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You get to the end of a yoga class, and the teacher cues Savasana (Corpse Pose). Is there a greater feeling? We don’t think so. But beyond the restorative nature of this pose, there’s an important meaning that’s rich in history.
In this video, yoga teacher Richard Rosen breaks down the roots and history of Savasana, the Sanskrit meaning and English translations, and details its connection to your yoga practice. We guarantee you’ll walk away learning something new about everyone’s favorite posture.