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Lolasana - Pendant pose

Lolasana (pronounced as low-LA-suh-nuh) Is an arm balancing pose that is known for developing upper strength. This pose is not for the faint of heart and requires people with already strong wrists. The name Lolasana comes from two Sanskrit words lol meaning to dangle or swing and asana meaning...
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Hanumanasana - Monkey pose

The Hanumanasana also called the Monkey pose is named after a figure in Hindu Mythology called Hanuman. The story has it that Hanuman took the famous leap from the southern tip of India to the Island of Sri Lanka to rescue the wife of the king called Sita. The leaps were taken with faith to show...
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Gomukhasana - Cow face pose

Gomukhasana is an Asana performed in the seated position. The word is derived from the Sanskrit words Go meaning cow, Mukha meaning face and asana meaning pose. It conjoins stretches, meditation and targets many muscles all in one posture. In English, the asana is known as the Cow face pose....
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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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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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