Bridge Pose stretches the chest, neck, spine and hips while improving circulation. Strengthens the back, buttocks and hamstrings. Reduces fatigue, anxiety, backache and headache.
Cat Pose improves posture and balance. Strengthens spine and neck. Stretches the hips, abdomen and back. Relieves stress and calms the mind.
Cow stretches the back, torso and neck. Cat-Cow is a gentle flow between two poses that brings flexibility to the spine and prevents back pain when practiced regularly.
Locust Pose strengthens the upper and lower back, arms and legs. Stretches the chest, shoulders and abs. Improves posture.
Upward Facing Dog strengthens lower back. Opens chest and shoulders. Stretches hip flexors and core.
Sphinx strengthens the spine and stimulates abdominal organs. Stretches chest, lungs, shoulders and abs.
Wild Thing (modified) stretches the chest, neck, shoulders and throat. Strengthens the back and legs. Opens the hips and hip flexors.
Spinal Balance builds abdominal and lower back strength. A good body warm up and brings flexibility to the spine, shoulders and hips. Improves balance, focus, coordination and overall equilibrium. When coordinated with your breath, it helps to relieve stress and tension.
Side Plank (full) builds strength in the arms and shoulders and abdomen and legs. Improves balance and coordination and builds arm and shoulder strength.
Modified Side Plank builds strength in the arms and shoulders and abdomen and legs. Improves balance and coordination and builds arm and shoulder strength.
Scale Pose (shown with blocks) strengthens the abdominal muscles, arms, and wrists. The deep abdominal work stimulates your digestive system, as well. This pose also increases flexibility in the hips and wrists.
Full Plank strengthens the arms, wrists and spine. Great for toning the abs.
Dolphin Plank Pose stretches the shoulders, hamstrings, calves and arches. Strengthens the arms, legs and core.
Crow Pose builds strength in your arms, inner thighs, and abdomen. Builds focus and balance.