100 Days of Yoga – Day 77 – Different Types of Yoga

77/100 ~ Different kinds of yoga – With so many types of yoga classes, what’s the best one for you? The answer to that question is simple. The best yoga for you is the one you will do! As you begin to search for a yoga class, it may take a few tries before you land in...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 76 – Supported Bridge Pose

76/100 ~ Supported Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana) – There are many different ways to create a base for supported bridge pose. I typically lead this pose with students using a yoga block to support the pelvis, but folded blankets create for a more comfortable...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 75 – Seated Twist

75/100 ~ Seated Twist – Open your chest and shoulders to release stress and tension with this basic yoga twist. Much of the stress and tension we hold is revealed through the spine. Low back pain in the lumbar spine, upper back pain (plus shoulder pain) in the...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 74 – Side-angle Pose

74/100 ~ Side-angle Pose (Utthita Parsvakonasana) – Here’s a pose that will create space in the body and strengthen it too. You’ll notice a nice opening in the side body on this pose. Breathe deeply to enhance the stretch from the inside out. Benefits: This pose...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 73 – Head-to-Knee Pose

73/100 ~ Head-to-Knee Forward Bend (Janu Sirsasana) – Now, don’t let the name of this pose scare you away! Your head doesn’t necessarily have to touch your knee for you to reap great benefit from this pose. And there are so many benefits! Known as “half dragonfly” in...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 72 – Easy Pose with Grounded Fingers

72/100 ~ Easy Pose with Grounded Fingers (modified Sukasana) – Yogis use the term “grounding” to refer to calming down, settling in and releasing tension in the body and mind. If you’re feeling scattered and pulled in several directions at once, this is a great way to...