Style: Heart Opening

Asana, Bow (Dhanurasana), Heart Opening, Pose Breakdown, Restorative
15 Minutes Level II
Bow Pose
Nikole Fortier | November 4, 2014

Dhanurasana: Bow pose improves posture and counteracts fatigue. It stimulates the organs of the abdomen and provides an expansive stretch for the front body.

Asana, Heart Opening, Restorative
20 Minutes Level I
Heart Opening Sequence
Nikole Fortier | November 4, 2014

Practice this gentle 20-minute sequence to open the chest and shoulders. Suggested props: blanket, blocks and chair.

Asana, Heart Opening, Pose Breakdown
5 Minutes Level I
Upward Facing Dog Pose with Jamie Martin
Jamie Martin | September 25, 2014

Urdhva Mukha Svanasana. Gazing upward, your entire body is lifted off the ground and supported on the palms and tops of the feet.

Asana, Heart Opening, Locust Pose (Shalabasana), Pose Breakdown
5 Minutes Level I
Locust Pose
Lena Schmidt | July 29, 2014

Shalabhasana. Fly like a superhuman with your arms and legs lifted as you lengthen and stretch your low spine and expand your shoulders and chest.

4-Limb Staff Pose (Chaturanga Dandasana), Asana, Heart Opening, Pose Breakdown
5 Minutes Level I
4 Limbed Staff Pose
Lena Schmidt | July 29, 2014

Chaturanga Dandasana. Feel your core strength as you hover inches above the ground, feet and hands planted firmly on the floor.

Asana, Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana), Heart Opening, Pose Breakdown
5 Minutes Level I
Bridge Pose
Lena Schmidt | July 1, 2014

Setu Bandhasana. From a supine position, build your bridge to health with this relatively easy back-bending posture.

Asana, Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana), Heart Opening, Pose Breakdown
5 Minutes Level I
Cobra Pose
Lena Schmidt | June 30, 2014

Bhujangasana. The Cobra raises her head with strength and awareness. Confidence builds as you breath in, engaging your back muscles lifting and lengthening forward and upwards.

Asana, Heart Opening, Pose Breakdown, Upward Facing Bow (Urdhva Dhanurasana)
5 Minutes Level II
Upward Facing Bow Pose
Courtney Yezzi | November 8, 2013

Urdhva Dhanurasana. Also known as full wheel pose, this asana will expand your chest and shoulders and stretches your hip flexors and core musculature.