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Yoga Poses in this Sequence

Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana) - Yoga Pose

Bridge Pose

BRIDGE POSE Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (SAY-tu BAHN-duh sar-vahn-GAHS-anna) https://vimeo.com/video/395088086 BENEFITS OF BRIDGE POSE Stretches the spine, chest, and neck Improves digestion Reduces backache Lowers stress and anxiety Helps symptoms of asthma Useful for those with high blood pressure SUMMARY OF BRIDGE POSE Bridge Pose, or Setu Bandha Sarvangasana, is a standard part of many yoga …

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Child’s Pose ( Balasana) - Yoga Pose

Child’s Pose

CHILD’S POSE Balasana (bah-LAHS-anna) https://vimeo.com/video/395193293 BENEFITS OF CHILD’S POSE Stretches hip and thighs Relieves back pain Reduces stress and anxiety SUMMARY OF CHILD’S POSE Child’s Pose, or Balasana, is a wonderfully relaxing pose which is part of most yoga routines as a moment to pause. Child’s Pose is about releasing yourself to the world and …

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Corpse Pose (Savasana) - Yoga Pose

Corpse Pose

CORPSE POSE Savasana (sah-VAHS-anna) https://vimeo.com/video/395197503 BENEFITS OF CORPSE POSE Lowers blood pressure Releases anxiety and tension Reduces headaches Helps with insomnia SUMMARY OF CORPSE POSE Corpse Pose, or Savasana, is one of the simplest poses in the entire yoga repertoire. You simply lie on your back. But within that is a wealth of power. Interestingly, …

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Fish Pose (Matsyasana) - Yoga Pose

Fish Pose

FISH POSE Matsyasana (mot-see-AHS-anna) https://vimeo.com/video/395090205 BENEFITS OF FISH POSE Stretches the neck, shoulders and the quadriceps Opens the chest Strengthens the back muscles Has calming and soothing properties Releases tension SUMMARY OF FISH POSE Fish Pose, or Matsyasana, is a very gentle yet beneficial pose once deemed the “destroyer of all diseases.” It stretches and …

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Hero Pose (Virasana) - Yoga Pose

Hero Pose

HERO POSE Virasana (VEER-AH-sah-nah) https://vimeo.com/video/395193453 BENEFITS OF HERO POSE Healthy knees Stretches the quadriceps and other leg muscles Strengthens the stretches the spine Promotes mental focus SUMMARY OF HERO POSE Hero Pose, or Virasana, is an intermediate yoga pose which focuses on improving the mobility of the knee joints as well as stretching the muscles …

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Elyse Jung-Vrymoed

Elyse Jung-Vrymoed is a Los Angeles based artist and teacher. She is a practitioner of the mantra “Yes, and…” A student of yoga to some degree since her early teens, she is a great believer in its restorative value as part of a holistic approach to mental and physical health. In her 10 year work …

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