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Garudasana - Eagle pose

This pose is known to be the one that opens up 14 big joints in the skeletal system. It is named after Garuda which in the Hindu mythology is recognized as the king or birds or the devourer. The Garuda was thought to have a white body, golden body, red wings, and a curved beak. Garudasana, Eagle...
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Pranayama and Breathing Exercises for Anxiety and Stress

Anxiety is a common problem affecting at least 300 million people across the globe according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Worse, millions of people that suffer from anxiety can’t find an effective solution.Anxiety can range from very mild incidents that virtually everyone has...
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Baddha Konasana - Bound Angle Pose

Baddha Konasana (BAH-dah koh-NAH sah-nah) is derived from the Sanskrit names Baddha which mean bound and Kona which means angle. This asana is best practiced early in the morning or late in the evening when you have not just had food. The pose is also known as the butterfly pose or cobbler’s...
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Eka Pada Rajakapotasana - One-Legged King Pigeon Pose

Eka Pada Rajakapotasana (pronounced as aa-KAH pah-DAH rah-JAH-cop-poh-TAHS-anna) is derived from the Sanskrit eka meaning one, pada meaning foot or leg, raja meaning king, kapota meaning pigeon and asana meaning pose. It, therefore, translates to the One-legged king pigeon pose in English. It is...
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