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What’s Your Favorite Balance Pose? 5 Readers Share Theirs

Readers share their favorite balance poses.

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Readers share their favorite balance poses.

“I love Lord of the Dance Pose: It’s equal parts grounding and expanding, and has a beautiful shape—just like this mural in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood.”

lord of the dance pose

—Emily Wilson, Atlanta

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“My first Crow Pose was on a city street, proving that spontaneity can lead to accomplishment.”

crow pose

—Lina Budesa Greensboro, North Carolina

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“I like to practice Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana in my travels. It’s the perfect mix of effort and ease, strength and grace.”

big hand to little food

—Kelley Hafer, San Francisco

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“I went on a retreat of sorts, driving across the country with my mother and practicing yoga along the way. This Vasisthasana variation on a golf course captured the pure joy 
that I was feeling.”

side plank

—Casi Sandeman
Orlando, Florida

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“I practice 7 hours a week to decrease injury risk and improve balance. Inversions are thrilling.”

handstand, veteran

—Noel Blanco Fort Hood, Texas

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