Yoga poses are excellent for stretching, relieving the body of unwanted stress and improving balance. Learn a few balancing poses for beginners from a professional yoga instructor in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Do beginning yoga balancing poses. Do beginning ...more
Stretching before and after a workout helps loosen muscles so rather than building bulk you're builidng lean legs and arms. Combine the benefits of stretching with balancing on one foot and you've got a nearly perfect exercise. Check out this fitness video to learn how to do ...more
Yoginis have the best balance, able to balance an organic fruit basket on their heads while juggling hammers and riding a unicycle. Absorb this zen-centered bliss by watching this yoga routine. Created and narrated by yoga master Tara Stiles, the routine helps improve your ab ...more
Develop your core strength and balance using these tradtional yoga poses. All you need is a yoga mat! This video also demonstrates a few different variations on these poses, depending on if you are a beginning, intermediate or advanced student of yoga.
Sadie Nardini teaches an arm balance sequence for any level to help you learn the foundation of all arm balances and then an advanced series of poses that branch off of the root.
In this 6 part how to video series, we play with moving from "sirsasana" (headstand) yoga pose to "bakasana" (crow/crane). This yoga tutorial breaks down some of the components and looks at ways to access the transition more easily. Watch this tutorial and you'll be able to pr ...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
Yoga Body Naturals shows you how to use yoga to improve your balance! This video shows you the proper way to do leg extensions, which will also help strengthen your body core in addition to helping you with your balance.
In this yoga How-to video Kira Ryder looks at how cactus arms can help create the support necessary for forearm balance, or tail of a peacock feather. Watch and learn how the cactus arm movement can help you not only in doing the tail of a peacock pose but also in other yoga p ...more
Arm balances are great for strengthening your arms but they also have many more spiritual, mental and physical benefits. Learn 3 new postures today: side plank pose, the crow, and trunk of an elephant pose. Do yoga arm balances. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
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
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.
Yoga has been found to provide a wealth of benefits to those who practice it. This video shows you how to assume one of the poses in yoga, the crow pose. Using this pose will help improve your balance, especially as this pose makes use of your arms.
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
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
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
In this video, we learn how to do a bird of paradise yoga move with Dina Priost. This move is an intense pose, so make sure you are properly warmed up before you go into this move. First, start in an extended side angle pose then go into a bind. Make sure your top shoulder is ...more
In these instructional videos, you will get a basic introduction to yoga. Expert yoga instructor Leta Koontz demonstrates several arm balance poses that you can do at home. You will see demonstrations of the basic pro poses and more advanced poses, like the extended side pro p ...more
Hummingbirds are very graceful and balanced when they are flying around. You too can be well balanced and graceful. This how to video demonstrates how to do the hummingbird pose for yoga. Although this arm balancing pose looks super difficult, here's an easy way to get into it ...more
As a yoga practitioner you must be unafraid to bend your body like a German pretzel into all matter of formations, forgoing that bitter mistress named gravity and find your own center of balance instead. Once you're an advanced yogi you can do such crazy poses as balancing you ...more
The Down Dog yoga pose is so popular that people who have never done yoga before generally know what it entails. But despite how classic the move is and its practice in every yoga studio, lots of people still get the move wrong, over extending the shoulders backward. So how d ...more
Are you familiar with the sun salutation? If so, then you can amp up your body toning and calorie burning power by completing this series of "ninja" salutations with Sadie Nardini. Composed of chatarangas mixed with down dogs and delicate balancing poses, these ninja salutati ...more
Yoga is a lot more intense and difficult than those who have not done it before believe. Don't believe us? Whip out a sticky mat and try this five minute yoga flow for yourself to discover how much muscular intensity goes into flowing and holding each position. This particula ...more
Sadie Nardini gives instruction on how to breathe in yoga practice for optimal, strength, balance and detox.
Sadie Nardini teaches you her "Sadie's 30" core strengthening yoga exercises to improve your balance, poses, and inversions in only 30 seconds a day.
