100 Days of Yoga – Day 99 – Exalted Warrior

99/100 ~ Exalted Warrior  (Anjana Virabhadrasana) – The definition of the word exalted is: “in a state of extreme happiness.” Can you see that depicted in my stance? I invite you to hold this pose and notice the feeling it inspires. Conjure up a feeling of joy and...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 98 – Low Lunge

98/100 ~ Low Lunge (Anjaneyasana) – This pose stretches deep into the psoas muscle and hip joint, so it packs a double punch. Practice this pose and you may notice relief from back pain. You might even notice a happier, more light-hearted disposition. Give it a try...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 96 – Bridge Pose

96/100 ~ Bridge Pose (Setu Bandhasana) – Here’s a sweet little back bend that will lift and open your heart. We hold so much tension in our upper body – so when we come into a pose that opens the chest and stretches the neck and shoulders, we physically release the...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 95 – Chair Pose with a Twist

95/100 ~ Chair Pose with a Twist (Parivrtta Utkatasana) – Twisting poses invite us to see things from a different perspective. Chair pose builds strength in the legs and back, and the twist adds an element of calming the mind and releasing tension in the upper body....

100 Days of Yoga – Day 94 – Supported Shoulder Stand

94/100 ~ Supported Shoulder Stand (Salamba Sarvangasana) – I see it time and time again – the look of fear and uncertainty on my student’s faces when I demonstrate a pose that they assume is not accessible to them. And then, the look of joy and amusement when they pop...