Yoga Poses By Type

At the core of any yoga practice is the performance of yoga positions (called "asanas"), each of which has specific physical and mental benefits. For step-by-step instructions on how to perform an individual yoga pose, browse through our online collection. These are the poses that will be featured the most throughout the site.

 

All Yoga Poses

Standing Yoga Poses

Yoga poses that are performed while in a standing position.

Stabilizing Yoga Poses

Yoga poses that help develop the muscles used for stabilization throughout the body.

Hip Opener Yoga Poses

Hip openers will help you with flexibilty, allowing you to bend and stretch more easily.

Twist Yoga Poses

Twisting poses will help restore your spine's natural range of motion.

Back Bend Yoga Poses

Back bends stretch the muscles of the chest, which helps circulation to the heart and lungs.

Lateral Bend Yoga Poses

Lateral bends are the perfect way to stretch the whole side of the body.

Forward Bend Yoga Poses

Forward bends loosen the joints and lengthen the muscles of the upper and lower extremities.

Balance Yoga Poses

Balance poses improve coordination, increase strength, and develop stability throughout the body.

Inversion Yoga Poses

Inversions increase circulation around the neck and chest while increasing blood flow to the brain.