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Mountain Pose 101

As a yoga teacher, I’ve found immense pleasure in delving into and expanding my knowledge about the practice. From adopting the yogic principles into my everyday life, to studying each pose for all that they have to offer – yoga is my inspiration.

Therefore, each month on the blog I’ll be giving you a taste of what you need to know about a specific pose, in the hopes that my writing will help strengthen and motivate your practice:

This month I’m going to be talking about Mountain Pose:


Physical Benefits

* Promotes good posture, as you must stand straight to experience the pose

* Strengthens thighs, knees, and ankles

* Improves your cardio

* Tones your core

* Provides relief from sciatica

Mental Benefits

* Inspires confidence through standing tall like a mountain

* Decreases anxiety due to focus on breath control

* Helps you feel more grounded


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