Yoga Sequences

12 Yoga Poses to Energize Your Body For Summer

Summer is right around the corner and our calendars are filling up with exciting outdoor activities. Spice up your yoga routine with these fresh yoga poses to spark joy and energize your body for the season.

Seated Forward Fold


Instructions: Seated Forward Fold

Revolved Head to Knee


Instructions: Head-to-Knee Forward Bend

Revolved One Leg Pigeon Pose 2


See also 5 Ways to Warm Up for One-Legged King Pigeon Pose

Side Plank


See also Challenge Pose: One-Legged Side Plank Pose

Bow Pose


Instructions: Bow Pose

Chair Pose


Instructions: Chair Pose

Side Crow Pose


Instructions: Side Crow Pose

Revolved Half Moon Bow Pose


See also Build Balance in Revolved Half Moon

Wide Fold


Instructions: Wide-Legged Forward Bend

Extended Angle with Bind


Instructions: Extended Side Angle Pose 



Instructions: Shoulderstand

Fish Pose


Instructions: Fish Pose

About our author

Ryanne Cunningham is a practicing yogi for over 20 years and a yoga instructor for 16 years. Ryanne is a published author (“Yoga For Athletes” published by Human Kinetics). She has her 500hr advanced TT. She has studied at Satchidanada Ashram through the Hatha Yoga and Cardiac Yoga programs. She has trained at a Green Bay, WI Ashtanga and Vinyasa studio for 10 years and is currently studying Dharma Yoga. For the past 6 years she has owned her own yoga studio (Flow Yoga Studio in De Pere, WI) where she works with many athletes of all levels, including many of the Green Bay Packers. 

See also 10 Detoxifying Yoga Poses for a Summer ‘Cleanse’