Series of illustrations showing people in a range of Binding Yoga Poses

Binding Yoga Poses require flexibility in both the body and the mind to master the pose. Binding yoga poses press one part of the body against another causing the muscles to move in different ways. A binding pose requires linking the hands while rotating both the shoulders and torso in a bind. It is recommended to follow a binding yoga pose non-binding match.

Binding Pose benefits include engaging muscles and organs and helping with digestion. A sample of the range of Binding Yoga Poses includes the Noose Pose, Bound Forward Bend, One Legged King Pigeon Pose, and the Pose Dedicated to the Sage Marichi I.

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Yoga Pose Types

Yoga Poses

There are over 300 types of yoga poses. Each yoga pose, or asana, targets a different part of the body like the legs, arms, or back. The different types of yoga poses can be categorized by difficulty or the anatomy of the body that they target and are typically done in sequence.

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Browse through our curated Yoga Poses Guides for additional categorizations, tips, details, variations, styles, and histories of Yoga Poses. Guides provide additional insights into the unique properties and shared relationships between elements.
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