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Urdhva Mukha Svanasana - Upward-Facing Dog Pose

Urdhva mukha svanasana is from Sanskriti language which means an upward-facing dog pose. You should not confuse this pose with a cobra pose though they both seem similar. The upward facing dog pose resembles a stretching dog. The posture will help you stretch your chest, back, arms and legs...
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Urdhva Hastasana - Upward Salute

Urdhva hastasana is a Sanskrit word which is loosely translated as an upward salute or a palm tree position. It's an asana that involves stretching the hands and the waist to receive relaxation. Unlike other asanas, this pose does not require empty bowels during practice. The exception comes if...
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Tuladandasana - Balancing Stick Pose

Balancing Stick Pose (Tuladandasana) is an advanced, dynamic, standing yoga posture. Part of the fashionable Bikram Yoga or Hot Yoga workout series, this cardiovascular pose can benefit you with even 10 seconds of holding. However, it is tempting to rush through the process, making you lose the...
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A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

Meditation practice has been used since ancient times to help practitioners regain their calm and stay focused. It’s the practice of calming the mind of all those racing thoughts that whiz around all day. Once you have the practice down, you can progress to examining a particular thought....
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Tadasana - Mountain Pose

The base of all standing poses, Tadasana is a great beginning position, resting asana, or tool for improving your posture. Also called the Mountain Pose, Samasthiti, Prayer Pose, or Equal Standing Pose, it involves putting your feet together and your hands at your body’s sides.Tadasana comes...
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