Tag Archives: yoga pose


how to side crow

Side Crow, aka Parsva Bakasana, might be the closest you get to breakdancing. Whistler ambassador, Julia McCabe outlines two ways to get into the pose. Side crow can be performed on it’s own or as a transition into eka pada koundinyasana. It’s also taught by teachers using either both arms or one arm as the […]

how to cha-cha-chaturanga

Not to worry, even those of us with two left feet can learn to (cha-cha) Chaturanga thanks to West 4th ambassador Elle Basten. Here’s her one-two step 10-step breakdown to up your Vinyasa flow. one-two-cha-cha-cha 1. start by placing your hands on your mat right below your shoulders (in plank) 2. bring the shoulders slightly […]

yoga poses for shoulders and backs

Kate Kendall, lululemon Bondi ambassador in Australia, answers your yoga questions. you asked I was involved in a car accident about 16 months ago, and am now in the long process of healing. The worst of my injuries is a nagging upper back and shoulder injury. Physical therapy and medication has only taken me so […]

how can I prevent headaches from yoga?

you asked I have been attending yoga classes for 4 months now, and recently the class has added more forward folds than before. I’ve been getting really intense headaches by the end of the class that will continue into the evening. This is something that has just happened since the routine of the class has […]

make a connection through yoga

This past Saturday, I did a power yoga class at YYoga with one of my favourite teachers, Danielle. She is fun, quirky, makes yoga challenging, and creates an inviting space that I want to come back to every week. In her class, there are always a few moments where students are pushed beyond their limits, […]

my first time

Do you remember what it was like to take your first yoga class? Foujan takes us back to the day where her love for yoga began. Like your first day of high school, your first kiss, your first day on a new job, or even a first date; there’s a sense of excitement, nervousness and […]