The steadiness you'll gain in this practice will connect you to all aspects of your core—beyond just your muscles.
The benefits of building core strength go beyond the abs.
This flow will help you activate and enliven your “whole-body core” and improve your balance and motor control.
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Strengthening the lower abdomen offers a disgruntled lower back the support it needs to feel good again.
Incorporate these poses from Nicole Sciacca, Chief Yoga Officer at LA's Playlist Yoga, into your daily routine to strengthen your core muscles and help you maintain a strong and flexible spine.
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If you’ve mastered Bakasana and are ready to take your arm balance practice to the next level, try incorporating these Bakasana toe-taps into your routine.
This strong-core sequence will move you in every direction to work your middle from each possible angle, building strength and ease of movement, naturally.
Master Baptiste Yoga teacher Leah Cullis created this fun and challenging sequence to boost your core strength and mood as you flip your world upside down.
Just in time for summer, here are Two Fit Moms' top 8 yoga poses to work the core.
In honor of V-Day and One Billion Rising, Sadie Nardini, founder of Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga and a survivor of physical violence, created an empowering sequence for women.
Core strength supports the body in myriad ways. But, as Sage Rountree explains, it's not all about the abs. Here she explains why it's important to focus on both the front and back of the body when it comes to core work, and how to determine which you need most.
Kathryn Budig demonstrates the steps to transition from Headstand to Crane Pose.
Donkey kicks are common as you learn this challenging but ultimately graceful pose.