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Handstand

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Handstand Variation

Adho Mukha Vrksasana

Level 3

Benefits:

Handstand strengthens your shoulders, arms, and wrists while improving balance and reversing the negative effects of gravity. This pose will also help to calm the brain and relieve stress.

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High Lunge Crescent Pose

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High Lunge Crescent Pose

Level 1

Benefits: Crescent pose is one of those basic yoga poses that will always offer you the opportunity to grow and go deeper. It strengthens your legs, glutes, and triceps while stretching your ankles and psoas. Crescent Lunge helps tone and strengthen your core and side body, as you build balance and concentration.

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Reverse Warrior

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Reverse Warrior

Viparita Virabhadrasana

Level 1

Benefits: Reverse Warrior is an invigorating pose that strengthens and stretches your quads, hamstrings, hips, and torso while opening your chest and shoulders. When practiced often, this pose builds stamina. It also keeps your legs strong and your spine healthy.

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Supported Reclined Hero Pose

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Supported Reclined Hero

Supta Virasana

Level 2

Benefits: Reclined hero pose can seem impossible if you have knee, back, or ankle problems. Once you add props to this pose it becomes accessible to most people. Sit on a block bolster or folded up blankets, lean back onto your forearms, and rest your head on a block. This version of the pose will stretch your quads, psoas, hip flexors, and abdominals. Use this pose for relief from menstrual cramps, or to counter intense workouts.

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Camel Pose

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Camel Pose

Ustrasana

Level 1

Benefits: The benefits of Camel pose are truly full body. It stretches your chest, abdominals, neck, thighs, psoas, and ankles. Camel pose stimulates the organs of your abdomen and neck, while strengthening your back muscles. It can be used to ease mild backache, digestive discomfort, fatigue, and anxiety.

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