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Complete List of All Yoga Poses And Asanas

Archer’s Pose (Akarna Dhanurasana)

Level: Advanced
Improves focus and memory
Deep stretches the arms and legs
Good for flat feet and sciatica

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Bharadvaja’s Twist (Bharadvajasana)

Level: Intermediate
Tones waist and improves BMR
Relaxes spine and neck
Opens chest cavity for Pranayama

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Bridge Pose (Setu Bandhasana)

Level: Intermediate
Strengthens neck and shoulders
Massages abdominal organs and kidneys
Tones lower back and calves

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Big Toe Pose (Padangusthasana)

Level: Intermediate
Ideal for women who are trying to get pregnant
Improves digestion
Relieves headache

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Bound Angle / Cobbler’s / Butterfly Pose (Baddha Konasana)

Level: Beginner
Great hip opener and posture corrector
Stretches and relaxes shoulders and lower back
Relieves from neck pain and anxiety

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Bound Angle Headstand Pose (Baddha Kona Sirsasana)

Level: Advanced
Relieves from depression, stress and anxiety
Strengthens arms, wrists and shoulders
Improves flexibility and balance

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Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)

Level: Intermediate
Tones lower back, thighs and buttocks
Stretches quads, ankles and forearms
Opens chest cavity and strengthens lungs

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Bridge Pose on Elbows (Dvapada Dhanurasana)

Level: Intermediate
Beneficial in stress, depression and anxiety
Improves neck and spine health
Enhances memory and focus

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Camel Pose (Ustrasana)

Level: Intermediate
Strengthens knees and back
Enhances balance and flexibility
Improves concentration

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Cat Pose (Bidalasana / Marjaryasana)

Level: Beginner
Relaxes back and tones abdomen
Aids in weight loss
Rejuvenates body and mind

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Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

Level: Beginner
Improves posture and balance
Tones abdomen and thighs
Great for athletes and runners

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Child Pose (Balasana)

Level: Beginner
Great for stress, depression, and anxiety
Relaxes upper back, neck and arms
Helps sleep better at night

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Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

Level: Intermediate
Improves focus and retention
Enhances cardiovascular capacity
Tones abdomen and lower back

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Compass Pose (Parivrtta Surya Yantrasana)

Level: Advanced
Improves digestion
Provides relief in respiratory disorders
Develops patience

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Corpse Pose (Savasana)

Level: Beginner
Ideal pose for Yoga Nidra and abdominal breathing
Helps rejuvenate mentally and physically
Best restorative/follow up pose

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Cow Face Pose (Gomukhasana)

Level: Intermediate
Improves back flexibility and stretches shoulders
Enhances lung capacity
Opens up hips and corrects seated posture

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Cow Pose (Bitilasana / Goasana)

Level: Beginner
Great restorative pose for lower back stiffness
Strengthens arms and knees
Good for students looking to enhance focus

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Crane / Crow Pose (Bakasana / Kakasana)

Level: Intermediate
Enhances arm and shoulders strength
Great for spine and neck
Improves digestion and balances hormones

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Crocodile Pose (Makarasana)

Level: Beginner
Greatly centers anxious and depressed mind
Restores energy and rejuvenates physically
Good for flat feet

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Dolphin Pose

Level: Intermediate
Brings relief to asthma patients
Stress-reliever
Prevents osteoporosis

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Dove Pose (Vajra Kapotasana)

Level: Advanced
Increases blood circulation in spine and head
Strengthens shoulders and knees
Stretches quadriceps and chest muscles

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Downward Facing Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

Level: Beginner
Enhances hamstring flexibility and hip flexion
Stretches Achilles’ tendons
Strengthens wrists, ankles, toes and back

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Eagle Pose (Garudasana)

Level: Intermediate
Great for balance
Good for respiratory problems
Tones calves, thighs and arms

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Easy Pose (Sukhasana)

Level: Beginner
Stretches and tones inner thighs and ankles
Improves posture and ideal for Pranayama
Good for flat feet

