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janu sirsasana

[JAH-new shear-SHAHS-anna] head-to-knee pose  BENEFITS restorative re-energizes the body aids digestion: stretches ascending and descending colon MUSCLES spinal extensors latissimus dorsi hamstrings gastrocnemius soleus PREP POSES dandasana paschimottanasana baddha konasana upavista konasana supta padangustasana uttanasana prasarita padottanasana vrksasana COUNTER POSES apanasana setu bandhasana PROCEED WITH CAUTION Listen to your body. Pushing body beyond healthy limits […]

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paschimottanasana

seated forward fold/bend lengthens spine * calming MUSCLES: gastrocnemius * hamstrings * gluteus maximus * erector spinae MODIFICATIONS: Be mindful of body alignment: bend your knees, extend through the spine & lift your chest Can’t reach feet? Use a yoga strap PROCEED WITH CAUTION: If you have problems with any intervertebral discs, be careful of all straight-leg seated forward […]

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marichyasana c

sage twist stretches & strengthens abdominal muscles promotes healthy digestion opens shoulders MUSCLES erector spinae inferior gemellus obturator internus piriformis rhombiods superior gemellus splenius capitis sternocleidomastoid PREP POSES adho mukha svanasana agnistambhasana anjaneyasana ardha baddha padmottanasana dandasana prasarita padottanasana a paschimottansana uttanasana COUNTER POSES apanasana ananda balasana supta baddha konasana PRACTICE CHILLASANA VIDEO LINK: Stay tuned..coming soon […]