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10 Tips To Correct Your Down Dog

In almost every yoga class you will probably see at least one down dog or adho muka svanasana. With these 10 tips for better form in your down dog, you will be nailing this posture in no time. Hands shoulder distance apart. Feet hip distance apart. You should be able to transition from plank to […]

Pose of the Week: Crescent Lunge

This high lunge is great for strengthening the legs, balance and sciatica! So many options for personal expression. Find your favorite variation, post a pic on Instagram and include #playcarlsbad and we will give you a shout out!

Pose of the Week: Pincha Mayurasana

Pincha Mayurasana “Feathered Peacock Pose” This pose is a great neck and shoulder opener as well as for building strength and improving balance. This pose has many variations and many ways to use props; a block between the thumb and for finger, the wall of course can used as we all as placing a strap […]

Pose of the Week: Ardha Matsyendrasana

Ardha Matsyendrasana “Half Lord of the Fishes Pose” Benefits: This pose is great for digestion, liver and kidney detoxification, great neck and shoulder stretch as well as energizes the spine! Get twisted, add your personal expression/variation, snap a pic and upload to Instagram, include #playcarlsbad in the caption and we will repost your pic to […]

Pose of the Week: Utthita Parsvakonasana

Utthita Parsvakonasana “Extended side angle pose” Benefits: strengthens legs, knees, and ankles. Stretches groin, spine, waist, chest and lungs, and shoulders. Increase stamina. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya an asana shout out.

Pose of the Week: Ustrasana

Ustrasana “Camel Pose” Benefits: Maximum compression of spine, which stimulates nervous system. Improves flexibility of neck, spine, and shoulders. Stretches abdomals and throat. Opens heart chakra. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya an asana shout out.