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Elimination / Garland Pose (Malasana)

Level: Intermediate
Massages abdominal organs and improves digestion
Tones calves and hips
Strengthens ankles and improves balance

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Extended Hand to Big Toe Pose (Utthita Hasta Padangustasana)

Level: Intermediate
Improves balance and focus
Stimulates urinary and reproductive organs
Beneficial in weight loss

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Extended Puppy Pose(Uttana Shishosana)

Level: Beginner
Stretches and relaxes arms and upper back
Aids in weight and fat loss
Rejuvenates stressed mind and body

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Extended Side Angle Pose (Utthita Parsvokonasana)

Level: Beginner
Great pose for athletes and dancers
Improves body alignments and mental focus
Opens hips and strengthens ankles

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Feathered Peacock Pose (Pinch Mayurasana)

Level: Advanced
Strengthens arms, shoulders and chest
Tones back and buttocks
Great for anxiety and stress

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Fire Log Pose (Agni Stambhasana)

Level: Beginner
Corrects seated posture
Good pose to practice abdominal breathing
Strengthens toes and feet

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Firefly Pose (Tittibhasana)

Level: Advanced
Improves wrist strength and hand grip
Tones back of thighs and abdomen
Enhances balance and focus

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Fish out of Hero Pose (Matsyendra Virasana)

Level: Intermediate
Deep stretches thighs and lower abdomen
Induces feeling of happiness and calms mind
Relieves from upper back pain

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Fish Pose (Matsyasana)

Level: Beginner
Stimulates abdominal and reproductive organs
Enhances lung capacity
Stretches thighs, knee and abdomen

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Four Limbed Staff Pose (Chaturanga Dandasana)

Level: Beginner
Strengthens toes and fingers
Tones upper back, hips and chest
Works great on balance and arm strength

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Frog Pose (Bhekasana / Mandukasana)

Level: Beginner
Improves reproductive health
Relieves from back pain and digestive issues
Strengthens arms and knees

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Full Boat Pose (Navasana)

Level: Intermediate
Helps get rid of belly fat
Improves digestion
Tones back, thighs, and arms

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Full Pigeon Pose (Purna Kapotasana)

Level: Intermediate
Deep stretches abdomen
Beneficial in thyroid disorders
Tones hips, calves and arms

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Gate Pose (Parighasana)

Level: Intermediate
Strengthens knees and toes
Deep stretches abdomen and thighs
Balances metabolism and aids in fat loss

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Half Boat Pose (Ardha Navasana)

Level: Beginner
Strengthens knees and arms
Improves balance and focus
Tones abdominal muscles

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Half Bound Lotus Standing Pose (Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana)

Level: Advanced
Great stretch for Achilles’ tendon and hamstrings
Beneficial in hormonal imbalances
Strengthens arms and legs

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Half Bow Pose (Ardha Dhanurasana)

Level: Intermediate
Improves balance and limb strength
Increases joint health
Deep stretches abdomen and thighs

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Half Frog Pose (Ardha Bhekasana)

Level: Beginner
Stretches abdomen and quadriceps
Strengthens arms and shoulders
Provides relief in back pain

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Half Lord of Fishes Pose (Ardha Matsyendrasana)

Level: Intermediate
Beneficial in weight loss and asthma
Improves spine and hip flexibility
Massages abdominal organs

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Half Lotus Pose (Ardha Padmasana)

Level: Beginner
Ideal pose for Pranayama practice
Stretches lower back and hips
Improves spine health and posture

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Half Moon Pose (Ardha Chandrasana)

Level: Beginner
Aids in fat loss
Greatly increases sense of balance and mental focus
Stretches thighs and ankles

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Half Pigeon Pose (Ardha Kapotasana)

Level: Beginner
Stretches groin and thighs
Tones lower back
Great for posture correction

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Half Wheel Pose (Ardha Chakrasana)

Level: Advanced
Strengthens and tones chest muscles
Enhances sense of balance
Increases ankle and back strength

