Anjaneyasana Tutorial

Anjaneyasana Tutorial

The Myth Behind the Asana Like many yoga postures, there’s a myth behind Anjaneyasana. In Sanskrit, Anjaneya means ‘son of Anjana’, and as it turns out, Anjaneya happens to be Hanuman. As the myth goes, Anjaneya was the son of Anjana, a mortal, and...
Surya Namaskar B Breakdown

Surya Namaskar B Breakdown

I know I said that Surya Namaskar A is my favorite of the sun salutations (and it is!), but Surya Namaskar B has been growing on me lately. The info under ‘Meaning’ and ‘What is it?’ cover some basic info about sun salutations that’s...
High Lunge Tutorial

High Lunge Tutorial

High Lunge / Crescent Lunge I don’t know that Crescent Lunge has a Sanskrit name – I’ve never referred to it, or heard it referred to, by a Sanskrit name, so I’m going to stick with High Lunge, or Crescent Lunge. I usually call it High Lunge...
Warrior I Tutorial

Warrior I Tutorial

Virabhadrasana I: Warrior I Virabhadrasana I, or Warrior I, is a standing yoga pose named after the mythical Hindu warrior, Virabhadra. Vira means ‘hero’, and bhadra means ‘auspicious’. There’s an entire myth behind Virabhadra, and maybe...
Surya Namaskar A Breakdown

Surya Namaskar A Breakdown

Surya Namaskar A is another favorite of mine, so I’m pumped to break it down! Meaning Surya Namaskar means Sun Salutation: Surya = sun; Namaskar = salutation. Although this translation doesn’t really do it justice. The word ‘salutation’ feels...