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Young woman doing yoga in the park on a bridge in a pigeon pose - Pigeon Pose - Yoga - ILYNSI Yoga

Who is Yoga Really For?

Whenever I talk to people about yoga, I usually get very similar responses. Often times I hear people say that they don’t really enjoy yoga becaus...
Young woman doing yoga in the park in an raised arm pose - Raised Arm Pose Pose - Yoga - ILYNSI Yoga

How to Achieve the Perfect Raised Arms Pose

Hasta Uttanasana or the Raised Arms Pose is the second pose in the Sun Salutation sequence and prepares the body for the forward bend in both posture and breath.
Young woman doing yoga in the park in a reclining hand to big toe pose - Reclining Hand to Big Toe Pose - Yoga - ILYNSI Yoga

How to Achieve the Perfect Reclining Hand to Big Toe Pose

Supta Padangusthasana is a helpful stretching pose that also a cool down pose.  Benefits Stretches hips, thighs, hamstrings, groins, and c...
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How to Achieve the Perfect Wide Legged Standing Forward Bend

Prasarita Padottanasana or the Wide-Legged Standing Forward Bend is a standing hip opener pose and creates more flexibility in the hip joints.  B...
Young woman doing yoga in the park in a flat back pose - Flat Back Pose - Yoga - ILYNSI Yoga

How to Achieve the Perfect Flat Back Pose

Ardha Uttanasana or the Flat Back Pose is a fundamental yoga pose within the Sun Salutations sequence and help to gain posture and rhthym in the breath. 
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 in...
young woman doing yoga on a rooftop with tall buildings behind her - Extended big toe pose - ILYNSI Yoga

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.
Young woman doing yoga in the park in an intense extended side angle stretch pose - Extended Side Angle Pose - Yoga - ILYNSI Yoga

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.