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How to do headstand in yoga – video tutorial for beginners

Headstand (Sirsasana) is the king of the asanas. This posture has an amazing amount of benefits. It relieves stress, increases focus, increases blood flow to the brain, strengthens shoulders and arms, improves digestion and stimulates lymphatic system. To name just a few. But there is a downside to headstand as well. The pressure on the […]

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Eka Pada Galavasana - Flying pigeon pose

How to do Eka Pada Galavasana – Flying Pigeon pose (video tutorial)

Eka Pada Galavasana (Flying pigeon pose) is an advanced arm balance in yoga. It requires a deep hip opening, arm strength, core strength and strength in the hamstring, next to a sense of balance. This tutorial will tell you how to do Eka Pada Galavasana (Flying pigeon pose). Arm balances Eka Pada Galavasana and other […]

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how to do bakasana crow pose

How to do Bakasana and Kakasana- crane / crow pose (video tutorial)

A question I got  a lot lately is how to do Bakasana. This tutorial will guide you through this basic arm balance step-by-step. Bakasana – Crane pose and Kakasana – Crow pose are two of the most practiced arm balances in yoga. They form the foundation for all other arm balances. Bakasana and Kakasana look alike. […]

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John Kraijenbrink performing Crane Pose - Bakasana

Crane pose – Bakasana

Crane pose – Bakasana is the pose that probably ‘saved’ me for yoga. I’m far from flexible, so my first months on the yoga mat were hell. I had no clue about yoga and thought that doing the asanas (yoga poses) was doing yoga. With a bit of breathing on the side. Sport was for […]

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Sara Bigatti performing Marichyasana C; a great yoga twist for your intestines

Marichyasana C – Sage Marichi’s pose

Marichyasana C – Marichi’s pose is a hard pose for me. I like to do it, but I’m not able to. Yet the more I practice, the more I progress. Twisting is a lot of technique how to get into it. In Marichyasana it’s important to extend your spine towards the ceiling. To be able to […]

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Tolasana on the rocks in Agonda

Scale pose – Tolasana

Tolasana – scale is one of the first challenging power poses I mastered. It’s part of the Ashtanga primary series. This is the series I started with when I started teaching yoga. At the end of that series – when you’re pretty tired – Tolasana comes in. It’s the pose to get rid of the […]

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Matsyasana - fish pose is dedicated to the incarnation of Lord Visnu

Fish Pose – Matsyasana

Matsyasana – fish pose is one of the greatest healing postures for now-a-day problems. Strangely enough we are eating less and less food. Yes, I know: we (in the West) have tons of ‘food’ around us and we are all eating too much. But the funny thing is: Americans are one of the most obese […]

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