Day 15: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by Tish Hilyer on September 28th 2015.

Practice Pose: Alternate Nostril Breathing {Nadi Shodhana Pranayama}

This pranayama practice, or breathing exercise is deeply relaxing to the mind and body. Alternate Nostril Breathing helps to balance the left and right hemispheres of the brain… the "thinking brain" and the "feeling brain" … bri… read more

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Day 14: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by Sonya Klepper on September 27th 2015.

Practice Pose: Mountain Pose {Tadasana}

Many common ailments and discomforts can be traced to poor posture. If the spine is not properly aligned or if there is tightness or stiffness in the back, the result is often an imbalance in the body. When this imbalance becomes chronic many kinds of disor… read more

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Day 13: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by on September 26th 2015.

Practice Pose: Modified Camel Pose {Ustrasana} for Crosstraining

Strengthens the back; opens the shoulders, chest, and quadriceps; boosts mood and energy.

This pose is a good one to practice when you need a little relief in any sport where you may be hunching over.

Keeping shoulders over th… read more

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Day 12: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by Chelsea Dittrich on September 25th 2015.

Practice Pose: Half Moon Pose Pose {Ardha Chandrasana}

Getting Into Half Moon Pose:

Use the wall for alignment and balance until you feel ready to stand without support.

Begin in Utthita Trikonasana (Extended Triangle Pose) to the right side. Soften and bend your right knee, resting your le… read more

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Day 11: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by Kristine Preiser on September 24th 2015.

Practice Pose:  Locust Pose {Flying Salambasana}

Flying Salambasana is a posture that helps to bring kidney-adrenal blood flow and help tone the body’s stress response system. It is also an energizing posture that helps awaken a tired body-mind.

Prepare for flying salambasana by laying on your… read more

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Day 10: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by Tish Hilyer on September 23rd 2015.

Practice Pose: Toe Stand {Padangustasana}

This balance pose is most commonly practiced in the Bikram Yoga series to improve focus (it's difficult to think of much else besides holding the pose, without falling over) and to strengthen the ankles, knees and hips. The intense concentration required … read more

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