Monthly Archive

April 2016

Some Yoga Poses May Increase Risk Of Glaucoma

An item in the May 2016 issue of Consumer Reports on Health reported that certain yoga poses significantly increased eye pressure according to a small study from the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. Poses that pose a risk are where the head is down or legs are elevated above the head like: ... Read More »

April 13, 2016 ·

Yoga News

Asana of The Month: Extended Hand to Big Toe (urdhva padangusthasana)

Extended Hand to Big Toe is a challenging intermediate balancing pose that improves concentration and balance while stretching your legs, arms and back. English Name: Extended Hand to Big Toe Sanskrit Name: Urdhva padangusthasana Difficulty Level: 6 Start Position: Mountain Pose Instructions: Step 1. Bend your right knee and bring it to your chest. Hold your foot with both ... Read More »

April 5, 2016 ·

Asanas

Asana of the Month