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Twists

Twists or revolved (parivrtta) yoga poses can be practiced: standing, seated, reclined (supta) and inverted. Twisting poses help keep the spine healthy by squeezing and rehydrating the spongey disks between the vertebrae which tend to get compressed with age. Twists help to balance energy and relax the nervous system. BENEFITS balances mood & energy grounding & […]

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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 […]

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parivrtta utkatasana

[par-ee-VRIT-tah OOT-kah-TAHS-anna]  revolved chair pose grounding balances opposing energies: rooting & rising expands the chest lengthens the spine strengthens & grounds legs and hips  MODIFICATIONS Tight shoulders & chest? Keep your hands pressed together in anjali mudra. Focus on widening your collarbones & expanding your chest. Difficulty twisting? Tender back? Take a wider stance (feet hip-width […]