Janu Sirsasana – Willow Pose

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Janu Sirsasana, also known as Head-to-Knee Forward Bend or Willow Pose. It is a seated forward bend considered a restorative pose...

Ardha Uttanasana – Half Gripper

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Ardha means "middle" and uttana "extension." Ardha Uttanasana - Half Forceps is a simple and effective posture that allows a clean and safe stretching of the back leg, back...

Pavanamuktasana – Wind Release Posture

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Pavan "wind", mukta "liberated". Pavanamuktasana - Wind Release Pose is a relaxing pose. It is an excellent counter-stretch for strong spinal push-ups. The...

Uttihita Trikonasana – Extended Triangle

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Uttihita means "extended" or "stretched" and trikona means "triangle". Uttihita Trikonasana is a pose that aims to stretch the side of the body. The hips should be aligned forward. Don't be...

Parighasana – Crossbar Pose

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Parigha means "bar to secure a door." Parighasana produces a strong lateral stretch by curving the body in an arch. Technique Sitting position in Vajrasana . Breathe evenly. Get up on...

Parivrtta Parsvsakonasana – Inverted Standing Side Stretch

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Parivrtta  means "rotated" or "inverted" and  parvakona  means "side angle". Parivrtta parsvakonasana requires considerable flexibility as the trunk must rotate 180 degrees from its starting position. If balance is difficult,...

5 Easy Steps to do the Yoga Dance Pose

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First off, this is not the King Dancer Pose or the Lord of the Dance Pose. This is a more accessible...

Prasarita Padottanasana – Separate Foot Gripper

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Prasarita means "separate", Pada "foot". Prasarita Padottanasana - Separate standing clamp   stretches the hamstrings widens the groin. The arch of the foot is raised and blood flow to the...

Balasana – Child’s Pose

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Bala means "child". Balasana is a relaxation pose. In this position the spine bends forward 110 degrees, which provides excellent countertrension for stretches that require a backward tilt...

Ardha Matsyendrasana – Seated Half Twist

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What is the Half Lord of the Fishes Pose? The Half Lord of the Fishes Pose, also called the Ardha Matsyendrasana in Sanskrit, or...

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Baddha  means “caught” and kona means “angle.” In   Baddha Konasana  the legs angle inwards with the soles of the feet pressed together. It is the traditional posture of the...