The torso and legs represent the body of the bow, and the arms the string.
For this pose you can pad your knees and shins with a thickly folded blanket.
Stretch along the top side of the body, from the back heel through the raised arm.
It is said that if you perform this pose in water, you will be able to float like a fish.
Highly effective strengthener for the legs and ankles.
The ultimate yoga pose, Padmasana requires open hips and consistent practice.
In the full pose the arms are wrapped around the squatting legs and the hands are clasped behind the back, forming a «noose.»
Intensifies the stretch in the thighs and ankles of its upright version.
Calms the brain and rejuvenates tired legs.
One of the most widely recognized yoga poses… an all-over, rejuvenating stretch.
Stretches the outer hips intensely, particularly the piriformis, which is often the main culprit of sciatic pain.
This twist energizes the spine and stimulates the digestive fire.
A forward bend for all levels of students, Janu Sirsasana is also a spinal twist.
Marichi’s Pose is sometimes called the Sage’s Pose.
Provides relief from backache and stretches the hips, hamstrings, and calves.
Paschimottanasana can help a distracted mind unwind.