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prasarita padottanasana

standing spread-leg forward bend pose  BENEFITS: stimulates circulation in upper torso & head * stretches hamstrings & adductors MUSCLES: erector spinae * diaphragm * gluteus maximus * gluteus medius * adductor magnus * gracilis * popliteus * gastrocnemius * tibialis posterior * tibialis anterior * flexor hallucus longus * flexor digitorum longus * hamstrings (biceps femoris, …

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Standing poses

creates strength, stamina & flexibility throughout the entire body * works the major muscle groups: quadriceps, glutes, hamstrings & core muscles   ANJANEYASANA low lunge PADAHASTASANA  PADANGUSTASANA  PARSVAKONASANA  intense stretch…

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parivrtta utkatasana

Parivrtta utkatasana aka revolved chair pose or revolved fierce pose. This grounding pose and twist helps to balance opposing energies rooting & rising; strengthen and ground the legs & hips; lengthen the spine; and expand the chest

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ardha uttanasana

half-standing forward fold 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 Matthews Yoga for Depression ~Amy Weintraub

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uttanasana

Uttanasana aka intense stretch pose is a forward fold. This pose helps to calm your mind; lengthen your neck, shoulder & hamstring muscles; elongate your spine; promote circulation to the upper torso & head; and activate your inner thighs.

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tadasana

Tadasana aka mountain pose is the foundation of all standing yoga poses. In some traditions this pose is called SAMASTHITI (equal-standing prayer pose). This pose offers many benefits: grounding, creates stability, tests body awareness & mental focus, improves posture & spinal alignment and facilitates breathing.

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