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Trikonasana and Variations

Extended - Revolved - Bound - BikramThe name comes from the Sanskrit words utthita (उत्थित), "extended", trikona (त्रिकोण) "triangle" and asana (आसन) "posture" or "seat". Trikonasana or the Triangle pose is a standing yoga pose that needs...
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Essential Yoga Poses for Beginners

When you’re just starting to try yoga, you may be tempted to leap right into the most visually impressive postures and try to impress your friends with scorpion pose or wounded peacock pose. However, if you don’t know what you’re doing, you’re only going to hurt yourself.There are yoga...
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Glutes and Yoga

Glutes Anatomy The glutes are located behind the pelvic girdle and consist of three layers of muscle, namely the gluteus medius, the gluteus maximus, and the gluteus minimus. Gluteus MediusThe gluteus medius is the primary stepping muscle and is located under the gluteus maximus. This...
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Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana - Extended Hand To Big Toe Pose

Utthita Hasta Padangustasana is a standing pose practiced in almost all forms of modern yoga. This pose requires the yogi to engage their core and most of the muscles in the body and therefore it has many benefits. Utthita Hasta Padangustasana is derived from the following Sanskrit words;...
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Urdhva Prasarita Eka Padasana - Standing Split Pose

The standing split is one of the more advanced asanas that involve lifting of one foot to stretch the quad and hamstring. The asana is for more experienced people, and if you're a beginner, you should have a flexible back, neck, and legs.Before you start the pose, begin with preparation poses...
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