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Joe Hanish

Sanskrit words often have many meanings. One of them in this instance is definitely 'mountain', and it is also easy to intuit why this might be part of this pose's name! Namaste!


who cares. its a way to identify the movement. playing semantics helps nobody.


tada does indeed mean mountain:
" from the Sanskrit words tāḍa (Sanskrit: ताड [4] meaning "mountain"[5]) and āsana (Sanskrit: आसन [6] meaning "posture" or "seat"


taad does not mean a mountain. it means a tree. please check basic facts before you put them up on a public platform posing as an authority!


You should engage your legs but try to keep your glutes relaxed.


I did this move for a gym yoga-thon. i lost immediately.


When you lift your knees, it seems that your buttock also want to tighten , are you suppose to release or engage your buttock?


can any body tell me the duration to perform this asana?


After a day of packing boxes and preparing to move this pose really helps me center and release some tired and stiff muscles! Thank you

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