Category: Creative Yoga Poses

Yoga poses that inspire my flows…

Growing into Adolescent Crow Pose

This pose is from a teacher training I recently took with the ever so inspiring and beautiful Kathryn Budig. In our arm balance training, she showed us an asymmetrical bakasana (crow pose) which she saw Michael Franti do. Before you attempt this pose, warm…

Compass pose variation

Parivrtta Surya Yantrasana is often referred to as Compass or Sundial Pose. If you were in class this morning, this pose was weaved into my flow. I like it because it reminds me of the beautiful ice dancers in the Sochi Olympics. Here’s are…

Baby Hopper Pose

Baby Hopper (a junior version of Grasshopper pose) I’ve been seeing such wonderful and inspirational poses on Instagram (IG) with group that tag themselves “May the Force be with Yogis.” A pose I came across is called “Baby Hopper,” a derivative of Grasshopper pose….

Funky Side Crow aka Parsva Bakasana

Today’s practice was twisty and fun — being light hearted and taking a chance to try something new! Which led us to funky side crow…something my yoga spirit sibling Peggy Sung showed me almost a year ago. So I dedicate this practice to her!…

Wheel of Life – AYURCHAKRASANA

While this pose may not be often seen, it is another wonderfully delicious pose that increases spinal and hip extension. As you extend the opposite arm, the torso lengthens and as you breathe into the entire back body, the stretch feels amazing.  This is…

Fallen Warrior Pose

If you wondered about the pose I did in class today, it is called “Fallen Warrior” — wonderful for the I.T. Band. I’d like to share with you some pictures of the pose. Kira Ryder is a wonderful yoga instructor and I just love…