Balance Flow

Balancing poses on their own can be pretty challenging, but stringing a few of them together really ups the difficulty level! Begin standing. Shift your weight to one leg and lift the other for tree pose (take any variation here - ankle, calf, or thigh). From tree pose, keep the leg lifted and move into [...]

Warrior III

Begin standing. Shift your weight to one leg and lift the other off the ground as you raise your arms overhead. On your exhale, begin to tilt your upper body forward while extending your lifted leg straight back. Keep your hips square (don't let the hip on the lifted leg open towards the ceiling!) and [...]

Hand-to-Toe Pose

Begin standing. Transfer your weight to one foot and lift the other off the ground. Grab the big toe of the lifted foot and extend the leg straight in front of you. Keep your back straight and tall as you do this! Modify with a strap if extending the leg while holding the toe causes [...]

Tree Pose

Begin standing. Shift your weight to one leg as you lift the other leg off the ground. Place the foot of the lifted leg at either the ankle, calf, or thigh, NEVER at the knee!!! Make sure to keep the hip of your standing leg lifted and strong, don't let it pop out to the [...]

Garland Pose

From a standing position, move your feet to the width of your mat, or slightly further than hip width distance apart. Move your body down into a wide-leg squat. Keep your back straight and bring your hands to heart center and feel a nice stretch in your hips and inner thighs. You can use your [...]

Pigeon Pose

I like to move into this pose from three-legged dog, but you can also move into this from a tabletop position. From three-legged dog, bend the lifted leg at the knee and bring that ankle to the opposite wrist (i.e. ā€“ if the right leg is lifted, bend the right knee. Bring the right knee [...]