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bakasana

[bak-AHS-anna]  crow/crane pose arm balance pose builds confidence helps to find balance & strength massages organs of the abdomen strengthens shoulders, arms, wrists & core muscles MUSCLES biceps brachii coracobrachialis deltoid illiacus pectoralis major psoas major serratus anterior triceps brachii trapezius PREP POSES  vinyasa adho mukha svanasana (downward facing dog) balasana (child’s pose) bidalasana (cow […]

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pincha mayurasana

elbow stand or feathered peacock pose BENEFITS opens shoulders builds arm strength MUSCLES gluteus maximus spinal extensors triceps brachii NOW is the time for yoga! Yoga Sutra 1.1 PRACTICE CHILLASANA VIDEO LINK: Stay tuned..coming soon to YouTube.  Subscribe to our newsletter to get updates. RESOURCES Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual ~David Swenson Yoga Anatomy ~Leslie Kaminoff & Amy Matthews Yoga Sequencing ~Mark […]

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chaturanga dandasana

[chaht-tour-ANG-ah dan-DAHS-anna]  4-limbed staff pose; plank stabilizer builds abdominal strength increases wrist strength & flexibility prepares for arm balancing poses strengthens arm, shoulder, leg & core muscles strengthens toe flexors MODIFICATIONS  Weak arms? Drop knees to the floor Maintain a straight line from knees to the crown of the head Exhale as you lower to the […]