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How To : Prepare and practice for a yoga handstand

One of the most challenging yoga poses is the handstand. In this yoga how to video, our host, demonstrates the proper preparation for practicing a handstand. If this is your first time doing a handstand have someone else present for extra support.

How To : Do a serotonin-releasing belly roll yoga move

Most people don't commit to an exercise program because it seems too strenuous to do either before work (which means in the wee hours of the morning) or after work (when you've had a dull pain gnawing at the back of your head the entire day and had a shitty day at work and com ...more

How To : Do yoga handstand splits at the wall

Yoga is for everyone, not just yoga lovers. This yoga how to video shows you how to do a handstand on the wall and move your way away from it. Cultivate your center and your core to build up strength to do a handstand split at the wall.

How To : Do a Lower Back Flex to Alleviate Back Pain

Chiropractors always come home from a hard day's work with a smile on their face because so many adults have back pain that just won't go away. While you could blame lower back pain on sitting down for extended periods of time, the real culprit is lack of stretching and exerc ...more

How To : Do a yoga handstand with variations for beginners

In this tutorial, Dina Prioste shows us how to do deep handstands. You will need a yoga strap and a wall to do this. Start off by getting on all fours and then gently raising your legs onto the wall one at a time. Raise one leg directly up from the wall and then raise the othe ...more

How To : Do yoga exercises to sleep better

If you ever have trouble sleeping, you may feel like you are running out of options. If counting sheep and drinking warm milk aren't helping, check out this video. In it, you will learn some tips from Cindy Mastry, a professional yoga and fitness instructor, on how to use yoga ...more

How To : Do the scissors yoga pose

Yoga is a great way to strengthen your body and increase flexibility. This how to video teaches a yoga pose for arm balance, the Astavakrasana or scissors pose. Yoga instructor Christine Navarro demonstrates the Astavakrasana and provides instruction on how to get into the sci ...more

How To : Practice yoga poses for insomnia

Having trouble sleeping at night? Did you know that a little yoga could help you sleep better? Practice a supported downward facing dog pose and legs up against the wall to help cure insomnia. Watch this yoga how-to video to learn a yoga sequence that can improve insomnia.

How To : Increase your lung capacity with full yogic breath

In this how to video, you will learn how to perform the full yogic breath with retention. Lengthen your spine and feel the back of the head extend towards the ceiling. Feel your shoulders move out towards the sides. Place your right hand on your abdomen and left on the chest t ...more

How To : Practice restorative yoga with Tara Stiles

Yoga is for everyone, not just yoga lovers. It helps relieve stress and tension. This how-to video has restorative yoga poses that will help you chill out. Watch and learn how to relax your body with seated forward bends.

How To : Practice a yoga core strength sequence for beginners

Sadie Nardini teaches a basic core strength sequence for beginning yoga practitioners who want to strengthen their core. Part 1 of 2 - How to Practice a yoga core strength sequence for beginners. Part 2 of 2 - How to Practice a yoga core strength sequence for beginners.

How To : Practice Jnana yoga

Jnana yoga refers to wisdom and discernment in meditation. Learn how to practice Jnana yoga in this video lesson. To practice Jnana yoga you should center on a question, reject all knowledge, and meditate on intuitive knowledge. With the steps from this how to video you will b ...more

How To : Do the forearm balance yoga pose

Yoga is a great way to strengthen your body and increase flexibility. This how to video teaches a yoga pose for arm balance, Pinchu Mayurasana or Forearm Balance yoga pose. Yoga instructor Christine Navarro demonstrates the Pinchu Mayurasana or Forearm Balance yoga pose and pr ...more

How To : Move from standing to lying down yoga poses

Vinyasas are the movements that link poses together to create a fluid dance. This yoga how-to video tutorial demonstrates how to get from a standing position to one where you're lying down on your belly. Watch and follow along to practice moving from a standing yoga pose to a ...more

How To : Do a variation of a yoga supine spinal twist

In this video, we learn how to do a variation of a yoga supine spinal twist with Dina Prioste. Start by laying down and your knees bent up with your feet as wide as the mat. Let your knees drop over to the right side and cross the bottom foot on the top of the top knee and bri ...more

How To : Practice Bhakti yoga

Bhakti yoga focuses on the concept of love and devotion. Learn how to practice Bhakti yoga in this yoga video clip. To practice Bhakti yoga you should shatter your ego, surrender yourself to object of devotion, and pray & meditate. With this how to video you will be able to pr ...more

How To : Practice astavakrasana yoga pose (scissors pose)

Astavakrasana is a pose that strengthens the arms and the spines ability to rotate. The name literally refers to the eight angles created in your body by this pose. Watch this yoga how to video tutorial to learn the basics of moving your body into astavakrasana pose.

