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Yoga Asanas for Absolute Beginners

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Yoga is not only for pretty young things with lithe bodies. Certain yoga poses — also called asanas — are designed for bodies of all shapes, sizes and ability levels. Yoga poses for beginners often focus on setting the anatomical foundation for later, more difficult asanas. For example, when you learn poses such as Tadasana and Virabhadrasana, you’re setting the body up for more difficult variations of standing poses.


Tadasana, also called Mountain Pose, is the foundation of all of the yogic standing poses. While from the outside Tadasana may look like simply standing with your arms by your sides, several internal movements are integral to performing this pose…

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