Alignment

Alignment Tips Warrior 2

Alignment Tips: Warrior 2 (Virabhadrasana II)

Warrior 2, or Virabhadrasana II as it is known in Sanskrit, is a foundational yoga pose encountered in most yoga classes. Warrior 2 is so common that it is typically included in sun salutations and, when properly executed, it can be a very intense posture since it engages and aligns the whole body.  What are…
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Warrior 1 Virabhadrasana

Alignment Tips: Warrior 1 (Virabhadrasana I)

Warrior 1, or Virabhadrasana 1 in Sanskrit, is a standing yoga pose that helps build focus, power, and stability. It is a foundational pose that stretches the front side of the body and is often incorporated into sun salutations or standing sequences. Warrior 1 is also great for building strength in the legs, core, and…
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Downward-facing Dog

Alignment Tips: Downward-Facing Dog

Downward-facing Dog is one of the most widely known yoga poses. Even if you aren’t a regular yoga practitioner, you are probably familiar with this pose which looks like an upside-down letter “V”. As common as Downward-facing Dog is, it is often assumed and therefore untaught in many yoga studios. However, it is a foundational…
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