The Cow-Cat Stretch is the incorporation of COW POSE or BITILASANA and CAT POSE or MARJARYASANA. The two asanas are paired together for a gentle, flowing vinyasa. For those of you who are not familiar with the term, vinyasa is defined as “breath-synchronized movement.”

How can you Improve Your Posture with Gentle Yoga? The Mountain Pose or Tadasana Mountain Pose or Tadasana is one of the great foundation postures to be found in all yoga practices and it serves mainly as a tool to set you up for all the subsequent postures and also to improve your posture. It works to […]

Stress Relief from Yoga

In Gentle Yoga, the Triangle Pose or Trikonasana allows us to bring expansion to the muscles that need it most, and by extension, creates space in these places for the release of emotions.  It stimulates and improves the function of blood through the entire body, reduces blood pressure and relieves stress and anxiety. Trikonasana benefits our bodies by stretching and strengthening the thighs, knees, and ankles, hips, groins, hamstrings and calves; shoulders chest and spine.  Triangle Pose stimulates the abdominal organs and improves digestion. 

Warrior 2 Pose

The main benefit of Virabhadrasana II or Warrior II is that it improves your stamina, while applying bone strengthening weight. In addition, it strengthens and stretches your legs and ankles and opens the hips and chest.  It also stretches the groins, lungs and shoulders, as well as stimulating the abdominal organs.