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    Love Trikonasana? Learn How to Avoid This Common Knee Injury

    Alignment is essential for the health of the knees. Unfortunately, practicing Triangle Pose too often without its counterpose can create an imbalance in the joint. Lean how to stay safe.

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    Standing Split

    When you practice Standing Splits focus on the stretch in your quad and hamstring, not how high you can lift your leg.

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    Happy Baby Pose

    This pose gently brings a greater awareness to the hip joints.

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    High Lunge

    Counteract the effects of Modern-Day Sitting Syndrome by lengthening your hip flexors in High Lunge.

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    Avoid Knee Pain and Injury with Yoga

    Yoga can be a source of knee pain or the ideal therapy. Here’s a primer on keeping the joint healthy on and off the mat.

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    Easy Pose

    Don’t let the name fool you. If you’re used to sitting in chairs, Easy Pose or Sukhasana can be quite challenging.

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    Fire Log Pose

    The Fire Log Pose stretches the outer hips intensely, particularly the piriformis, which is often the main culprit of sciatic pain.

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    Extended Puppy Pose

    A cross between Child’s Pose and Downward Facing Dog, Extended Puppy Pose lengthens the spine and calms the mind.

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    Garland Pose

    The garland pose stretches the ankles, groins, and back. If your heels don’t reach the floor, rest them on a folded blanket.

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    Scale Pose

    Strengthen your wrists, arms, and abs, hanging in the balance of Tolasana.

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    Lion Pose

    Blow off some steam, wake up your face, and lighten up your practice in silly Simhasana.

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    Gate Pose

    Extend some love to your often neglected side body in Parighasana or Gate Pose.

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    Lord of the Dance Pose

    Want to, like, connect with cosmic energy? Nataraja is another name for Shiva and his dance symbolizes cosmic energy. Natarajasana, or Lord of the Dance Pose.

  • Heron Pose

    Heron Pose

    Heron Pose is an intense hamstring stretch. You may need to give Krounchasana some time.

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    Noose Pose

    In the noose pose, the arms are wrapped around the squatting legs and the hands are clasped behind the back, forming a “noose.”