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What is Yoga - Sansktrit Terms

Originating in ancient India, yoga is a group of physical, mental and spiritual practices and disciplines. Major religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism all practice yoga, and there are many practitioners outside of these religions who are focused on the spiritual benefits of the...
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Core and Yoga

In hatha yoga, nearly all yoga poses require some engagement in core so you keep the integrity and being safe performing the asana. Some poses require more than others. We recommend practicing core yoga poses in order to progress and always include in practice at some point. In this article...
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Tree pose- Vrksasana

Tree pose or Vrksasana originally comes from the Sanskrit words vriksa or vriksha meaning “tree” and asana meaning “pose” or posture. Once you perform your Vrksasana standing in front of a mirror, your body should look like a human tree, beautiful, balanced and strong. This yoga pose...
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Dandayamana Bibhaktapada Paschimotthanasana

Standing Separate Leg Stretching PoseThis is the 9th pose practiced in Bikram Yoga. It is also known as Dandayamana bibhaktapada paschimotthanasana in Sanskrit. It is a partial inversion pose that is known to have many physical as well as mental benefits. It enhances circulation and stimulates...
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Ustrasana - Camel Pose

Ustrasana (pronounced as oosh-TRAHS-anna) is a back bending asana practiced in Hatha yoga. It is an extreme back bending exercise that stretches most parts of the body. The name Ustrasana is derived from the words ustra meaning camel and asana meaning posture. It, therefore, translates to Camel...
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