Yoga Journal's Yoga Poses channel has a comprehensive index of all the most popular yoga poses. Explore different asanas, or build your own sequence with our interactive sequence builder. For each pose, you'll find detailed images and explanations of how to get into the pose, breathe in it, and incorporate it into an enlightening routine. You can even watch videos from experts.
Do you find yourself confused and looking around the studio when your yoga teacher asks you to get into Adho Mukha Svanasana? Find its English translation (it's Downward-Facing Dog) as well as other Sanskrit-to-English translations by browsing the pose index. The contraindications section is all about everyday ailments, from headaches to asthma, and how incorporating specific yoga poses into your practice can help alleviate them.
Our Browse Pose Categories channel is perfect for those times when you want to learn more about a specific yoga pose, but you can't quite remember its name. Browse through the Yoga Poses channel by looking through images of our standing poses, backbends, forward bends, core, inversions, arm balances, seated and twists, and seated and twists. You'll find the pose you're looking for, and might even discover other similar poses you might enjoy.
To learn more, check out these Yoga Journal articles:
Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog)
Tadasana (Mountain Pose)