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    6 More Yoga Poses for Rock Climbers

    The six poses, adapted from the Yoga for Climbers online course developed by pro climber and yogi Heidi Wirtz and Climbing magazine, will help you stay strong and flexible so you can climb harder and stay injury free.

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    11 BoxingYoga Poses to Punch Up Your Arms, Abs + Attitude

    Did you hang up your boxing gloves when you found yoga? Now there’s no need. BoxingYoga is attracting fans from inside and outside the ring, and it’s about to throw a punch in the U.S.

  • 10 Questions for Sochi Yogi Jamie Anderson

    The Olympic snowboarding champ explains how yoga, meditation, and power stones helped her land the gold.

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    Balance Flexibility in the Hips

    We all experience flexibility in some areas more so than others. Sage Rountree discusses the importance of balance in and around the hips and offers poses that help to create opening where needed.

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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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    Low Lunge

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

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    One-Legged King Pigeon Pose II

    One-Legged King Pigeon Pose II allows you to stretch the entire front body and deep into the hip flexors to strengthen your back and improve posture.

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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).

  • 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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    High Lunge

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

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    Conqueror Breath

    Ujjayi is the beginner-friendly springboard for all other formal pranayama.

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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.

  • Yogapedia Dec 14 Extended Hand to Big Toe Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana

    Extended Hand-To-Big-Toe Pose

    In Extended Hand-to-big-toe Pose, maintaining solid grounding through the standing foot helps keep you steady.