Yoga Poses #1

  1. Standing Forward Bend
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    Uttanasana

    (OOT-tan-AHS-ahna)

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

    (are-dah oot-tan-AHS-anna)

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

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

    (go-moo-KAHS-anna)

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

    (OOT-kah-TAHS-anna) 

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

    (AH-doh MOO-kah shvah-NAHS-anna) 

    • adho = downward 
    • mukha = face 
    • svana = dog
  10. Garland Pose / Frog Squat
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    Malasana
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Yoguy
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Yoga Poses #1
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Yoga Poses #1
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