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Side plank

side plank

Here is some information on Side Plank . The side plank is typically a static exercise for strengthening the abdominals, back and shoulders. The plank great for strengthening the transverse abdominus. The transverse abdominus is the deepest of the abdominal ...

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Shoulderstand

Shoulderstand (sarvangasana) Shoulderstand or Sarvangasana is my favorite pose. It is a very good pose for providing a calming energy that nourishes the body and the spirit. Shoulderstand strengthens your entire body and at the same time stimulates your spine and ...

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Tree pose (vrksasana)

tree pose

Tree Pose is very good to develop your balance. Tree pose or Vrksasana, a one legged pose that strengthens the legs, ankles and feet, it also increases the flexibility of the hips and knees. It is one of the best ...

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Sun Salutation First Variation

Sun salutation

Sun Salutation. I know this may not be the way some of you learned sun salutation, but as we all know different teachers, teach in different ways. I find this version of the Sun Salutation very good for beginners. This ...

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Warrior 1 pose (virabhadrasana 1)

Warrior 1 pose

Warrior 1 pose is a good strengthening pose. Warrior 1 pose or Virabhadrasana 1, it is a standing pose that strengthens the legs and stretches the arms and shoulders.. This pose was named after the mythic warrior Vibabhadra, it is meant to ...

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Downward dog

downward dog

Downward Dog (adho mukha svanasana) Downward dog is a great pose for lengthening the spine, stretching the shoulders and legs. When I first started yoga I think this was my favorite pose at the time, until I learned shoulderstand and then that ...

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Pyramid pose

pyramid pose

Pyramid Pose (parsvottanasana) With Pyramid pose many things will happen. You will get an intense stretch to the back of your legs, while lengthening and stretching your spine. With regular practice this pose can help relieve tension from your neck and ...

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Mountain pose

Mountain pose

Mountain pose (Tadasana) Next in our free yoga poses is the mountain pose or tadasana, it is a standing pose that can help your posture, stability and balance. Practicing this pose will teach you to how to correctly align your ...

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Bridge pose

bridge pose

Bridge Pose (setu bhandasana) Our next of our free yoga poses is setu bhandasana, a basic back bend that strengthens the back and opens the chest. One thing to make sure of in this pose is that your weight is evenly distributed ...

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Child pose (Balasana)

Child’s Pose is very good for relaxing Child pose or Balasana is a seated forward bend that stretches and releases your spine and lower back. It is often used as a resting pose and a counter pose after performing a ...

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