Frustrating as it can be, Parsvottanasana is key for increasing hamstring and shoulder flexibility. Learn how to work it.
Don't let tight quadriceps keep you from one of yoga's most relaxing poses: Supta Virasana.
"Four-Limbed Staff Pose" says it all. This pose becomes much easier when the rest of your body pitches in. Learn how to get the most out of this challenging pose.
Prasarita Padottanasana is not only the perfect prep for standing poses but for your cool-down, too.
While neck rolls and stretches can be great for calming stressed students, they're not safe for everyone. Here, discover the two things you should be wary about, and how to teach yoga exercises for the neck safely to your students.
According to Reuters, recent studies conducted in Sweden and India show that yoga can reverse biochemical changes associated with high blood pressure, obesity, and high blood sugar. Waist circumference, blood pressure, blood sugar, and triglycerides were significantly lower, and "good"...
Help your students fully experience the benefits of Corpse Pose (Savasana), through the exploration of their anatomy.
Shoulder injuries are common among yogis, but they don't have to be. Here's how to care for your shoulders, not tear them down.
Tune in to the infinite and tune up your body with this energizing Kundalini sequence for optimum health.
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An excellent facilitator of good pelvic floor health, Garland Pose, called Malasana in Sanskrit, stretches the ankles, groins, and back while stimulating proper digestion. No worries if your heels don't reach the floor—simply rest them on a folded blanket.
Learn how to guide your students to bear weight on their hands with mindfulness and hand positioning tips so they avoid injury and gain upper-body strength.
Yoga helps circulate the synovial fluid inside your joints, but too much fluid is a sign of inflammation. Here’s how your yoga practice can both prevent and heal inflamed joints.