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Camatkarasana - Wild Thing Pose

Pronunciation: cah-maht-kah-RAHS-anna meaning "the ecstatic unfolding of the enraptured heart" in Sanskrit. Wild thing is probably one of the most beautiful looking yoga postures out there, but don't be fooled, it takes strength as well as flexibility to perform it. Before we look at how to...
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Sasangasana - Rabbit Pose

Sasangasana is an entry-level yoga pose whose name comes from the resemblance of the posture to the spine of a rabbit. Also called Hare Pose, Shasangasana, Shashankasana, or Rabbit Pose, Sasangasana’s Sanskrit names are Sasanga (meaning “rabbit”) and asana (meaning “posture”). Have you...
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Supta Vajrasana - Fixed-Firm Pose

For some people, Supta Vajrasana might seem like torture. However, others consider it a breeze. Also called Fixed-Firm Pose, Supta Vajrasana is a reminder of the different bodies, capabilities, and injuries that various people have. While some can easily slide into the posture, others feel pain...
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How to do Kumbhaka Pranayama - Full Breath Retention

Kumbhaka pranayama is one of the traditional pranayama's breathing exercises of Hatha yoga. Kumbhaka (kuhm-BAH-kah) is Sanskrit word that means pot. This is not just any pot but the human torso as seen as a pot with two interiors (one at the throat and the other at the base of the...
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