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Halasana (Plow Pose)

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Halasana is pronounced hah-LAHS-ana . The term “hala” means plow). Any pose that rejuvenates the nervous system is a good one. It will boost your mood and energy as well. With your head below the body, a feeling of calm will come over your thoughts and tension will be released.

Anjaneyasana (Crescent Moon Pose)

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When the anjaneyasana pose is complete, your body will form a crescent moon. You will feel and benefit from a full stretch of the leg muscles, the lower back, and the shoulders — as your arms reach for the sky. This pose also lifts the diaphragm and tones the neck — as

Setu Bandhasana (Bridge Pose)

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Setu bandhasana is pronounced set-too-bahn-DAHS-ana. The term “setu” means bridge; “banda” means lock. The bridge pose is a joy for body, mind, and spirit. It requires a good degree of coordination to initiate and achieve. When executed thoughtfully, each stretch and movement is satisfying and rewarding — even before reaching the final

Padangustha Padma Utkatasana (Half Lotus Toe Balance)

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Padangustha padma utkatasana is another advanced balance pose. You might want to feel mastery in the chair pose before proceeding with this asana. It will help you to feel your way into this pose successfully. Also, like other balance poses, the mind and heart will benefit from your non-judgemental, pressure-free,