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[img src=]31400Standing Deep Breathing
> mental relaxation<br />> detoxification<br />> works the nervous, respiratory, and circulatory systems<br />
[img src=]21160Standing Deep Breathing
[img src=]20400Half-Moon
> helps lower back pain, constipation, obesity of the stomach,<br />scoliotic deformities, frozen shoulder<br />> works deltoid, trapezius, pectoralis major, and hamstring muscles<br />> exercises the colon, pancreas, and kidneys<br />
[img src=]20020Awkward Pose
> helps to open pelvic area<br />> helps to bring relief to joint pain and arthritis of the knees<br />> strengthens lower limbs, relieves sciatica, improves flexibility in toes and ankles<br />> strengthens deltoids and improve shoulder joint mobility
[img src=]19560Eagle
> strengthens lower extremities<br />> opens mobility in hip girdle and all 12 major joints of body by creating pressure to release and flush oxygen and blood into the joints<br />> regulates sexual energies, improves function of central nervous system<br />
[img src=]18330Standing Head to Knee
> improves concentration, willpower<br />> helps to relieve sciatica by increasing circulation and improving flexibility<br />> reduces diabetic symptoms<br />> strengthens back muscles and nerves<br />> works the muscular, skeletal, reproductive, and digestive systems<br />
[img src=]17790Standing Bow-Pulling
> increases circulation to the heart and lungs<br />> improves flexibility of the spine <br />> helps with lower back pain<br />> opens the diaphragm and lungs<br />> improves hamstring flexibility
[img src=]16690Balancing Stick
> increases blood flow throughout the entire body<br />> clears arteries<br />> builds endurance and mental determination<br />> works the pancreas, kidney, and spleen<br />> works muscular, cardiovascular, reproductive, and nervous systems
[img src=]16140Separate Leg Stretching
> helps to combat constipation and abdominal obesity<br />> increases circulation to the brain and adrenal glands<br />> good for small and large intestines<br />> reverses blood flow through spine, cleansing and revitalizing
[img src=]15670Triangle
> helps to balance biochemistry<br />> good for the kidneys, heart, and lungs<br />> helps colitis, constipation, hip and back pain<br />> improves general mobility of the body<br />> helps to relieve menstrual disorders<br />> benefits cardiovascular, muscular, nervous, and immune systems
[img src=]15110Standing Separate Leg Head to Knee
> helps abdominal obesity, balances blood-sugar, pancreas, kidneys, and lungs<br />> addresses thyroid issues and diabetes <br />> works endocrine, reproductive, and digestive systems<br />> stimulates pituitary gland, activating the base of the brain
[img src=]14720Tree Pose
> opens hip and knee flexibility<br />> calms nervous system<br />> steadies focus and harnesses vital energy<br />> releases abdominal tension
[img src=]14240Wind-Removing
> helps to relieve symptoms of constipation, flatulence, hyper> acidity<br />> massages ascending, descending, and transverse colon
[img src=]14180Toe Stand
> creates balance in mind and body<br />> relieves joint pain in knees/ankles/toes<br />> helps to combat arthritis in lower joints of body<br />> strengthens stomach muscles
[img src=]13610Cobra
> works to strengthen lower back muscles<br />> abdominal toning<br />> leg and pelvic strength<br />> opens chest and ribcage
[img src=]13670Locust
> increases mobility in shoulder, elbow, wrist joints<br />> strengthens upper back muscles<br />> aids in circulation to upper spine<br />> tones buttocks, hamstring, calf muscles
[img src=]13360Full Locust
> strengthens the middle spine<br />> opens chest and ribcage<br />> activates digestive organs and pelvic energy<br />> strengthens all 4 limbs of the body against gravity<br />> challenges cardiovascular system
[img src=]13470Floor Bow
> works entire spinal column at once<br />> helps to align and enhance central nervous system functioning<br />> massages reproductive and digestive systems<br />> opens chest and ribcage, improving breathing capacity<br />> stretching quadriceps muscles<br />
[img src=]13100Fixed Firm
> strengthens and improves flexibility of lower spine<br />> helps to open hip, knee, and ankle joints<br />> opens chest and ribcage, activating diaphragm and lungs<br />> helps to cure arthritis, gout, and inflammation in lower limbs<br />> helps to prevent hernia, varicose veins
[img src=]12960Half Tortoise
> helps to alleviate indigestion, constipation, flatulence<br />> provides maximum relaxation<br />> stretches lower part of lungs, good for emphysema & asthma<br />> helps to relieve symptoms of diabetes
[img src=]13000Camel
> strengthens muscles in the back and shoulders<br />> produces maximum compression of the spine, stimulating nervous system<br />> relieves back aches<br />> widens chest and pelvis, allowing for maximum circulation<br />> helps with spinal deformities, scoliosis
[img src=]12680Rabbit
> opposite of camel, stretches back of spine to its maximum<br />> helps maintain flexibility, mobility, and strength to all spinal muscles<br />> nurtures the nervous system, bringing blood to brain<br />> helps alleviate symptoms of depression<br />> good for cold, sinus, congestion
[img src=]12390Head to Knee w. Stretching
[img src=]12440Head to Knee w. Stretching
> helps to balance blood-sugar levels<br />> good for the immune system, stimulates thymus<br />> improves kidney function<br />> increases circulation to liver, spleen, pancreas, thymus<br />> stretches hamstring muscles<br />> calms nervous system
[img src=]12280Head to Knee w. Stretching
[img src=]12490Spine Twist
> twists joints of spine from top to bottom<br />> helps maintain spine and hip flexibility<br />> strengthens abdominal wall<br />> “wringing effect” in all major vital organs<br />> neutralizes the energy of the spine<br />> prepares the body for rest
[img src=]12570Kapalbhati Breathing
> helps to rid the body of toxins<br />> sweeps the base of lungs clear<br />> improves abdominal strength and control<br />> brings “fire” to belly, burning unwanted fat and excess toxins<br />> good for the heart and lungs<br />> fights high blood pressure
[img src=]12200Dead Body/Savasana
> allows for maximum relaxation at the end of practice<br />> helps body absorb and assimilate all benefits of practice<br />> promotes overall circulation<br />> returns body heat and heart rate to normalcy<br />> the most "sacred" element of the sequence<br />> stillness, breath, centeredness