Dhanurasana in English means 'floor bow', a name which lends itself to the cliche of yoga being about tying yourself in to knots in the name of exercise. Though of course by now you know that's not true!Dhanurasana marks the end of the spine-stretching and strengthening section o...
On the home straight of the Bikram yoga series of postures, Janushirasana (head to knee pose) allows for a final spine and hamstring stretch, allowing you to maximise all the losening up work done in the previous 90 minutes of the class. Janushirasana: Step by Step1. Sit down wit...
We don't like to lie to you, dear readers, so bear with us when we say this pose (also known as Standing Separate Leg Head to Knee Pose) is a bit weird. It feels slightly wrong; your breathing is laboured and if you were to try and talk, your voice would sound like one of the mup...
Face on the floor, bum in the air; feeling a bit like a wally... As ungainly as this posture can seem – the English name 'half tortoise' doesn’t do it any favours – it’s actually one of the most relaxing and energising postures of the Bikram series.Ardha Kurmasana stretches the b...
Despite its ridiculously long Sanskrit name, this pose will feel relatively simple after the demanding Standing Bow and Balancing Stick.Described by Bikram himself as "kryptonite for sciatica", the pose otherwise known as Standing Separate Leg Stretching is a runner's sweet dream...
's the best way to progress in the pose without worsening the pain in my knee during the posture? Alexandra ReesA. That’s such a fab posture, it’s great stretch for the back of legs and your spine too. The wider your feet are apart, the easier the posture
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