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Open your throat and chest with these yoga poses for asthma to ease breathing.
This pose provides a gentle massage to the spine and belly organs.
Bitilasana is an easy, gentle way to warm up the spine before a more vigorous practice.
Bound Angle Pose, or Baddha Konasana, opens the deepest part of the hip muscles.
Urdhva Mukha Svanasana, a well-known backbend, will challenge you to lift and open your chest.
You need strength, flexibility, and endurance, and unwavering concentration for Eagle Pose.
Sometimes called the Sage's Pose, Pose Dedicated to the Sage Marichi III (Marichyasana III) is a wise addition to any practice.
There's a general consensus among modern yogis that Viparita Karani or Legs-Up-The-Wall Pose may have the power to cure whatever ails you.
Standing on your head in Salamba Sirsasana strengthens the whole body and calms the brain.
One of yoga's most widely recognized poses, Adho Mukha Svanasana strengthens the core and improves circulation, while providing a delicious, full-body stretch.
Don't let the name fool you. If you're used to sitting in chairs, Easy Pose (or Sukhasana) can be quite challenging.
Setu Bandha Sarvangasana can be whatever you need—energizing, rejuvenating, or luxuriously restorative.
Uttanasana will wake up your hamstrings and soothe your mind.
Bump up your energy (and confidence!) by bending back into Camel Pose. Ustrasana counteracts slouching and relieves lower back pain with a generous, heart-opening stretch.
As a counterpose to Utthita Trikonasana and preparation for seated forward bends and twists, this pose is key to a skilled practice.
Bend back into the shape of a bow to feel energetically locked, loaded, and ready to take aim.
Urdhva Hastasana translates to "Raised Hands Pose," but it is also sometimes called Talasana, the Palm Tree Pose.
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Sphinx Pose is the infant of backbends. It can be practiced with either an active or passive approach.
Dolphin Pose strengthens the core, arms, and legs, while also nicely opening the shoulders.
In this challenging version of a twist, your arms wrap around your legs so your hands can clasp behind the back, almost like a lasso or a snare.
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