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threading the needle pose (sucirandhrasana)

When you’re in Table Pose – on your hands and knees – in yoga, you have endless choices of where to go next. Of course, you can transition into Cat and Cow, Downward Facing Dog, a lunge, Child’s Pose and Extended

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warrior two (virabhadrasana ii)

Warrior two is the second of the three main warrior poses. When in a yoga class it is also very common for the warrior two pose to follow warrior one. They just seem to go together so nicely. There are

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warrior one (virabhadrasana i)

Virabhadra, the great warrior created from a matted lock of Shiva’s (king of the “gods”) hair. He was created out of anger when Shiva’s wife Sati sacrificed herself herself due to her father Daksa, insulting her husbands honor. Read the full story

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low plank pose (caturanga dandasana)

In the previous post we spoke a plank pose, the high push-up position. Now let’s tie things together and talk about the low plank; or better known as “caturanga dandasana” catur = four | anga = limb | danda =

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upward salute (urdhva hastasana)

Commonly referred to as “high prayer”, urdhva hastasana is a simple yet effective tool in your yoga practice. It is a main part of the sun salutation which is performed in just about every session. Upward Salute allows one to

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