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Headstand (Sirsasana)

Level: Advanced
Improves balance and focus
Strengthens upper body
Avoid if you have neck injury or migraine

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Happy Baby Pose (Ananda Balasana)

Level: Beginner
Induces feelings of relaxation and happiness
Rejuvenates back, arms and hips
Strengthens digestive system

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Hare / Rabbit Pose (Shashankasana)

Level: Intermediate
Beneficial in urinary and reproductive disorders
Deep stretches shoulders, arms and wrists
Strengthens knees

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Head to Knee Pose (Janu Sirsasana)

Level: Intermediate
Great stretch for hamstrings and calves
Increases metabolism
Strengthens back and shoulders

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Heron Pose (Krounchasana)

Level: Intermediate
Improves posture and balance
Deeply stretches thighs and calves
Good for spine health and memory

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Intense Side Stretch Pose / Pyramid pose (Parsvottanasana)

Level: Intermediate
Stretches back, groin and inner thighs
Tones abdomen and lower body
Great for weight and fat loss

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Knee to Ear Pose (Karnapidasana)

Level: Advanced
Improves balance
Strengthens shoulders and knees
Stretches back and feet

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Knee-Chest-Chin Pose (Ashtanga Namaskara)

Level: Intermediate
Beneficial in back pain
Strengthens whole body
Stimulates abdominal and reproductive organs

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Knees to chest pose (Apanasana)

Level: Beginner
Improves digestion and metabolism
Relaxes back and neck
Stretches shoulders and arms

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Legs Up The Wall Pose (Viparita Karani)

Level: Beginner
Restores energy levels
Good for spine health and neck
Beneficial in urinary disorders

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Lion Pose (Simha Vajrasana)

Level: Beginner
Provides relief in reproductive health issues
Good for back pain
Strengthens arms and back

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Lizard Pose (Uttana Pristhasana)

Level: Intermediate
Stretches shoulders, hips and groin
Shapes thighs and calves
Good for flat feet and sciatica

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Locust Pose (Salambhasana)

Level: Beginner
Tones hips, thighs, and upper back
Strengthens shoulders
Stretches quadriceps and feet

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Lord of Dancers Pose (Natarajasana)

Level: Advanced
Great hip opener and balance enhancer
Improves mental focus and back flexibility
Sculpts arms and calves

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Lord of Fishes Pose (Matsyendrasana)

Level: Beginner
Helps trim belly fat
Stimulates abdominal organs and urinary system
Stretches shoulders and abs

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Lord of Fishes Pose II (Padma Matsyendrasana)

Level: Beginner
Stretches shoulders, abs and hamstrings
Tones back and hips
Aids in weight loss

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Lotus in Shoulder Stand Pose (Padma Sarvangasana)

Level: Advanced
Strengthens shoulders and arms
Corrects posture
Improves memory and focus

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Lotus Pose (Padmasana)

Level: Beginner
Ideal pose for meditation and Pranayama
Stretches lower body and relaxes mind
Helpful in back pain and other back issues

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Lunge Pose (Ashva Sanchalanasana)

Level: Beginner
Good for flat feet and mental stress
Strengthens Achilles’ tendon, hamstrings and fingers
Deep stretches the back and legs

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Marichi’s Pose (Marichyasana)

Level: Intermediate
Stretches back, hips and hamstrings
Good for flat feet and digestive problems
Relaxes shoulders and arms

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Monkey Pose (Hanumanasana / Anjaneyasana)

Level: Intermediate
Deep stretches hips and groin
Improves concentration and fact retention
Great for stretching chest, feet and ankles

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Mountain Pose (Tadasana)

Level: Beginner
Helps gain initial sense of balance
Opens up chest cavity for breathing exercises
Stimulates thyroid and helps increase height

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Noose Pose (Pasasana)

Level: Intermediate
Improves seated balance and posture
Strengthens knees and ankles
Enhances focus and flexibility

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One Legged Bridge Pose (Eka Pada Setuasana)

