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  • Nov 14 Home Practice Urdhva Hastasana Upward Salute

    Upward Salute

    Urdhva Hastasana literally translates to “Raised Hands Pose,” but it is also sometimes called Talasana, the Palm Tree Pose (tala = palm tree).

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    Q&A: How Can I Ease Performance Anxiety?

    Shiva Rea offers tips from yoga and Ayurveda for calming nervous energy and anxiety.

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    Feel Happier: Poses for Depression & Anxiety

    Battling depression can feel like a fight for your life. Yoga can help you stop struggling.

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    Yoga For Anxiety: How to Let Go and Ease Your Mind

    Therapists are catching on to what yogis have always known: Yoga for anxiety is one of the best ways to ease your mind. Melanie Haiken talks about how yoga has helped her overcome anxiety.

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    Asanas for Anxiety

    So many poses, so little time: It’s easy to get overwhelmed just trying to figure out which asanas might calm you down.

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    Channel Cleaning Breath

    Sometimes considered a preparation for pranayama, other times a formal practice in itself.

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    Staff Pose

    It might look straightforward, but there’s more to Staff Pose than meets the eye.

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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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    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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    Cat Pose

    This pose provides a gentle massage to the spine and belly organs.

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    Cow Pose

    Cow Pose is an easy, gentle way to warm up the spine.

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    Big Toe Pose

    This pose gently lengthens and strengthens even stubbornly tight hamstrings.

  • Bow Yoga Pose Dhanurasana

    Bow Pose

    Bend back into the shape of a bow to feel energetically locked, loaded, and ready to take aim.

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    Fish Pose

    It is said that if you perform the fish pose in water, you will be able to float like a fish.

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    Half Moon Pose

    Say hello to leg and ankle strength as you seek stability and extend into this balancing pose, Half Moon Pose.