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How to Make Camel Pose Easier: Quick Tip Thursday- 1 Tip to Improve Your Yoga Practice

What if I told you that in less than two minutes, I could help improve one aspect of your yoga practice. That’s right, two minutes and less can have you experiencing a little bit of growth in your personal practice that could mean HUGE changes in your personal practice? That’s what you can get today … Read more

Yoga Basics: Eagle Pose or Garudasana the Soaring Balance Pose

Do you struggle with balance?  As a yoga teacher, one of the biggest complaints I get from clients is how terrible their balance is.  Here’s the thing, if we don’t work our balance regularly, balance will go away.  Did you know that falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans? … Read more

Yoga Basics: Chair Pose or Utkatasana Everyone’s Favorite Least Favorite Pose

Are you looking for a super strengthening pose that’ll also challenge your balance and your willpower? Well, look no further, come and practice Chair Pose! In this tutorial, you will learn all about chair pose, or Utkatasana in sanskrit.  This is a basic yoga pose found in many different types of yoga classes and has … Read more

Best Hip Openers to Prepare for Pincha Mayurasana (forearm stand)

By Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500 and Authorized Ashtanga Yoga Teacher When thinking about getting your practice upside down, you may not initially think about how warm your hips are, BUT, I want to propose to you that open hips and hamstrings can definitely help you get upside down.  In today’s post, we are going … Read more

Best Yoga Pose for Low Back Pain: Part 1

By Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500 Does your back hurt?  Maybe it’s the low back, and every time you bend over to pick something up, it feels like the ground just keeps getting lower and lower… Or, maybe it’s the area between your shoulder blades that feels like a big old golf ball has somehow … Read more

Chaturanga : Top 3 Drills to Build Strength for this Pose

Chaturanga Thrive Yoga & Wellness

By Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500 Chaturanga Dandasana –sometimes it’s called Low-Plank pose, or Yoga Push up, or any number of other less than savory nicknames….why?  Because this pose is HARD! The Chaturanga Dandasana –or 4 limbed staff pose, requires tremendous strength in the upper and lower body–all the muscles working together to do the … Read more