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How to Achieve the Perfect Warrior 2 Pose

How to Achieve the Perfect Warrior 2 Pose

Virabhadrasana 2 or Warrior 2 directly proceeds Warrior 1 and requires additional concentration and strength in mastering the pose. 
My Yoga Story

My Yoga Story

Many of us realize our dreams during childhood. Mine was to become an Olympic gymnast. As a little girl I would do cartwheels and handstands all over the house. I begged my parents to enroll me in gymnastics classes but at the time they could not afford it. Over time, I stopped doing gymnastics and my passion for it fell to the wayside although I was still very passionate about health and fitness.
How to Achieve the Perfect Sage's Pose

How to Achieve the Perfect Sage's Pose

Marichyasana or Sage's Pose is a helpful pose to improve flexibility in the spine and hip joints. With every exhale you are able to move deeper i...
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How to Achieve the Perfect Extended Big Toe Pose

Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana or the Extended Big Toe Pose is an advanced variation of the Big Toe Pose that promotes strength and stability of posture and the mind. This pose requires a great deal of focus and rhythmic breathing while maintaining engagement of the middle and lower body muscles. 
Young woman wearing all black doing yoga in the park on an eco friendly yoga mat on very green grass and on a sunny day she is doing the happy baby pose with her hands holding her feet

How to Achieve the Perfect Happy Baby Pose

Ananda Balasana or Happy Baby Pose is a helpful cool down pose that supports relaxation.
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How to Achieve the Perfect Intense Extended Side Stretch

Parsvottanasana or Intense Extended Side Stretch is another excellent full body stretch and strengthening pose.  
How to Achieve the Perfect Extended Side Angle Pose

How to Achieve the Perfect Extended Side Angle Pose

 Utthita Parsvakonasana or the Extended Side Angle pose is an excellent torso stretch pose. When properly positioned, you should find your upper arm, spine, and back leg forming one continuous diagonal line from your feet to your finger tips. 
How to Achieve the Perfect Equestrian Pose

How to Achieve the Perfect Equestrian Pose

Ashwa Sanchalanasana or Equestrian Pose is part of the sun salutation sequence. 
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How to Achieve The Perfect Chaturanga Dandasana Pose

The Chaturanga Dandasana is a push up plank pose that enables the transition into the vinayasa flow. From here, you have the option to go into and ...
Young woman doing yoga in the park in a baby cobrapose on an eco friendly yoga mat - Baby Cobra Pose - ILYNSI Yoga

How to Achieve the Perfect Baby Cobra Pose

Bhujangasana or Baby Cobra is commonly used in a vinyasa flow sequence as a beginners variation to Upward Facing Dog. One of the best uses of this pose is to increase flexibility in the spine and back muscles. This will allow you to build the foundational strength needed to achieve more advanced back bend poses as you progress through your practice. 
How to Achieve the Dancers Pose

How to Achieve the Dancers Pose

Natarajasana or Lord of the Dancer's Pose that requires and builds full-body strength, flexibility, and coordination. 
Young woman doing aerial yoga in an inverted pigeon pose - Aerial Yoga - ILYNSI Yoga

Aerial Yoga

Aerial yoga is a type of anti-gravity yoga and has recently gained popularity. It requires the use of silk fabrics tied to the ceiling in a hammock style and suspends the individual in various poses above the floor. The silks are also used to increase balance and stretch when doing floor poses.