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Forearm Plank: Foundation Yoga Pose Series

MAKARA ADHO MUKHA SVANASANA Level 1: Beginner Benefits: Strengthens the arms, legs, gluteals, and core Stretches the hamstrings, calves, shoulders, and arches of the feet Promotes lengthening of the spine and good posture Encourages focus, concentration, and can relieve stress Good prep pose for arm balances and inversions Contraindications/Cautions (consult your physician): High blood pressure… Continue reading Forearm Plank: Foundation Yoga Pose Series

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Side Plank Pose: Foundation Yoga Pose Series

VASISTHASANA Level 1: Beginner Benefits: Strengthens and stretches the wrists Strengthens the arms and shoulders Engages and strengthens the abdominal core and gluteal muscles Improves balance Improves focus and concentration Promotes stability and lengthening of the spine Contraindications/Cautions (consult your physician): Inflammation/injuries of the wrists/arms/shoulders/ankles High blood pressure Glaucoma Recent abdominal surgery/trauma Pregnancy- avoid Fine… Continue reading Side Plank Pose: Foundation Yoga Pose Series

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Locust: Animal Yoga Pose Series

SALABHASANA Level 1: Beginner ┬áBenefits: Strengthens the back and spinal muscles, gluteal muscles, hip rotator muscles and inner thigh muscles. Promotes stability in the sacrum and lumbar spine. Encourages an opening across the chest, lessening tension in the sternum. Stimulates the nervous system. ┬áContraindications/Cautions (consult your physician): Any acute/chronic back or spinal injuries/inflammation. Weak abdominal… Continue reading Locust: Animal Yoga Pose Series