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Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana

Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana * Level: Intermediate * Type: Stretch, Forward-Bend, Balance, Strength * Position: Sitting * Duration: 5 Breaths Definition: Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana is one of the most important and advanced asanas in the Ashtanga Primary Series Sequence with a lot of benefits. A combination out of Paschimottanasana(Seated Forward Bend) and Ubhaya Padangusthasana(Both Big Toe Pose) which is

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How to apply yoga as therapy

How to apply yoga as therapy from a yoga therapists point of view! While in the west yoga has become mainly a physical practice, the ultimate goal of yoga is the union of mind, body, and spirit. In fact, in the Patanjali sutras, there is no mentioning of alignment or asanas for that matter. The only asana is the

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Purna Dhanurasana

Purna Dhanurasana Pic By @plantifulearthling (Full Bow Pose) = final and advanced posture of Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) • Level: Advanced • Type: Back-bend, Stretch, Strength • Position: Prone • Duration: 15-20 sec. Purna Dhanurasana (Full Bow Pose = The final and advanced Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) – In this asana, your whole body seems to be in a shape like a

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