Triangle Pose

How to do Triangle Pose

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Utthita Trikonasana Say it like this: oo-TEE-Tah-tree-koh-NAH-suh-nah From the Sanskrit, utthita meaning extended, tri meaning three, kona meaning angle and asana meaning pose. Trikonasana is a beginner pose, one of …

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How to do Plank Pose

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Kumbhakasana: say it like this: koom-bahk-AHS-uh-nu The name comes from the Sanskrit words kumbhak meaning breath retention and asana which means pose. Plank Pose is a foundational pose and an …

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How to do Warrior 1

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Virabhadrasana Say it like this: veer-ah-bah-DRAHS-anna Meaning: Vira-Hero, Warrior, courageous and vigorous, Bhadra-Friend, good, auspicious. Asana-Pose. Virabhadrasana is a mythological character created by Lord Shiva, a Hindu God. This pose …

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How to do Headstand

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Shirshasana Say it like this: sheer-SHAH-sahn-ah Sometimes known as Sirsasana, this is often referred to as the King of all the asanas (poses) In a supported headstand (Salamba Sirasana) the …

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How To Do Bridge Pose

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Setu Bandha Sarvangasana Say it like this: SAY-too BAHN-duh shar-vahn-GAHS-uh-nuh The Sanskrit name comes from five different words Setu means bridge. Bandha means lock. Sarva means all, Anga means limb …

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How To Do Fish Pose

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Matsyasana Say it like this: maht-see-AHS-uh-nuh The Sanskrit name for this pose comes from two words: Matsya meaning fish and Asana meaning pose. Commonly considered a counter pose to Sarvangasana …

How To Do Camel Pose

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Ustrasana Say it like this: OOH-tra-AA-SUN-aa The Sanskrit name comes from Ustra meaning camel and asana meaning pose. The Camel pose is an intermediate level back bending posture that stretches …