Is it Crane Pose or Crow Pose? What’s the Difference?

Crane Pose vs Cow Pose
I bet most of you tried Bakasana during your yoga classes. As a yoga teacher, I usually hear Bakasana as the Crow Pose. But it is not. The crow pose is called Kakasana, not Bakasana. You might not believe me but most of you tired Kakasana, the crow pose, during your yoga classes. The...

How to Practice Half Moon Pose

Half Moon Pose
Ardha Chandrasana is a standing, balancing posture that challenges the core strength. Known as Half Moon Pose, it is a great Asana to unify the mind and body by inculcating a sense of mindfulness. It is a beautiful pose that stretches the entire body while heightening the awareness. Before we look into the step...

Sphinx Pose 101

Sphinx Pose
Sphinx Pose (Salamba Bhujangasana, in Sanskrit, which literally means Supported Cobra Pose) is a great gentle backbend. It's perfect for beginners to yoga, or for more advanced practitioners to warm up the lower back, spine, and shoulders before more intense backbends. Sphinx pose is great because it can be done in either passive form,...

Try Restorative Yoga Sequence to Energize Your Body and Mind

Restorative Yoga Sequence
Most people know that yoga is a type of exercise that strengthens and stretches the body with the help of different poses, usually called asanas. But, the fact is that yoga represents something deeper – a way to bring balance between your body and mind and find inner peace and satisfaction. Yoga has been...

Explore Yoga with your Partner: Yoga Poses for Two People

Yoga for Two People
Partner yoga is becoming increasingly popular. The yoga poses for two people, essentially, work towards enhancing the relationship quotient among couples. However, any two individuals can practice different Asanas together. They can be just friends or even two strangers coming together for a reason. It’s more about trust and surrender that weaves the magic...

How to Practice Supta Baddha Konasana

Supta Baddha Konasana
Tight hips and yoga do not go hand-in-hand. There are many hip-openers in yoga, but Supta Baddha Konasana opens them up in a therapeutic way. It is a relaxing and calming posture that just soothes anyone physically and mentally. The posture is the reclined version of Baddha Konasana, the Butterfly Pose. Let’s take a...

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