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Feathered Peacock Pose

    Feathered Peacock Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions (pin-cha my-your-AHS-anna) pinca = feather mayura = peacock Perform a modified Adho Muhka Svanasana at your yoga wall, with your palms and forearms on the floor. Your fingertips should...

Low Lunge

Low Lunge: Step-by-Step Instructions From Downward-Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana), exhale and step your right foot forward between your hands, aligning the right knee over the heel. Then lower your left knee to...

Revolved Triangle Pose

  (par-ee-vrit-tah trik-cone-AHS-anna) parivrtta = to turn around, revolve trikona = three angle or triangle Revolved Triangle Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Stand in Tadasana. With an exhalation, step or lightly jump your feet 3½ to 4...
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Scale Pose

  (toe-LAHS-anna) tola = literally “poising one’s self”; usually rendered as “balance” or “scale” Scale Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Perform Padmasana (Lotus Pose). Place the palms on the floor beside the hips. Exhale, push...

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