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Extended Puppy: Animal Yoga Pose Series

UTTANA SHISHOSANA Level 2: Intermediate Benefits: Lengthens and improves flexibility of the spine. Stretches the back, arm, and shoulder muscles, relieving tension. Heart-opening element relieves tension in the sternum. Soothing for the nervous system, calms the mind. Contraindications/Cautions (consult your physician): Spinal, back, or shoulder injuries. Knee injuries. Pregnancy- fine but widen the knees, and… Continue reading Extended Puppy: Animal Yoga Pose Series

Frog pose/mandukasana prone
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Frog: Animal Yoga Pose Series

MANDUKASANA Level 1-2: Beginner-Intermediate Benefits: Hip-opener, stretches the hips and inner thighs, as well as the ankles. Promotes focus and resilience. Can open the chest and front of the shoulders in the prone position. Alleviates menstrual cramps for some women. Promotes digestion/elimination. Contraindications/Cautions (consult your physician): Hip/knee/ankle injuries or inflammation. Lower back issues. Pregnancy- discuss… Continue reading Frog: Animal Yoga Pose Series