Hatha Yoga Poses Sequence – Beginner Class 1-Hour

December 2013 by

Here are all the Hatha yoga poses you need to teach a 60-minute beginner hatha Yoga class. This sequence is suitable for students at a community center, rather than a health club, where students have a wide range of ability. The goal is to relax and gently stretch…

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Good, Better & Best Fat-Burning Yoga Moves

January 2013 by

In yoga there are good fat-burning moves, better fat-burning moves and the best fat-burning moves. If you’re trying to lose weight with yoga, you’ll want to add some of these poses to your self practice or yoga class. Each category has poses suitable for beginners and experienced yogis.

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Yoga Poses for Balance: Intermediate Yoga Sequence 1

December 2012 by

I love yoga poses for balance and created this intermediate balance sequence for you to use at home or in your classes. In this intermediate yoga sequence, eka pada pranamasana — one-legged prayer pose — is the resting pose. Details for all the poses…

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Exercises for Ankle – Hatha Yoga

December 2012 by

Exercises for ankle are a typical part of a Hatha yoga class for beginners. These yoga exercises for ankle prepare your feet and toes for movements required in the yoga positions you will do during class. Especially important for yoga beginners…

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Hatha Yoga Standing Poses – Padahastasana

December 2012 by

One of the most basic Hatha yoga standing poses is Padahastasana. What is “adahastasana? It’s a standing forward bend and frequently the first pose of a standing series. Three variations include holding your big toes with the yogi grip, placing your palms underneath …

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Hatha Yoga Series – Steps for Surya Namaskars

December 2012 by

There are many versions of surya namaskar A and B, also known a sun salutation. Surya namaskar is the first part of all Hatha yoga classes. Beginners repeat the series 3 or 4 times. An intermediate class will repeat surya namaskar 5 to 12 times.

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Hatha Yoga Poses for Beginners: Corpse Pose and Padahastasa

November 2012 by

If you’re a yoga beginner, learn corpse pose and how to do a forward bend without getting dizzy before your first class. Although these poses are simple, you must master them to receive maximum benefits.

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Surya Namaskar Steps: Type A, Version 1

November 2012 by

Here are the Surya Namaskar steps for Type A, Version 1. This version, inspired by Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, is ideal for beginners or those looking to relax instead of workout. There are 12 Surya Namaskar steps.

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Hatha Yoga Poses Sequence – Intermediate Class 1.5 Hours

November 2012 by

Here is a complete Hatha yoga pose sequence for an intermediate class with a duration of 1.5 hours. You can follow this yoga sequence for your home practice or teach it to your yoga class. Just click on the yoga pose for a detailed explanation.

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75-Minute Viniyoga Series for Chronic Lower Back Pain

October 2012 by

Doing Viniyoga to address chronic lower back pain can help you feel better. Not only is back pain one of the most common health conditions for Americans, it’s the number one reason people turn to complementary and alternative therapies…

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What Is the Yogi Grip? Doing Yoga Hands Correctly

October 2012 by

The “yogi grip” is a simple yoga hands position you use to grip your big toe. It helps you hold select yoga poses with grace and assists you in your stretch. Poses that use the yogi grip include hand to foot pose standing forward bend, full bow pose and raised hand to big toe pose.

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Hatha Yoga Poses that Burn Over 3 Calories per Minute

September 2012 by

Add Hatha yoga poses that burn over three calories per minute to your class or home practice routine if you want to do yoga to burn calories. These poses are the back bend known as bow pose, an intermediate variation of the plow pose and the series sun salutation.

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