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Standing Deep Breathing

Standing Deep Breathing Pose: Pranayama Before you begin doing the actual Hatha Yoga poses, start by doing the Standing Deep Breathing pose, also called the Pranayama. This will help you expand your lungs, improve detoxification of the organs, and increase More

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Half Moon Series

1. and 2. Half-Moon Pose with Hands-to-Feet Pose: Ardha Chandrasana with Pada Hastasana (NOTE: These are 2 poses.) Purposes and Benefits: Provides quick energy and vitality for your practice session Corrects any issues with posture or with lower-back pain Strengthens thighs, More

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Awkward Pose

3. Awkward Pose: Utkatasana Purposes and Benefits: Continues warming up body for all other yoga poses Heals chronically cold feet Circulates fresh blood to knees and ankles Alleviates rheumatism and arthritis in legs Strengthens and firms all muscles of legs More

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Eagle Pose

4. Eagle Pose: Garurasana Purposes and Benefits: Works into 12 major joints of body Warms body and readies it for next 3 poses Promotes health of central nervous system Enhances lymphatic functions Improves balance, hip-joint mobility, and immune system Strengthens deltoid, More

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Standing Head to Knee Pose

5. Standing Head-to-Knee Pose: Dandayamana Janushirasana Purposes and Benefits: Uses all major muscle groups Exercises digestive and reproductive organs Improves concentration and mental strength Unifies body and mind Tightens abdominal and thigh muscles Lessens/mitigates diabetic disorders Squeezes and flushes out ovaries, More

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Standing Bow Pulling Pose

6. Standing Bow-Pulling Pose: Dandayamana Dhanurasana Purposes and Benefits: Exemplifies “tourniquet” effect because this pose transfers circulation from 1 side of body to other side and then equalizes circulation Improves flexibility and strength of most of body’s muscles Stimulates cardiovascular system More

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Balancing Stick Pose

7. Balancing Stick Pose: Tuladandasana Purposes and Benefits: Provides full spinal stress relief Increases cardiovascular circulation, especially to blood vessels of heart Refines control and balance by enhancing physical and mental powers Improves posture Gives many benefits for legs that standing More

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Standing Separate Leg Stretching Pose

8. Standing Separate-Leg Stretching Pose: Dandayamana Bibhaktapada Paschimottanasana Purposes and Benefits: Boosts circulation to brain and to adrenal glands Cures and prevents sciatica Increases flexibility of bottom 5 vertebrae Improves functioning of most internal abdominal organs, especially small and large intestines More

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Triangle Pose

9. Triangle Pose: Trikanasana Purposes and Benefits: Stretches both sides of body and revitalizes it Improves every joint, muscle, tendon, and internal organ Opens and increases flexibility of hip joints Provides cardiovascular exercise Reduces saddle bags Helps kidneys, thyroid glands, and More

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Standing Separate Leg Head to Knee

10. Standing Separate-Leg Head-to-Knee Pose: Dandayamana Bibhaktapada Janushirasana Purposes and Benefits: – Compresses belly and throat to flush out and stimulate abdominal organ – Alleviates diabetic disorders – Balances levels of blood suga – Aids immune system and metabolic functions More

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