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November 2014

Asana of the Week: Chair (utkatasana)

Chair (utkatasana) pose is an excellent asana for increasing focus, strengthening the legs and feet, and maintaining balance. English Name: Chair Sanskrit Name: Utkatasana Difficulty Level: 2 Start Position: Standing Mountain Pose (tadasana) Instructions: Step 1. Lift arms above head. Step 2. Maintaining a straight back, bend knees until thighs are at a 45 degree angle to the floor. Step 3. ... Read More »

November 11, 2014 ·

Asanas

Asana of the Week: Camel (ustrasana)

One of the most popular yoga back bending poses. English Name: Camel Sanskrit Name: Ustrasana Difficulty Level: 6 Start Position: Kneeling Instructions: Step 1. Raise your hips to come up onto your knees and shins. Step 2. Lean back and reach for your heels with your hands. Step 3. Bring your head parallel with the floor if comfortable or ... Read More »

November 4, 2014 ·

Asanas

Hatha yoga camel pose (ustrasana)