Upward Facing Bow + Variation

Upward Facing Bow or Wheel Pose is such a great asana to practice when you feel like you need a nice "stretch + strengthen"  through the spine.  This pose is a more advanced asana of the spine strengtheners, but if you don't have any bodily limitations preventing you from regularly practicing this one, it is... Continue Reading →

Kalesvara Mudra

For those who regularly take my yoga classes, you know how much I love to incorporate mudras into class.  Kalesvara Mudra is not a typical mudra that we practice, but it's one with a lot of sentiment and feeling behind it so it's good to become familiar with.  Kalesvara Mudra is known to create a... Continue Reading →

Butter Stick Balm for Yogis

As we all know, it is most comfortable to practice yoga in bare feet so we gotta make sure our feet are looking pretty for yoga class.  I created a product to help with this issue...my Butter Stick Balm for Chapped Skin and Lips.  Myself and some of my fellow yogi friends have been using... Continue Reading →

Trikonasana

I’ve been running more lately and have been really focusing on asanas that assist in stretching out the hamstrings and side body.  My go to pose to target these areas is Trikonasana or Triangle Pose.  I absolutely love to do this pose after a run.  Depending on the depth of your angle in this pose,... Continue Reading →

Hanumanasana~Monkey Pose

If you want a pose that is going to really take some patience to work into, this is the one to practice.  I have been working on Hanumanasana or Monkey Pose for about a year and it is one that I am deeply grateful for.  There is no forcing anything in this asana (pose).  It... Continue Reading →

Practicing Self-Love this New Year

I think one of the most important New Years Resolutions that we can make is taking better care of ourselves and our physical and emotional needs.  We need to be our own best friends.  It's integral to remember that when we are fulfilled inside, and attentive to our personal needs we are better, happier, more... Continue Reading →

Asanas off the Wall

There are many ways to use the wall in your yoga practice.  A wall can be one of the best yoga props to strengthen and/or assist your practice.  Typically, the wall is used to practice handstands as those can be scary practicing at first without the security of a wall behind you.  However, I have... Continue Reading →

Yoga Mudras

I recently posted an article on my Misha Jo Naturals website about a variety of mudras (yogic hand gestures) and their special significance.  To read my article, visit https://mishajonaturals.com/yoga-mudras/ XO

Best Poses for Back Agility & Strength

Yoga is so great at developing back strength.  Back strength is integral to maintaining and gaining strength in other areas of the body, as well.  Certain yoga poses are good for increasing back strength.  Specifically, cat cow pose, downward facing dog, upward facing dog, and triangle pose.  Each of these poses has its own beautiful... Continue Reading →

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