Bakasana, or Crow Pose, is a fun and challenging pose that works your arms, abdominals, and hips. It is also one of the more foundational arm balances, and helps prepare you for more complex ones. Here’s how to do crow pose for beginners:
Yoga has an entire alphabet of benefits. Not only does it help you build strength and flexibility, but it also helps aid digestion and metabolism, support healthy elimination, and boost internal organ health. Below are 4 yoga steps for better digestion.
If you’re new to your yoga practice, you might have heard your instructor call out a sun salutation and then suddenly gone through a chain of invigorating, revitalizing, and especially challenging postures. It’s completely normal for the whole sequence to feel confusing, especially if you’re a beginner—but rest assured it will get easier and more […]
Yoga and Pilates are both very effective in building strength and flexibility. They also promote body awareness, enhance proprioception, and promote mindfulness. Moreover, both methods have been shown to improve posture and heal physical imbalances (most particularly in the spine). With all their similarities, you might be wondering what sets the two of them apart. […]
For older adults, exercise is essential for maintaining cardiovascular and skeletal health, promoting healthy cognitive function, and preventing age-related disease. However, if you’ve been sedentary for quite a while, it may be challenging to get back into the exercise habit again. Below are a few tips to help you reboot and restart your fitness routine […]
Whether you’re cross training, preparing for a marathon, or just looking to build strength across the legs, doing yoga for lower body strength can build endurance and stability across your thighs and glutes, improve your overall balance, and even increase flexibility. Below are yoga poses for lower body strength.