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  • Kathryn Budig 1 Pose 4 Ways

    A Hero (Pose) for Every Home Practice

    The intensity of Virasana can feel as daunting as the hero’s journey in your favorite adventure story. Choose the variation on the pose, ranging from gentle to fiery, to fit the narrative of your personal story on the mat today.

  • Revolved Side Angle Pose

    3 Prep Poses for Side Crane Pose

    Warm up your legs and spine in these prep poses from Tias Little for Parsva Bakasana.

  • King Pigeon Pose with a Chair Carrie Owerko

    Iyengar Yoga 101: King Pigeon Pose 3 Ways

    King Pigeon Pose is about balancing stability and fluidity, in both your body and mind. Grab a strap, folding chair, and blanket and let’s get started!

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    As Seen on Instagram: 10 of 2016′s Most Extreme Yoga Poses

    If you’re on Instagram, you’ve probably seen some of the innovative takes on traditional asana. These 10 creative practitioners tested their limits this year turning asana into an art form.

  • Knee-to-Ear Pose, Karnapidasana

    5 Yoga Poses We Have to Admit Are Pretty Crazy

    Let’s face it, a lot of what we do with our bodies on the mat looks a bit ridiculous. It’s healthy to take a step back from time to time, lighten the mood, and note the absurdity of it all.

  • Side-Reclining Leg Lift

    Side-Reclining Leg Lift

    This side-reclining pose stretches the backs of the legs, the sides of the torso, and tones the belly.

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    Shoulder-Pressing Pose

    This arm balance relies more on precise positioning than on strength, making it more accessible for students beginning an arm balancing practice.

  • Peacock Yoga Pose

    Peacock Pose

    Peacock Pose, symbolizing big things—immortality and love—according to Hindu lore about the Peacock.

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    Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II

    Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II tones the belly and spine, strengthens the arms and wrists, and gives your self-confidence a big boost.

  • Upward Facing Two-Foot Staff Pose

    Upward Facing Two-Foot Staff Pose

    Can you practice Wheel with straight arms and Headstand without strain? Then, you’re ready.

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    Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya I

    Eka Pada Koundinyasana I or Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya I has a lot going on—the twist, the legs going their separate ways, oh, and the arm balance. Master it.

  • firefly pose

    Firefly Pose

    Want to fly? Fire up your core. Firefly pose is an arm balance pose that requires more core strength than arm strength.

  • king pigeon pose

    Pigeon Pose

    Kapotasana invigorates your body and gives your spirits a lift. This extremely deep backbend is appropriate for advanced practitioners only.

  • lord of the dance pose

    Lord of the Dance Pose

    Want to, like, connect with cosmic energy? Nataraja is another name for Shiva and his dance symbolizes cosmic energy. Natarajasana, or Lord of the Dance Pose.

  • lotus pose

    Lotus Pose

    The ultimate yoga pose, Padmasana or Lotus Pose requires open hips and consistent practice.