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One Leg Lift Yoga Pose

One Leg Lift Yoga Pose

With the One Leg Lift you have 2 options for this it is a knee lift or a leg lift. If lifting the leg it will remain straight and the foot flexed. Stand feet hip width apart arms out at should height. Lift the right leg - knee try to lift the leg up high enough to get...

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Twisted Triangle Yoga Pose

Twisted Triangle Yoga Pose

The  Twisted Triangle a hard pose to hold and there is a lot going on just remember your head position the easiest way to hold your balance is look at the floor. I always find that if you are unable to get to the floor use your block as you then have something to push...

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Twisted Knee Lift Yoga Pose

Twisted Knee Lift Yoga Pose

For the Twisted Knee Lift;- Lift the right leg with the knee bent and aim to get a right angle at the hip joint. The lower leg relax the foot. Arms out to the sides shoulder height palms facing forward. Twist from the mid back so that the right arm goes backwards and...

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Table Yoga Pose

Table Yoga Pose

The Table is a very basic pose with lots of add ons but is a great one for making you aware of a straight back and building strength in the wrists. Kneel with your knees hip width apart an take your bottom as close to your heels as possible. With your head on your mat...

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Sun Warrior Yoga Pose

Sun Warrior Yoga Pose

Sun Warrior takes the right leg back wide the left foot facing forward and the back foot at 45 degrees. Make sure you heel of front foot and instep of back foot are in line. Bend through the front leg and keep back leg straight. Do not take knee forward of the ankle....

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Crucifix Yoga Pose

Crucifix Yoga Pose

Crucifix requires you to lay on your back and place feet flat on the floor with knees and ankles together. Take the arms out to the sides at shoulder height and put palms flat on the floor, this helps give you a bit of stick. Roll the knees to the left hand side...

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Star Yoga Pose

Star Yoga Pose

The Star is a lovely balance pose from your mountain pose lift the left foot off the floor sideways keeping the leg straight and the foot flexed. Arms want to be wide palms facing forwards and shoulders relaxed. Look at your body position you should fit between two...

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One Leg Forward Fold

One Leg Forward Fold

For the One Leg Forward Fold take the right leg back with feet both facing forward and back heel on the floor. Square the hips and as you breath out lengthen and fold forward. Look towards back foot the keep neck soft. Take the hands to the floor you need to be aiming...

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Eagle Yoga Pose

Eagle Yoga Pose

Balancing on your right leg do not over lock the knee there need to be a bit of give in it. Take the left leg over the right so back of left knee is above right knee. Bend supporting knee but keep the back as upright as possible do not lean forward tuck under the...

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Flick Back | Yoga Pose

Flick Back | Yoga Pose

Start of from seated with legs out wide. Bring in your right foot so the heel is in the groin. Take the right arm behind you with hands in a comfortable position for you. Put left hand on left knee and as you lift the hips the arm sweeps round and ends up beside the...

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Diamond Yoga Pose

Diamond Yoga Pose

With the Diamond Yoga Pose from a seated position bring the soles of the feet together and bend the legs slightly so that there is a big gap in front of you. Sit with back straight lower ribs lifted and chest open. Put your hand on your knees and as you breath out...

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Wild Thing Yoga Pose

Wild Thing Yoga Pose

The Wild Thing pose is great for opening up the ribs and shoulder muscles. There are 2 ways of getting into this pose either from a Scorpion or a side plank Scorpion - so you have your right leg up there now just be brave and take the right hand off the floor and head...

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Cobbler | Yoga Pose

Cobbler | Yoga Pose

This is a hip opening pose but you must keep the back straight and abdominals engaged so the Cobbler is a good back strengthener. Bring the soles of the feet together and as close to your groin as possible. Let the knees drop out to the side. I find the hardest part...

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The Bridge | Yoga Pose

The Bridge | Yoga Pose

Start off by laying flat on your back. Bring your heels close towards the bottom and keep the feet hip width apart with feet facing forwards. To initiate this move you need to tilt the pelvis upwards drawing the back flat into the floor. You can leave the arms by your...

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One half Leg Forward Fold | Yoga Pose

One half Leg Forward Fold | Yoga Pose

You are in your position of your forward fold. Take one leg and bend backwards at knee so that the heel of the foot sits beside your bottom. Roll the calf muscle out the way it give you a bit more room and stops pinching. Breath in and lift the chest and straighten...

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Reverse Triangle | Yoga Pose

Reverse Triangle | Yoga Pose

Front foot toes point forward. Back foot 45 degrees and that the heel and instep are in line. Again both legs are straight. Back arm slides down back leg as the front arm goes up with arm straight and back of palm staying in line so you are gazing at it. Breath in as...

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Scorpion | Yoga Pose

Scorpion | Yoga Pose

This is done as an add on to an Downward Facing Dog So you are in your down dog position and you will lift one leg off the floor keeping the leg straight. At this point the hips are still facing the floor. You then bend the lifted leg and bring the heel close to your...

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Sphinx | Yoga Pose

Sphinx | Yoga Pose

This is a great pose to help loosen up the lower back as it is quite a shallow bend. Lay on your front face down. Bring you arms beside you with elbows close to the body. Make sure the forearms are in a straight line. Finger tips should be about level with your eyes....

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The Simple Twist Yoga Pose

The Simple Twist Yoga Pose

You start this from a seated forward fold position. Take the left leg over the right leg and place the foot flat on the floor beside the knee. Take the right arm and lean forward and hook your elbow below the knee. This needs to be a firm hold and pull the leg into...

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