Half Pyramid – Ardha Parsvottanasana

Ardha parsvottanasana is beginner-friendly version of parsvottanasana (pyramid pose) and can be used to warm up for the full expression of the pose. The name comes from the Sanskrit, ardha, meaning “half,” parsva, meaning “side,” ut, meaning “intense,” tan, meaning “extended,” and asana, meaning “pose.”  More...

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Side Seated Angle – Parsva Upavistha Konasana

The side seated angle is a pose where you keep your back straigh while you turn to either your right or left side while your legs are open with toes facing up.  More...

This is Learn Extended one Legged Pigeon or Uttahita Eka Pada Kapotasana
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Extended one Legged Pigeon – Uttahita Eka Pada Kapotasana

Eka Pada Rajakapotasana or One-Legged King Pigeon Pose is an asana that is performed in the seated position, this is an advanced pose. This helps to open up the chest and also strengthens the back and groin. Benefits More...

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Extended Supine Hand to Toe – Utthita Supta Padangusthasana

Standing Hand to Big Toe Pose is an intermediate yoga posture that stretches the backs of your legs while challenging your balance. You can move into this asana feeling weak or imbalanced, and after a few moments More...

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Bharadvaja’s Twist – Bharadvajasana I

Bharadvaja’s Twist — called “Bharadvajasana I” (bah-RAHD-vah-JAHS-uh-nuh) in Sanskrit — is a simple seated position that is suitable for most people, including beginners. It’s named after More...

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Marichi’s Pose – Marichyasana III

Marichyasana C is a seated twist with one leg bent and one leg outstretched. The name comes from the fact it is named after the sage, Marichi. His name is Sanskrit meaning “ray of light.” It forms part of the More...

This is The Extended Leg Squat - Utthita Malasana
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Extended Leg Squat – Utthita Malasana

The Extended leg squat pose is an asymmetrical variation on the standard squatting posture that requires strength, flexibility and balance. The asana also stretches your pelvis and strengthens your legs while improving More...

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Firelog – Agnistambhasana

Double pigeon or Firelog posestretches the thighs, groins and psoas and stimulates the abdominal organs. Even though this pose strongly opens the hips, a moderate level of hip flexibility is required as to not injure More...

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Seated Head to Knee – Janu Sirsasana

Janu Sirsasana or the Head to Knee Pose is an excellent asana to increase flexibility of the hamstring muscles, back, thighs, hip joints, arms and the shoulders. Janu Sirsasana also soothes the mind and calms the More...

This is the Plow Pose - Halasana
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Plow Pose – Halasana

Halasana is an excellent pose suitable for beginners, although it may seem difficult at first sight, it is not an asana to be practiced in the first class since it requires some control of the body Benefits of Halasana Calms More...

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