Yoga arm binds are part of what make seasoned yogis look like walking pretzels. Arm binds add difficulty to any yoga pose, testing your flexibility and balance. For this reason, many people find it hard to hold a standing pose with an arm bind, let alone get to an arm bind pos ...more
People who have never done yoga before often mistakingly think that yoga is simply stretching, and that there's only one kind of yoga. But yoga is so much more than making your body all Gumby-like. There are many different disciplines of yoga, each designed with a different go ...more
The Dolphin Plank yoga exercise is a test of endurance and strength, focusing on your shoulders and upper back and challenging your balance. The Dolphin Plank is a great move to lead you into the Wheel pose, a deep back bend that requires you to open the hip flexors and should ...more
The Extended Side Arm Pose engages the core muscles and improves balance. Learn a new yoga pose in this video yoga lesson. Take action: let go of fear, engage core, find counter balance, use belly lock, and breathe and center. Cindy Mastry, the instructor of 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
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
This Sun Salutation sequence is a very invigorating 23-minute yoga routine and a great way to start your day. In this fitness how to video, Sarah Sutton leads you through a strenuous yoga workout, the Sun Salutation. Yoga help us both obtain physical balance and helps us in ke ...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
Many of the minor pains in the lower back are directly related to tight hips and psoas. In this fitness how to video, Deborah York guides the viewer through a yoga routine designed to stretch out the lower back, hips and psoas muscle. Yoga help us both obtain physical balance ...more
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
Controlling your breathing in yoga is one of the ways to bring in more energy, life force, or in yoga it is called "Prana". In this fitness how to video, Pius Ruby and Deborah York will guide you through one yoga breathing method. Yoga help us both obtain physical balance and ...more
Sadie Nardini teaches you how to unlock all your arm balances faster with the proper balance points of the crow foundational yoga pose.
Balance your life— balance yourself— all with this L-shaped handstand and some chia lemonade. This video will show you the recipe for a healthy chia lemonade drink, full of Omega 3 fatty acid, plus the L-shaped yoga handstand that will help you get a real feel for balance. Ch ...more
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
Forearm stands are one of the toughest poses to do since it requires both strength and balance. When you lean you belly on an exercise ball, it supports your weight so you can get the feeling of what it's like to be balancing on your forearms. Watch this yoga how to video tuto ...more
In this video, expert yoga teacher Kay Bray shows you how to correctly assume what's called a dancer's pose when practicing yoga. This pose will not only help improve your balance, it will also help focus, strengthen and extend your body.
Practicing yoga has many known health benefits, and this video shows you how to master what is called the Warrior 3 pose. This pose teaches you how to engage all your body's muscles for the purposes of improving your balance.
This video demonstrates the proper crow posture for yoga students. One of the pitfalls of this pose is a lack of stability, and your teacher shows you a few tips in placing your knees and arms to increase your balance.
Splits on the ground challenge your lower body strength, working your hamstrings, thighs, calves, and glutes all at once. But do a split in the air and you add your core and upper body to the grab bag of muscles you're working out. Learn how to do a standing split by watching ...more
You may not think yoga, calisthenics (jumping), and dynamic flexibility are related to swimming (given that those former exercises occur on land and swimming occurs in water), but all three types of exercises strengthen your ability to swim with ease and strength. Yoga increa ...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
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, Visvamitrasana. Yoga instructor Christine Navarro demonstrates the Visvamitrasana and provides instruction on how to get into the yoga posture.
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
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.
The Crane pose is one of the easiest arm balance postures to perform. Place the hands on the mat in front of you. Bend the elbows out a little and place the inside of the knees or upper thighs on top of the triceps (the outer upper arms). Watch this how to video tutorial to se ...more
Open your life by opening your hips. Tension in your hips may lead to low back pain and an overall tightness in the way we walk and the way we approach each day. Opening your hip area will reduce the stress in your body, improve your balance, and create a lightness that you ca ...more
Yoga is for everyone, not just yoga lovers. It helps relieve stress and tension. In this how-to video Tara Stiles shows you how to do a one arm yoga head stand. Watch and learn how to balance your core and your weight to do a yoga one arm head stand.
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
No need to use a pillow for this fun variation of an earlier arm balance. Watch this video to practice the challenging yoga side crow pose.
In this tutorial, Dina Prioste shows us how to do deep handstands. You will need a yoga strap and a wall to do this. Start off by getting on all fours and then gently raising your legs onto the wall one at a time. Raise one leg directly up from the wall and then raise the othe ...more
In this video, Dina Prioste shows us how to do a yoga crane pose for arm and core strength. First, start off with your knees bent and your arms out in front of you. Now bend your elbows and place your back legs into your arms. Now, balance on your arms and push your legs into ...more
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
To perform the pigeon pose in yoga safely, you will need the following: a mat, a small pillow or folded blanket, and a strap. Transition into this pose. You can start with either leg forward, because you will need to switch and repeat this pose for your other side, in order t ...more