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Dwi Hasta Bhujasana

Dwi hatsa bhujasana is a key pose within the group of asanas known as arm balances. This post aims to break dwi hasta bhujasana down into clearly defined stages that isolate important actions and techniques. This will help you to approach the pose with confidence. Dwi...

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Supta Padangusthasana

Background   Supta padangusthasana and it's variations are an extremely versatile group of poses with a variety of applications. They are generally used later in a sequence and grouped in with calming, cooling poses. There are a range of ways to include supta...

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Adho Mukha Virasana

Background   Adho mukha virasana (downward facing hero pose) is a versatile pose that can be used in a variety of ways throughout a yoga sequence. It is an excellent counterpose following chest opening asanas. In addition, it can also be used as a recovery...

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Background   Trikonasana (triangle pose) is one of the first poses taught to beginners learning yoga. It can appear simple but has many layers that unfold as you progress and your understanding of yoga deepens. Versatile, with a range of applications, it can be...

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Iyengar Yoga For Runners

This post explores Iyengar yoga poses for runners. The article follows a sequence of poses that systematically focus on the main muscles that are involved in jogging. You may already include stretches in your jogging routine. This is an important way to improve muscle...

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Yoga Poses For a Healthy Spine

Yoga Poses For a Healthy Spine This post explores some of the ways in which Iyengar yoga can help to improve the health of your spine. It also highlights how yoga can be used as a preventative measure against common problems associated with the spine. Regular yoga...

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