Chest Opening Yoga Poses

Series of drawings of people performing a variety of Chest Opening Yoga Poses

Chest Opening Yoga Poses help open the heart region of the body as they expand the ribcage. Chest opening yoga poses are considered to be some of the most rewarding yoga poses. They are a great pose to follow after a bending yoga pose.

Benefits of chest opening yoga poses include correcting rounded shoulders, improving posture, and relieving back pain. Other benefits include stretching the entire spine, massaging the abdominals, creating focus, and promoting overall love. Chest Opening Yoga Poses include the Bow Pose, Camel Pose, Cobra Pose, Cow Pose, Fish Pose, and Wheel Pose.

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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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