Yoga Poses and Their Health Benefits

A selection of some common asana techniques and their health benefits
Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

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Benefits:
  • Develops strength and endurance of the quadriceps, hamstrings and spine
  • Assists in strengthening the arches of the foot
  • Promotes stability for the pelvic girdle and scapula
  • Stimulates internal organs such as abdominals, diaphragm and heart
Precautions:
  • Avoid if suffering from headache, insomnia, low blood pressure

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