Level: Intermediate
Strengthens back, ankles and shoulders
Great stretch for abdomen and quadriceps
Beneficial for urinary system function

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One Legged Dog / Downward Dog (Split) Pose (Eka Pada Svanasana)

Level: Intermediate
Enhances hamstring flexibility and hip flexion
Stretches Achilles’ tendons and groin
Improves digestion and balance

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One Legged Wheel Pose (Eka Pada Chakrasana)

Level: Advanced
Improves balance and focus
Strengthens arms, shoulders and ankles
Tones back, hips and calves

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One Legged Headstand (Eka Pada Sirsasana)

Level: Advanced
Beneficial in mental stress, depression, anxiety and fatigue
Stretches legs and ankles
Strengthens back, elbows and forearms

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Peacock Pose (Mayurasana)

Level: Advanced
Good for working on focus
Strengthens and tones arms and upper back
Tones lower body and back

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Plow Pose (Halasana)

Level: Intermediate
Deep stretches back
Strengthens shoulders and neck
Tones abdomen and helps get relief from obesity

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Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya I (Eka Pada Koundinyanasana I)

Level: Advanced
Strengthens arms
Improves balance and focus
Stretches groin and legs

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Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II (Eka Pada Koundinyanasana II)

Level: Advanced
Corrects body alignment
Tones whole body
Strengthens arms and wrists

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Reclined Hero Pose (Supta Virasana)

Level: Intermediate
Relieves from lower back issues
Stretches abdomen and quadriceps
Relaxes mind and helps in fertility

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Reclined Thunderbolt Pose (Supta Vajrasana)

Level: Intermediate
Strengthens shoulders and elbows
Relieves from upper back pain and stiffness
Stretches chest muscles and helps breathe deeper

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Reclining Bound Angle Pose (Supta Baddha Konasana)

Level: Beginner
Great pose for mental and physical rejuvenation
Beneficial in reproductive issues
Deeply relaxes back, neck and groin

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Reverse Corpse Pose (Advasana)

Level: Beginner
Relaxes mind and body
Stretches arm pits and abdomen
Alternative pose for Yoga Nidra

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Revolved Head to Knee Pose (Parivritta Janu Sirsasana)

Level: Beginner
Stretches and tones abdomen and arms
Great for hip opening and stave off fat from legs
Improves spine and neck flexibility and strength

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Revolved Abdomen Pose (Jathara Parivartanasana)

Level: Beginner
Stretches abdomen and lower back
Improves focus and sense of peace
Tones back of shoulders and calves

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Revolved Extended Side Angle Pose (Parivritta Parsvokonasana)

Level: Intermediate
Stretches groin and legs
Helps trim down belly fat and tone abdomen
Strengthens ankles, knees and wrist

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Revolved Triangle Pose (Parivritta Trikonasana)

Level: Intermediate
Stretches hamstrings and Achilles’ tendon
Relaxes back and hips
Tones abdomen and shoulders

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Royal / King Pigeon Pose (Raja Kapotasana)

Level: Advanced
Ideal for those ladies who are trying to conceive
Improves posture
Relieves back pain

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Scale Pose (Tolasana)

Level: Intermediate
Strengthens arms, shoulders and chest
Great for balance enhancement and hand grip
Improves concentration

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Scorpion Pose (Vrschikasana)

Level: Intermediate
Strengthens arms and shoulders
Great for flexibility and back pain
Improves mental focus

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Seated Forward Bend Pose (Paschimottanasana)

Level: Beginner
Stretches legs and back
Stimulates abdominal organs
Relaxes mind

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Side Crane Pose (Parsva Bakasana)

Level: Intermediate
Strengthens arms, shoulders and wrists
Tones back and abdomen
Improves focus and balance

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Sphinx Pose

Level: Beginner
Strengthens arms and shoulders
Tones lower back and hips
Good for digestive issues

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Staff Pose (Dandasana)

