Ready to learn a foundational yoga sequence? A sun salutation (Surya Namaskar) is used in most vinyasa yoga classes. If you are looking to join a group class but are nervous about what to expect, knowing the steps of a Surya Namaskar can help. In a classic vinyasa flow, you move to the next pose on each inhale or exhale. Practice with me!
Author Archives: Emily
7 Hacks to Move More at Your Desk Job
Looking for ways to incorporate movement into your desk job? Find out how easy it can be to stay active during the workday with these seven tips!
Seated Yoga Poses for Beginners
Seated yoga poses can be used as a warm-up, cool-down, or in addition to the rest of your sequence. Follow along to learn some poses I consider foundational to any level of yoga practice.
How Yoga Helped Me Love Myself
Yoga has the potential to be much more than just a physical practice. I spent many years caught in a cycle of negative self-talk, so let me share how yoga helped me become kinder to myself. It may help you do the same.
Basic Beginner Yoga (Pose set #3)
Strengthen your legs, improve your balance and practice a variety of standing poses with this basic beginner yoga pose set. Challenge yourself by repeating the sequence twice or thrice or adding in extra poses!
Should I Practice Yoga with a Mirror?
Learn the pros and cons of practicing yoga with a mirror. Discover when it’s most beneficial, how to use it safely, and why ultimately you should turn away from the reflection and inward to find a more profound practice.
Basic Beginner Yoga (Pose set #2)
If you’ve been practicing along with my first video for beginners, you may be ready to move on to more poses. I’m also introducing some breath work, aka pranayama, as this is a vital aspect of yoga. Let’s take a look at the second set of poses.
30 Ways to Exercise in 2 Minutes or Less
Did you know that mini workouts are as effective as longer sessions? Think of your exercise as a piggy bank where every minute of exercise is equivalent to a penny. Each one counts!
Getting Started with Basic Beginner Yoga (Pose set #1)
Many people want to get into yoga but don’t know where to start. That’s why I’m sharing the details of foundational asana (yoga poses). This beginner yoga series is perfect for those who have always wanted to try yoga but either don’t have access to a studio or are not ready to do it in public.
10 Gentle Stretches to do When You are Stuck in Bed
Feeling stiff and sore after being stuck in bed? These simple stretches will help get your body moving again.