Prone Yoga Poses

Belly down postures build core body strength in the low back and abs. The majority of pone yoga poses are backbends, which are known to energize the body and tonify the kidneys. Prone postures are simple enough for beginners, yet can be very challenging to hold for longer periods.


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To get the most out of our site, we suggest you take some time to explore before jumping into the practice. Browse our yoga 101 section for general info on the history and types of yoga, then start exploring asanas the physical postures used in hatha yoga. Remember to breathe and always start your yoga practice with a brief meditation. If you are new to yoga, please read our Yoga for Beginner's page

Yogic Wisdom

Without intention, all these postures, these breathing practices, meditations, and the like can become little more than ineffectual gestures. When animated by intention, however, the simplest movement, the briefest meditation, and the contents of one breath cycle are made potent.
- Donna Farhi
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