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Salabhasana - Locust Pose

Salabhasana belongs to a group of asanas called the “baby backbends.” Its Sanskrit name, salabha means “grasshopper” or “locust.” Also called the Locust Pose, Salabhasana is a seemingly simple pose that is more challenging and interesting than it appears on the surface. Step by...
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Warrior Pose III - Virabhadrasana III

There are three different variations of the Warrior pose. This pose is designed to help you strengthen your body and make you a warrior to prepare you for the fight against a spiritual enemy. The pose is named for a great warrior – Virabhadra.Also Known AsVirabhadrasana IIIStep by Step Warrior...
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Trikonasana and Variations

Extended - Revolved - Bound - Bikram The 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...
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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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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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