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Neck Rolls

Neck Rolls Download Free Worksheet Sanskrit Name: Greeva Sanchalana Neck movements are one of the most basic exercises in yoga, but perhaps one of the most crucial. These subtle but powerful movements are designed to release tension, heaviness and stiffness in the head, neck and shoulder region. The easiest of
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Mountain Pose

Mountain Pose Sanskrit Name: Tadasana (pronounced tah-DAHS-anna) The foundation of all standing poses, Mountain Pose makes a great a starting position, resting pose, or tool to improve posture. Level: Beginners Category: Standing Breath: Deep Abdominal Breathing. Keep the mouth closed with tongue resting on the roof of the mouth. Simply
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Extended Puppy Pose

Extended Puppy Pose Sanskrit Name: Uttana Shishosana A cross between Child's Pose and Downward Facing Dog, Extended Puppy Pose lengthens the spine and calms the mind. Extended puppy pose gets its name from its close resemblance to a stretching puppy or dog. This asana provides a beneficial stretch to the
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Downward Facing Dog

Downward Facing Dog Sanskrit Name: Adho Mukha Svanasana Download Free Worksheet One of yoga's most widely recognised yoga poses, Adho Mukha Svanasana, offers the ultimate all-over, rejuvenating stretch.   This is a mild inversion that builds strength in the arms, lengthens the spine, releases the pelvis & brings energy, chi,
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Corpse Pose

Corpse Pose Sanskrit Name: Savasana (pronounced: shah-VAHS-anna) Savasana is a pose of total relaxation—making it one of the most challenging. Savasana might look like a nap at the end of your yoga practice. But it’s actually a fully conscious pose aimed at being awake, yet completely relaxed. In Savasana—also known
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Child’s Pose

Child's Pose   Download Free Worksheet Here Challenge: Hold Daily For 3-5 minutes.   Name: Balasana (pronounced - bA-lA-sa-na) Child’s Pose is a true resting pose, and one that you can hold for long periods of time without the need for props. There is something so nourishing and nurturing about this
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Cat/Cow Pose

Cat/Cow Pose MedYoga Pose: Cat/Cow Sanskrit Name: Marjaryasana / Bitilasana Download Free Worksheet       Cat-Cow Stretch is the incorporation of Marjaryasana (Cat Pose) and Bitilasana (Cow Pose). The two asanas are paired together for a gentle, flowing vinyasa. For those of you who are not familiar with the term,
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Tip Toe Balance

Tip Toe Balance Download Free Worksheet Sanskrit Name: Samatvam Asana Tip Toe Pose is a demanding balance pose that improves focus while calming your mind. Tip Toe Pose requires balance, flexibility, and strength. As with all yoga poses, give this one time and be patient. If you keep coming back
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The Wheel Pose

The Wheel Pose Sanskrit Name: Urdhva Dhanurasana (pronounced: OORD-vah don-your-AHS-anna) Need an energy boost? Urdhva Dhanurasana can help—and strengthen your arms, legs, abdomen, and spine in the process Upward Bow Pose is an advanced yoga pose that stretches and opens the entire body. It is sometimes considered the "peak" backbend,
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Supported Headstand

Supported Headstand Free Worksheet Here   Name: Salamba Sirsasana (pronounced: sah-LOM-bah shear-SHAHS-anna ) Standing on your head in proper alignment not only strengthens the whole body but calms the brain. In the Supported Headstand, the body is completely inverted, and held upright supported by the forearms, while the crown of
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