Image source: https://www.sonima.com/yoga/downward-facing-dog/, https://www.yogauonline.com/yoga-pose-primer/downward-facing-dog-adho-mukha-svanasana Introduction Anyone who is practicing yoga is no stranger to the downward facing dog pose (adho mukha svanasana). The downward facing dog pose is part of any of the yoga sequences. What’s interesting is that the seemingly easy pose is not as easy to perfect and
Reverse prayer, also otherwise known as Penguin Pose or Pashchima Namaskarasana. It helps to improve flexibility in the shoulders, arms, wrists, chest and back. Supposedly easy to learn, and quick to do – for most. However for some, it looks like they have to pop their arms out to achieve
The Cat and Cow Pose is a perfect beginner yoga pose if you are looking to warm up your spine and abdomen. The simple step-by-step instructions would be to to start in “tabletop” position (palms and knees aligned, shoulder distant apart). Center your head in a neutral position, eyes gazing
For the longest time, I have associated core muscles only with rectus abdominis, otherwise known as ~abs~. We live in a society that glorifies the possession of the so-called ~6-pack~, making it the ultimate goal for any workout, a social trophy that could mean you have strength, endurance, and overall
Class batch: RYT200hrs, P/T, Apr – Jun 2017 Project title: Anatomy Project theme: Iliocostalis Project by: Andre Neo Tai Chin I’ve practiced Wall Rope Yoga all along. I was told to ‘Drop down and let go my body’ at the side as one of the poses in Wall Rope Yoga.
Psoas Major Psoas major is a polyarticular muscle, which runs inside body from lower back bone to its forward inward downward direction, front inner thigh bone, by crossing over pelvis. On its way, Psoas major combinds with Iliacus to form Iliopsoas. Actions of Psoas major are flexion and external rotation