Health and Fitness

Thunderbolt (vajrasana) pose with a lift
Use for centering before yoga or meditation or as a transitional rest between more difficult poses. Begin in thunderbolt pose Read more.
Thunderbolt pose (vajrasana)
Come to kneeling position. Lower bottom onto feet and lengthen the spine. Bring your hands into your lap. You may want Read more.
Cat/cow pose combination (marjaryasana to bitilasana)
         This pose combination warms up spine and relieves back and neck tension. Begin in table pose, wrists Read more.
Half boat pose (ardha navasana)
Sit on the floor, knees bent, feet flat on the floor and your hands on your sides. With your back Read more.
Full boat pose (paripurna navasana)
Sit on the floor with knees bent, feet flat on the floor and your hands on your sides. With your Read more.
Half lord of the fish pose (ardha matsyendrasana)
Sit down on mat; stretch right leg out in front as pelvis is pressed firmly on the mat. Cross left Read more.
staff pose (dandasana)
Sit with back straight, legs extended out in front. Keep legs and feet hip width apart and parallel. Press sitting bones Read more.
Bound angle pose (also cobbler or butterfly pose) (baddha konasana)
            Come to seated position, spine extended and straight. Bring soles of your feet to Read more.
lotus pose (padmasana)
If lotus pose is not a regular practice, begin with a gentle hip opener such as butterfly pose. Sit with legs Read more.
easy pose (sukhasana)
This is a comfortable, cross-legged, seated position. It is a good pose for meditation or pranayama practice. Sit on your mat in Read more.
locust pose (shalabhasana)
Lie on belly, arms along your sides, palms up. Forehead rests on mat. Turn big toes together, rotating thighs inward. Anchor Read more.
bow pose (dhanurasana)
Lie on the belly, hands by your side with palms up. Exhale, bend knees and bring feet towards buttocks. Reach Read more.