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Standing poses

SanskritEnglishDescription
TadasanaMountain poseSymmetrical standing pose
VrksasanaTree poseAsymmetrical standing balancing pose
UtkatasanaChair poseSymmetrical standing pose
Virabhadrasana 1Warrior 1Asymmetrical standing backward-bending balancing pose
Virabhadrasana 2Warrior 2Asymmetrical standing pose
Virabhadrasana 3Warrior 3Asymmetrical standing balancing pose
UttanasanaStanding forward bendSymmetrical standing forward-bending pose
Utthita TrikonasanaExtended triangle poseAsymmetrical standing pose
Utthita ParsvakonasanaExtended side angle poseAsymmetrical standing pose
SamasthitiEqual standing pose, Prayer poseSymmetrical standing pose
ParsvottanasanaIntense Side Stretch, Pyramid poseAsymmetrical standing forward-bending pose
Prasarita PadottanasanaWide-stance Forward BendSymmetrical standing forward-bending pose
Ardha ChandrasanaHalf moon poseAsymmetrical pose
GarudasanaEagle poseAsymmetrical standing forward bend
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Surya Namaskar A

SanskritEnglishBreathFollowing
TadasanaMountain PoseanythingUrdhva Hastasana
Urdhva HastasanaUpward handsInhaleUttanasana
UttanasanaForward bendExhaleArdha Uttanasana
Ardha UttanasanaHalf-way liftInhaleChaturanga Dandasana
Chaturanga DandasanaPush upExhaleUrdhva Mukha Svanasana
Urdhva Mukha SvanasanaUpward facing dogInhaleAdho Mukha Svanasana
Adho Mukha SvanasanaDownward facing dogExhaleArdha Uttanasana
Ardha UttanasanaHalf-way liftInhaleUttanasana
UttanasanaForward bendExhaleUrdhva Hastasana
Urdhva HastasanaUpward handsInhaleSamasthiti
SamasthitiPrayer poseExhalenone
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Seated forward bends

SanskritEnglishDescription
PaschimottanasanaIntense stretch of the WestSymmetrical seated forward bend
Upavistha KonasanaSeated wide angle poseSymmetrical seated forward bend
Baddha konasanaBound angleSymmetrical seated forward bend
Janu Sirsasana AKnee head poseAsymmetrical seated forward bend
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Arm support

SanskritEnglishDescription
Adho Mukha SvanasanaDownward facing dogSymmetrical inverted forward bend
Chaturanga DandasanaFour-limbed staff poseSymmetrical
AshtangasanaEight limb poseSymmetrical
Urdhva Mukha SvanasanaUpward facing dogSymmetrical arm support backbend
VasisthasanaSide plank poseAsymmetrical arm support
Adho Mukha VrksasanaHandstand, Downward facing tree poseSymmetrical, inverted, arm support
Eka Hasta BhujasanaElephant's trunk poseAsymmetrical arm support
LolasanaPendant poseAsymmetrical arm support
BakasanaCrane or Crow poseSymmetrical arm support
Pincha MayurasanaPeacock pose, Forearm standSymmetrical inversion, arm support
Salamba SirsasanaSupported headstandSymmetrical, inversion, arm support
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Supine and core strength

SanskritEnglishDescription
NavasanaBoat poseSymmetrical seated forward bend
Urdhva Prasarita PadasanaUpward stretched foot poseSymmetrical supine forward bend
Supta PadangusthasanaReclined Big toe poseAsymmetrical supine forward bend
Jathara ParivartanasanaRotated Stomach poseAssymetrical supine twist
Supta Badha KonasanaReclining Bound Angle poseSymmetrical supine relaxation
ApasanaWind relieving poseSymmetrical supine forward bend
SavasanaCorpse poseSymmetrical supine relaxation pose
Supta Eka Pada RajakapotasanaOne-leg pigeon poseProne asymmetrical forward bend
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Standing and Seated twists

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Parivrrta ParsvakonasanaRevolved Side Angle poseAsymmetrical standing twist
Parivrrta TrikonasanaRevolved Triangle poseAsymmetrical standing twist
Parivrrta Ardha ChandrasanaRevolved Half-moon poseAsymmetrical standing twist
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