Heart Opening

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

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

Asana, Pose Breakdown, Heart Opening
5 Minutes Level I
Upward Facing Dog Pose with Jamie Martin
Jamie Lee | 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, Pose Breakdown, Heart Opening, Locust Pose (Shalabasana)
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.

Asana, Pose Breakdown, Heart Opening, Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana)
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, Pose Breakdown, Heart Opening, Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)
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.

Heart Opening, Upward Facing Bow (Urdhva Dhanurasana), Asana, Pose Breakdown
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.