Level: Beginner
Improves seated posture and prepares body for follow up poses
Enhances lung capacity and concentration
Relaxes back, legs and shoulders

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Standing Forward Bend Pose (Uttanasana)

Level: Beginner
Stimulates kidney, liver and pancreas for improved digestion
Provides relief in obesity, stress and depression
Enhances balance and spine strength

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Standing Half Forward Bend (Ardha Uttanasana)

Level: Beginner
Corrects body alignment and standing posture
Strengthens ankles and enhances toe grip
Improves digestive and urinary functions

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Standing Spinal Twist Pose (Katichakrasana)

Level: Beginner
Stretches and relaxes abdomen
Strengthens spine and makes it flexible
Relieves of stress and anxiety

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Superman / Inverted Locust pose (Viparita Shalabhasana)

Level: Beginner
Stretches arms and thighs
Strengthens core and back
Improves balance and focus

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Threading the Needle (Parsva Balasana)

Level: Beginner
Great for mental and physical rejuvenation
Stretches feet and shoulders
Good for reproductive disorders

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Thunderbolt Pose (Vajrasana)

Level: Beginner
Aids in improving urinary and digestive functions
Corrects body posture and stretches quads
Great pose for practicing Pranayama

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Tortoise Pose (Kurmasana)

Level: Intermediate
Deeply stretches back and hips
Stimulates heart and lungs
Strengthens shoulders and lower back

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Tree Pose (Vrksasana)

Level: Beginner
Helps gain better sense of balance
Strengthens ankles, knees and improves toe grip
Rectifies standing posture

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Triangle Pose (Trikonasana)

Level: Intermediate
Stretches inner thighs and groin
Tones waist and aids in fat loss
Helps with balance issues

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Unsupported Shoulder Stand (Niralamba Sarvangasana)

Level: Advanced
Strengthens shoulders and neck
Improves balance and mental focus
Provides relief in stress and anxiety

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Upward Extended Feet Pose (Urdhva Prasarita Padasana)

Level: Beginner
Tones legs and feet
Shapes abdomen and stimulates the organs
Helpful in hormonal imbalances

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Upward Facing Forward Bend Pose (Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana)

Level: Advanced
Enhances sense of balance
Stretches whole back and legs
Reduces stress and feelings of panic

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Upward Facing Two-Foot Staff Pose (Dvi Pada Viparita Dandasana)

Level: Intermediate
Deeply stretches thighs, abdomen and chest
Great for athletes
Makes body flexible and agile

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Upward Plank Pose (Purvottanasana)

Level: Intermediate
Strengthens arms and chest muscles
Stretches ankles and knees
Tones lower back

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Upward Salute / Upward Tree pose (Urdhva Hastasana)

Level: Beginner
Stimulates abdominal organs
Stretches arms and upper back
Improves posture

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Upward-Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

Level: Intermediate
Helpful in thyroid issues
Tones back, thighs and calves
Strengthens shoulders and arms

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Warrior I Pose (Virabhadrasana I)

Level: Beginner
Shapes calves and hips
Strengthens and stretches ankles and thighs
Relaxes arms and back

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Warrior II Pose (Virabhadrasana II)

Level: Beginner
Strengthens and stretches ankles, calves and thighs
Improves focus and memory
Opens hips and stimulates reproductive organs

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Warrior III Pose (Virabhadrasana III)

Level: Intermediate
Strengthens and tones the whole body
Improves memory
Corrects posture and improves balance

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Wheel Pose (Chakrasana)

Level: Intermediate
Induces feelings of happiness and relieves from anger and frustration
Great for digestive, urinary and reproductive system
Strengthens arms and legs

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Wide Legged Standing Forward Bend Pose (Prasarita Paddotanasana)

Level: Intermediate
Provides relief from stress and obesity
Strengthens ankles and wrists
Enhances memory and flexibility

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Wind Releasing Pose (Pavanamuktasana)

Level: Beginner
Stimulates digestive system
Help get rid of constipation and flatulence
Rejuvenates body and mind

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