How To : Do the hastauttanasana (Hand raising pose)

Want to increase your flexibility, tone your back and core, AND relieve stress all at once? It sounds nothing short of a miracle, but with a good yoga practice you can have all three at the same time. Start with this yoga pose, the hastauttanasana, or hand raising pose. Hast ...more

News : Yoga Has Never Been This Sexy

IF you've got a thing for Star Wars nerds... Bonafide Star Wars nerd Matthew Latkiewicz posted a series of Star Wars inspired yoga poses on his site You Will Not Believe last year. The poses were picked up by Wired UK for this summer's July 2010 issue. From the magazine: "C ...more

How To : Improve yoga backbends

In this video, Dina Prioste shows us how improve yoga back bends. Start by laying down on your stomach and have your legs into the air. Put socks on your feet and grab onto your socks that are on your feet. Now, lift your upper body and pull your feet towards your head. Push y ...more

How To : Perform a 5 minute daily morning yoga routine

If you only have 5 minutes to practice in the mornings, string together the four warrior poses. Begin in the Downward Facing Dog position. Push into Plank pose. Transition into Cobra pose. Then, push back into Downward Facing Dog. Lift right leg up, swing it through into a lu ...more

How To : Do yoga handstands with Tara Stiles

Tara Stiles shows us how to work on yoga handstands. Don't worry if you're afraid of handstands, as Tara Stiles will show us how to build slowly with tips and tricks to overcome any fears. We begin with our hands on the floor, about a foot away from a wall, and then kick your ...more

How To : Practice a warrior triangle yoga sequence

Need to warm up and open those hips? As you know yoga requires a lot of strength and flexibility. Watch this how to video tutorial as our host demonstrates how to do a warrior triangle sequence. Try this sequence that includes warrior pose and triangle pose variations. Practic ...more

How To : Practice a yoga lift off for a yoga push back

Yoga can be challenging, but with a lot of practice and concentration you can learn to master certain moves and poses. This yoga how to video shows you how to work on the lift off part of a yoga push back. This movement will help you transition lift off the floor into a push b ...more

How To : Practice bound poses in yoga

This how-to video introduces bound poses in yoga. Bound poses use interlocking body parts to take a yoga stretch deeper. Many people don't know where to start with these kind of poses, so we hope this yoga how-to video helps you unlock the mystery.

How To : Stretch and open your hips for yoga

In this video Kumiko and Patrick show you why it's so important to stretch from your hips. You'll see an immediate difference in the quality of your stretches by getting these basics down cold.

How To : Do advanced yoga poses, positions and techniques

In this online video series learn from advanced Yoga poses from expert Samantha Raphael, as she teaches Yoga techniques such as the one legged, one armed downward facing dog, and the warrior 1 into forward fold with bound hands. Part 1 of 17 - How to Do advanced yoga poses, po ...more

How To : Do sun salutations with a broken foot

Keeping up with a yoga or any other routine can be difficult after a serious injury. This how to video demonstrates how to do a sun salutation when you have a broken foot. Avoid applying any pressure with these strategically choreographed yoga poses.

How To : Do a vinyasa yoga flow to whittle your obliques

Most ab workouts target your upper abdominals only. Sit ups and crunches, for instance, only work on that upper part of your abs without even touching the lower portion, where most of us have muffin tops and really need the work. So get smart about the type of exercises you d ...more

How To : Practice the Half Frog yoga pose

The Half Frog pose increases flexibility in the neck and shoulders. Learn how to do the Half Frog Pose in this video clip about yoga positions and moves. To do the Half Frog yoga pose you should touch left foot with left hand, press knee back, pull heel to hip, and breathe pro ...more

How To : Practice baby cobra pose for yoga beginners

This fitness how to video demonstrates beginners level cobra poses. Standing poses along with cobra poses are great for opening the muscles in the lower body. Boost your energy level in the morning with a sun salutation that incorporates the cobra pose. COBRA POSE Lie flat on ...more

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