Upper Body Stength
Melanie Lora Meltzer
Strengthen your shoulders and upper back in this quick upper body builder designed for those of you who are new to yoga. Recommended props: 1 strap
Take a look at some of the common misalignments of plank pose, and then practice this powerful upper body, core and leg strengthener.
Receive the many benefits of dolphin pose, which is an incredible shoulder opener and preparatory pose for inversions. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket
Building shoulder strength and flexibility takes time, but this short beginner practice will help you get there. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 strap
Tone your biceps, triceps, shoulders and upper back and in 10 minutes flat you'll be on your way to having those gorgeous yoga arms!
This is a quick yoga sequence that focuses on strengthening your back.
This yoga sequence will tone your biceps, triceps, pecs and upper back.
Proper alignment is key to developing upper body strength in a way that will be safe and effective for the rest of your practice. Recommended props: 2 blocks
This is a short but intense yoga sequence, but approach with humor and you will have fun while making your upper body stronger.
Strengthen your upper body, then reward yourself with some feel-good stretches to release tension and increase flexibility. If you don't have blocks, use boxes or books. If you don't have a strap, use a belt. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 strap
Strengthen your upper body with this solid, strong and quick practice.
Upper body toning yoga sequence leading to side plank and crow.
Build strength in the upper body and stabilize the shoulder joint. Recommended props: 1 block
Strengthen all of your upper body muscles including the shoulders, biceps, triceps and deltoids. Recommended props: 1 block, 1 blanket