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strike a pose yoga

vrksasana

[vrik-SHAHS-anna]

tree pose

BENEFITS

  • grounding
  • centering
  • improves balance, focus & concentration
  • increases stability
  • increases flexibility in hips & groin
  • strengthens leg muscles

MODIFICATIONS

Trouble balancing?  

  • Use wall for support 
  • Keep toes touching the floor

PROCEED WITH CAUTION

Do not turn out the foot on the standing & supporting leg because this will misalign the supporting knee & hip

Avoid placing foot on the knee joint. Place foot on the side of shin or inner thigh.


NOW is the time for yoga!

Yoga Sutra 1.1

PRACTICE CHILLASANA

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RESOURCES

Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual ~David Swenson

Yoga Anatomy ~Leslie Kaminoff & Amy Matthews

Yoga Sequencing ~Mark Stephens

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