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Yoga For Kids and Kids Fitness

Yoga for Kids: Why Not? Picture this: a Hindu with his extremities extended and looped beyond your comprehension. Now add to that a vision of a group of people, seemingly-chanting as they breathe in and out forcefully. Now the question: Would you enroll your kids in a yoga class? Or would you think twice? Wipe that smirk off your face. There ARE yoga classes for children, and yes, they can be fun! Just like adults, kids are exposed to modern-day stress. They might not have office work begging to be…

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Warrior Pose from Yoga – The Hindu warrior pose

The Hindu warrior pose The Warrior Pose in yoga is called the Virabhadrasana I (veer-uh-buh-DRAHS-uh-nuh) — and is a standing yoga pose named after a mythological Hindu warrior, Virabhadra. An incarnation of the god Shiva, Virabhadra was fierce and powerful, with a thousand arms and hair and eyes of fire. Benefits of Warrior Pose The Warrior pose stretches the whole front side of the body while strengthening the thighs, ankles, and back. It is a powerful standing pose that develops stamina, balance, and coordination. It assists in toning the abdomen,…

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Triangle Pose for Yoga Poses

Benefits of Triangle Yoga Poses A deep stretch for the hamstrings, groins, and hips, Trikonasana also opens the chest and shoulders. It helps relieve lower back pain, stress, and sluggish digestion. This yoga poses strengthens the muscles in the thighs, hips, and back, while toning the knees and ankles. It also stimulates the organs of the torso, improving metabolism. It is known to be therapeutic for anxiety, flat feet, infertility, osteoporosis, and even sciatica. More than just a simple stretch, Trikonasana will always assist and improve  your overall balance and stability,…

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Yoga Poses and the Plank Pose – Kumbhakasana

Yoga and the Plank – A Yoga Poses Benefits: Strengthens the arms, back, and core. Prepares you for more advanced arm balances. Are you surprised that we’re calling plank an arm balance? It may be a little bit of a stretch since your feet are still on the floor, but since your arms are bearing most of your weight it does make sense. As in most arm balances, arm strength is something of a factor here but it’s really all about core strength. All those deep abdominal muscles are what…

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Downward Dog Yoga Pose – Training the dog

Downward Dog Yoga pose – The role of downward facing dog is vast. Done properly and consistently, the most noticeable benefits include: Stronger hands, wrists, lower back, hamstrings, calves and Achilles tendon. Decrease in back pain by strengthening the entire back and shoulder girdle. All from doing the downward-dog pose – Getting the Downward dog done To get the downward dog pose going begin on your hands and knees. Align your wrists directly under your shoulders and your knees directly under your hips. The fold of your wrists should be…

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