitness how to video, Deborah York guides the viewer through a yoga routine designed to stretch and relax the upper back and neck muscles. Yoga help us both obtain physical balance a ...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.
Yoga offers great exercises that help stretch your entire body. One particular pose that is especially helpful for stretching your back is the camel pose. If it is too extreme for your back try using a medicine ball. This yoga how-to video tutorial demonstrates how to use an e ...more
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
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
Dummies.com brings you Yoga for Dummies. Learn how to do a Yoga triangle pose. A yoga triangle pose can be inverted or extended. These beginner instructions stretch hips and spine during this standing pose. Trikonasana is an ancient yoga posture and the steps in this video he ...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
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 this yoga how-to video we explore a sequence from child's pose to half dog into eye of the needle shoulder stretch and twist. This yoga posture allows you to get into the spine in different spot as well as get a nice front chest stretch and shoulder opener. Watch the video ...more
Almost everyone wants to be a little bit taller. By following the simple stretches and exercises outlined in this video we learn that it's possible to gain that inch or two simply through straightening your spine and posture, and through overall muscle health. Listing a dozen ...more
In this video, Rodney Yee shows us how to do the half-fish pose. This yoga pose primarily aids in digestion. It is also a common hamstring stretch done in most sports, with no yoga connection.
In this tutorial, Dina Prioste shows us how to do a yoga bind shoulder stretch. Binds are when the hands are clasped together in any pose while you are doing yoga. Start in a side angle pose and take your top arm and place it behind your back while grabbing the other hand. If ...more
Stretching the spine will help align back muscles. Learn how to stretch the spine in Hatha yoga with this video clip. Take action: begin in Table Pose, extend one leg back, lift opposite arm and reach, and exhale and stretch. Cindy Mastry, the instructor in this how-to video, ...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
Halasana, the plow pose, is an excellent strengthener of the back and neck. Practicing this pose will keep your spine flexible and healthy. This is an advanced pose, so pay close attention to this video to learn how to do it successfully.
In this yoga how-to video sequence drop into a deep lunge, opening the side body and neck area. Explore a pigeon with thigh stretch, and release through downward facing dog into revolved dog. Watch how easy it is to do a yoga vinyasa lunge sequence with yoga instructor Kira Ry ...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
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: .
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do the "hangman for shoulders" exercise using the yoga trapeze. Begin by lying on your stomach with a mat underneath your stomach. With both hands, hold onto the handles of the trapeze and drop your head down. Slightly use some stre ...more
Ah, the down dog. If you're a yoga aficionado, you either love it or you hate it. Either way you've done it millions and millions of times. Every day. But did you know there are also infinite variations of the prototypal yoga pose? Watch this video to learn nine ways to modif ...more
In this video, we learn how to strengthen buns, abs, & thighs with Tara Stiles yoga. First, stretch out your body on a yoga mat, then come into a downward dog position, raising your back legs in the air. After this, come into a warrior pose, except have both of your hands stra ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a arm balance crow yoga pose. Begin by twisting your wrist back to face your fingers to your knees. Feel a deep stretch and take about 5-8 deep breathes. Then go into an easy forward bend, with your hip-width apart and your knees ...more
Yoga not only helps with body strength and flexibility but it can also help easy pre-menstral syndrome. In this fitness how to video SELF Magazine features yoga positions for PMS. Watch and learn how to decrease the bloating and cramps with seated twists, wind pose, cat pose, ...more
Learn a yoga sequence from a professional. Watch this Yin Yoga How-to video to learn how to do a vinyasa sequence. Star with the child pose and round up to downward facing dog. Lengthen your legs and move into a twisting lunge by opening your heart area. Follow along with this ...more
Who says yoga is done on an individual basis, try this yoga pose with a partner. Watch this how to video and learn how to do a backpack pose. The backpack pose is a great way to stretch your back and lower body. This is a fun thing to do with a friend to stretch out your spine ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to do a cow face yoga pose with Dina Prioste. This pose is great for hip and shoulder stretch. You will need a strap, belt , or next tie handy. First, cross your right leg over your left and put your feet by your hips. Now take your left arm up a ...more
Sadie demonstrates one of her favorite yoga poses, the one that looks the most ridiculous - the Lion Pose. The Lion Pose is a fierce posture that relieves tension from your neck, jaw, face and entire body. It is very simple to do and can be done anytime or anywhere you need to ...more
If you run, you know that running tightens your hip flexors and lower back. There are certain yoga poses that focus on opening this areas. This yoga how-to video tutorial demonstrates how to do the scorpion pose. Scorpion is a yoga pose that's actually a balancing backbend. It ...more
Even if you're a seasoned yoga veteran, you know how hard it can be to roll out of bed at six A.M. in the morning and do that first down dog. Stiff joints, hamstrings that haven't been stretched out, and groginess probably don't help to wak you up pleasantly. However difficul ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to master the downward facing dog pose. When you do this pose, you will be opening up your entire body. Start by centering yourself for a few moments and center yourself. Place your hands on your stomach and feel yourself deep breathe. Start to c ...more
Yoga posturing sequences are a succession of postures intended to flow together, one following the next. This is most commonly referred to as vinyasa or a personal yoga flow. Use these relaxing poses to release tension and stress from the entire body. Remember, the key to yoga ...more
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In this tutorial, we learn how to do the Bakasana pose in yoga. First, take a deep breath and crouch down on your feet. Now, keep deep breathing and bring your arms out in front of you. Lean forward, and place all of your weight on your hands. After this, lift your feet up off ...more
In this video, Dina Prioste shows us how to do a heart gate yoga pose. Make sure you are warmed up before you come into this exercise, so you won't pull a muscle. Begin in a basic side angle pose, starting in warrior 2. Now, take the right elbow onto the right thigh and sweep ...more
Dina Prioste shows us how to do a triangle pose in this tutorial. Start in a wide stance, turn your back foot in and take your arms out wide with both legs straight. As you exhale reach towards the end of the mat on the right side and reach your arm down as far as you can. Now ...more
In this video, Dina Prioste shows us how to do a yoga downward dog pose with pushup variations. Start off in a plank pose with your hands directly underneath your shoulders, then into the downward dog position. Inhale as you go into plank and exhale as you go into the downward ...more
In this video, Dina Prioste shows us how to do a yoga grasshopper and peacock pose. First, get into a grasshopper pose with your elbows close together. Place your chin on the floor and pick your knees up into the air. Remember to focus on breathing while you are doing this, be ...more
In this video, Dina Prioste shows us how to do a yoga arm balance pose. Warm up before you do this pose, to avoid muscle pull. Start in a wide lunge stance and work on getting your elbows down to the floor. If you can't do that, stack some blocks or books to where your elbows ...more
In this video, Dina Prioste shows us how to do a flying crow pose arm balance in yoga. After you are warmed up, start in a semi squat position with your right angle over your left thigh. Now, bring your hands together in front of your heart and bring your elbows to the front o ...more