Standing Yoga Poses

Collection of drawings of various Standing Yoga Poses

Standing Yoga Poses focus on the muscle groups of the legs like the thighs, hamstrings, glutes, calves, and ankles. Standing yoga poses are known for grounding yogis to the earth. They focus on the root chakra that is located at the base of the spine.

The benefits of Standing Yoga Poses include strengthening the entire body, increasing circulation and stamina, and correcting spine imbalances. They also teach yogis to moves a force throughout the whole body and properly elongate the spine. Standing yoga poses include the Upward Salute Pose, Standing Split Pose, Mountain Pose, Warrior I Pose, and Low Lunge Pose.

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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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