Yoga Poses Demystified
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Bridge Pose promotes spinal flexibility and improves breathing.
Downward Facing Dog
Downward Facing Dog calms the brain, relieves stress and energizes the body.
Extended Puppy Pose
Extended Puppy Pose stretches the spine and shoulders
Fire Log Pose
Fire Log Pose stretches the hips and groins
Garland Pose stretches the ankles, groins and back torso and tones the belly
Half Lord of Fishes Pose
Half Lord of Fishes pose stimulates the internal organs, stretches the shoulders, hips, and neck and energizes the spine
Half Moon Pose
Half Moon pose strengthens the abdomen, ankles, thighs, buttocks, and spine, stretches the groins, hamstrings and calves, shoulders, chest, and spine
Hero pose stretches the thighs, knees, and ankles and strengthens the arches
Lion pose relieves tension in the chest and face. According to traditional texts, Simhasana destroys disease and facilitates the three major bandhas.
Mountain pose improves posture , strengthens thighs, knees, and ankles, firms abdomen and buttocks, relieves sciatica, reduces flat feet
Revolved Head-to-Knee Pose
Revolved Head-to-Knee pose stretches the spine, shoulders, and hamstrings, stimulates abdominal organs, and improves digestion
Salutation Seal reduces stress and anxiety, calms the brain, opens the heart
Staff pose strengthens the back muscles, stretches the shoulders and chest, and improves posture
Tree pose strengthens thighs, calves, ankles, and spine, improves sense of balance, relieves sciatica and reduces flat feet
Upward Facing DogiImproves posture, strengthens the spine, arms, wrists, firms the buttocks, stimulates abdominal organs
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