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    Guard Your Heart

    Here’s how yoga not only opens your heart, but also protects your ticker in the long run.

  • Extended Triangle Pose

    Jason Crandell narrates this video demonstrating the basics of Extended Triangle Pose.

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    Lower Your Risk Of Heart Failure With These 6 Tips for a Healthy Heart

    Utilize these 6 tips for a healthy heart to reduce your risk of heart attack and failure – and even lower your blood pressure.

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    Low Lunge

    This low lunge variation stretches the thighs and groins and opens the chest.

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    High Lunge, Crescent Variation

    This variation of High Lunge, sometimes called Crescent Pose, is a great preparation for the full version of Virabhadrasana I (Warrior I Pose).

  • More proof yoga good for your heart

    According to Reuters, recent studies conducted in Sweden and India show that yoga can reverse biochemical changes associated with high blood pressure, obesity, and high blood sugar. Waist circumference, blood pressure, blood sugar, and triglycerides were significantly lower, and “good”…

  • Yoga aids heart failure patients

    Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta have found that the addition of an eight-week course of yoga […]

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    Yoga of Sound Breath

    Practice this pranayama technique for increased breath awareness and control.

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    Feathered Peacock Pose

    You may know Pincha Mayurasana or Feathered Peacock Pose by one of its common aliases: Forearm or Elbow Balance.

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    Warrior I Pose

    Learn the basics of this foundational yoga pose, Virabhadrasana I.

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    Upward Abdominal Lock

    “Even an old person can become young when [Uddiyana Bandha] is done regularly” (Hatha-Yoga-Pradipika 3.58).

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    Do you know Mountain Pose? Flip it upside down and you have Handstand. Go ahead, try.

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    Extended Triangle Pose

    Extended Triangle Pose is the quintessential standing pose in many styles of yoga.

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    Hero Pose

    Virasana or Hero Pose is a balm for tired legs at the end of the day, as well as an alternative to Lotus for seated meditation.

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    Boat Pose

    An ab and deep hip flexor strengthener, Paripurna Navasana requires you to balance on the tripod of your sitting bones and tailbone.