Standing Forward Bend One of the things people typically say before they've tried a yoga class is that they are inflexible and they can't touch their toes. Just to dispel a myth right off the bat, you are not required to be flexible nor touch your toes when you begin practicing yoga. One of the wonderful benefits of yoga is that you'll gain flexibility as you continue to practice. If you're wanting a yoga pose that will help you with tight hamstrings, then you'll want to practice Standing Forward Bend. The name of the pose states exactly what you're doing...
Triangle Pose is a standing yoga posture that emphasizes the extension of the limbs and torso. The full formal name of the posture is Extended Triangle Pose. Here's how you can practice this yoga posture.
Time to take your backbend to the next level. You've probably seen (or even practiced) backbends like Wheel Pose where your hands and feet are on the floor while you create this popular heart opening posture. Well, have you tried Dhanurasana or Bow Pose?
There are many yoga poses that you can practice that stimulate and benefit many parts of the body all at once. One of those poses is Chair Pose. In Sanskrit, the language of yoga, the pose is called Utkatasana (OOT-kah-TAH-sah-nah), but it does not translate to mean "chair pose." It actually means "fierce pose." But there is no need to be afraid of this yoga posture. It is quite approachable and anyone can do it.