Yoga Poses #1

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Yoga Poses #1
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  1. Standing Forward Bend
    Uttanasana

    (OOT-tan-AHS-ahna)

    • ut = intense
    • tan = to stretch or extend
  2. Standing Half Forward Bend
    Ardha Uttanasana

    (are-dah oot-tan-AHS-anna)

    • ardha = half
    • uttana = intense stretch
  3. Cat Pose
    Marjaryasana

    Marjari = cat
  4. Cow Pose
    Bitilasana
  5. Cow Face Pose
    Gomukhasana

    (go-moo-KAHS-anna)

    • go = cow (Sanskrit go is a distant relative of the English word "cow") 
    • mukha = face
  6. Fire Log Pose
    Agnistambhasana
  7. Eagle Pose
    Garudasana

    (gah-rue-DAHS-anna)

    Garuda = the mythic "king of the birds," the vehicle of Vishnu. The word is usually rendered into English as "eagle," though according to one dictionary the name literally means "devourer," because Garuda was originally identified with the "all-consuming fire of the sun’s rays."
  8. Chair Pose
    Utkatasana

    (OOT-kah-TAHS-anna) 

    utkata = powerful, fierce
  9. Downward Facing Dog
    Adho Mukha Svanasana

    (AH-doh MOO-kah shvah-NAHS-anna) 

    • adho = downward 
    • mukha = face 
    • svana = dog
  10. Garland Pose / Frog Squat
    Malasana

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