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pincha mayurasana

elbow stand, feathered peacock pose opens shoulders * builds arm strength MUSCLES: spinal extensors * gluteus maximus * triceps brachii NOW is the time for yoga!   PRACTICE CHILLASANA VIDEO LINK: Stay tuned..coming soon to YouTube. Subscribe to our newsletter to get updates. SIGN UP for a class or workshop today! RESOURCES Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual ~David Swenson Yoga Anatomy ~Leslie Kaminoff & Amy…

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salamba sarvangasana

supported shoulderstand MUSCLES: levator scapulae * rhombiods * trapezius * infraspinatus * deltoid * triceps brachii * splenius capitis * splenius cervicis PROCEED WITH CAUTION: Contraindications: acute glaucoma avoid all inversions  Adverse events associated with this pose have been reported: vertebral artery occlusion NOW is the time for yoga!   PRACTICE CHILLASANA VIDEO LINK: Stay tuned..coming soon to YouTube. Subscribe to our…

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adho mukha vrksasana

Adho mukha aka vrksasana handstand is an inversion and arm balancing pose that helps energize the body, build confidence, hones attention & focus, shifts perspective, strengthens upper body and reverses effects of gravity on spine

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urdhva prasarita ekapadasana

standing split   cultivates balance * shifts perspective * stretches (standing leg) & strengthens (lifted leg) the hamstrings * strengthens glutes (lifted leg)  MUSCLES: glutes * hamstrings PREP POSES: parsvottanasana * supta virasana * virabhadrasana C * high lunge * 3-legged down-dog NOW is the time for yoga!   PRACTICE CHILLASANA VIDEO LINK: Stay tuned..coming soon to YouTube. Subscribe to our newsletter to get updates. SIGN UP for a class or…

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halasana

plow pose  MUSCLES: soleus * gastrocnemius * hamstrings * trapezius * triceps brachii * spinal extensors PREP POSES: adho mukha svanasana  * arda uttanasana * bidalasana * dandasana * prasarita padottanasana c * salamba sarvangasana * setu bandhasana * uttanasana COUNTER POSES: adho mukha svanasana * matsyendrasana * savasana * viparita karani PRACTICE CHILLASANA VIDEO LINK: Stay tuned..coming soon to YouTube. Subscribe…

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adho mukha svanasana

Adho mukha svanasana aka downward facing dog pose or down-dog is a foundational pose that fosters introspection & calm. This inversion pose helps to strengthen the upper body; release stiffness in the shoulders; strengthen legs; lengthen hamstring & calf muscles; nd strengthen ankles.

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