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Tag - Quads

Bow is an advanced backbend.
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Bow

Bow is an intense backbend that increases spinal mobility and opens up the chest and shoulders. It is an advanced posture so take extra care.

Bridge can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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Bridge

Bridge improves spinal mobility, opens up the chest and hip flexors, strengthens the posterior chain and alleviates knee and back pain.

Chair pose strengthens the thighs and glutes.
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Chair

Chair pose strengthens the feet, ankles, knees, thighs, glutes, back and shoulders and can help to alleviate knee pain.

Dancer is a challenging balancing posture.
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Dancer

Dancer is an advanced balancing, hip opener that stretches the quads, hip flexors, abs, chest and shoulders and improves stability in the hips.

Eagle is an advanced balance pose with internal hip rotation.
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Eagle

Eagle is an advanced balancing pose that strengthens the hips and quads and stretches the glutes, IT band, TFL, upper back and shoulders.

Extended Side Angle opens up the hips and stretches the obliques.
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Extended Side Angle

Extended Side Angle strengthens the knees, quads and hips, opens up the hips, stretches the side body and improves lung capacity.

Fish pose is an advanced, core-strengthening backbend.
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Fish

Fish pose opens up the chest, improves t-spine mobility, strengthens the abs and relieves pain in between the shoulder blades.

Half Frog is a quad stretch.
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Half Frog

Half Frog is an advanced backbend that stretches the feet, ankles, knees, quads, abs, chest and shoulders and increases spinal mobility.

Half-Reclining Hero stretches the quads and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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Half-Reclining Hero

Half-Reclining Hero pose is a quad stretch that stretches the feet, ankles, knees and hip flexors and can help to alleviate lower back pain.

Half-Twisted Lizard (or Low Lunge Quad Stretch) opens up the hips.
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Half-Twisted Lizard

Half-Twisted Lizard stretches the quads, hip flexors, glutes, groin and chest, improves spinal mobility and can help to alleviate lower back pain.

Hero pose is a great pose for meditation and pranayama.
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Hero

Hero pose stretches the feet, ankles, knees and quads—the superficial front line and is one of the only poses that internally rotates the hips.

High Lunge opens up the hips and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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High Lunge

High Lunge stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings and hip flexors, strengthens the hips and can help to alleviate knee and lower back pain.

Reverse Warrior is a side-bending standing pose.
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Reverse Warrior

Reverse Warrior is a tricky pose that strengthens the quads and hips and stretches the side of the body as well as the calves and hamstrings.

Revolved Side Angle is a fantastic advanced twist.
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Revolved Side Angle

Revolved Side Angle is an advanced twisting hip opener that improves spinal mobility and stretches the ankles, calves and hamstrings.

Runners Lunge is a great hip flexor stretch.
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Runners Lunge

Runners Lunge strengthens the knees, quads, glutes and hips and stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings, hip flexors and groin.

Silver Surfer opens up the hips and shoulders.
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Silver Surfer

Silver Surfer is a great pose to open up and strengthen the hips, stretch the backs of the legs and open up the chest and shoulders.

Warrior 1 is a classic yoga pose and groin stretch.
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Warrior 1

Warrior 1 is a classic hip opener that stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings, groin and shoulders and strengthens the quads and hips.

Warrior 2 is a classic standing pose that opens up the hips.
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Warrior 2

Warrior 2 is a classic yoga pose that opens up and strengthens the hips and stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings and groin.