Category Archives: Yoga Practice

Upward Facing Dog – Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

How to get into Upward Facing Dog – Step by step Lie on your stomach, forehead on the floor, your hands next to the ribs, fingers lining up with the lower ribs and pointing forwards. Press the top of your feet into the floor and, just as in Cobra Pose, lift the thighs and knees, […]

Chair Pose / Powerful Pose – Utkatasana

Chair-Pose

How to get into chair pose – step by step From Mountain pose / Tadasana Exhale as you bend your knees and move your hips back as if you were sitting down on a chair. Draw your lower abdomen in and up to support your lower back Send your hips back rather than your knees forward, so […]

Extended Hand To Big Toe Pose A-B  – Utthita Hasta Padangustasana A-B

Extended Hand To Big Toe Pose

How to get into Extended Hand To Big Toe Pose – step by step Start in Tadasana / Mountain pose Take a point at eye level to focus on with a soft gaze. On an exhalation, bring the weight on your left foot and lift your right knee up. Reach with your right hand for your […]

Buying yoga wear? This is all you need to know! The complete guide to your ultimate yoga outfit

What yoga clothes is best for my yoga practice

Are you a yoga virgin or have you just started practicing? Perfect timing to learn all the ins and outs of finding the right yoga wear. It’s important to have the right yoga outfit for your specific yoga practice before stepping onto the yoga mat. Luckily, Urban Goddess yoga & active wear is designed by […]

The benefits of Yin yoga

The benefits of yin yoga_Urban_Goddes_Active_YogaWear

Learn how practising Yin yoga can have such a positive impact on your physical and emotional health. My motivation for writing this article is to encourage everyone who hasn’t tried Yin yoga, to try it. Why? Because, in a nutshell, the feeling you’re left with after you have practised Yin yoga is amazing! Benefits of a […]

10 tips for your very first yoga class – a survival guide for yoga newbie’s

All you need to know for your first yoga class

This is an important moment in your life. You want to take your very first yoga class ever. Maybe you’ve been stressed, you finally want to do something about that achy back or you simply want to understand what all the fuss is about with yoga. In any case, this is your moment to learn […]