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Most Common Yoga Asanas (Poses) And Their Benefits

Most Common Yoga Asanas (Poses) And Their Benefits

When the average person hears 'yoga', they usually think of the postures. Although there is a lot more to yoga, the postures, also known as asanas (Sanskrit), are a major part of the practice. Moving your body in certain ways helps you let go of tension, by releasing gases built up in the body such as oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide. You can literally feel the release happen within your body throughout a yoga class, and often times that what keeps you wanting to come back for more! Today I am going to go through some common yoga asana benefits. ***I do not mention stress and anxiety, because ALL of these poses can and will help with those things two things over time. Mountain Pose - Tadasana Tadasana is a grounding posture that allows your to feel how your body is aligned. B...