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Our comprehensive guide to yoga for beginners will help you learn the basics and feel comfortable getting on your yoga mat. From foundational poses to basic breathing techniques, our guide offers a comprehensive introduction to start your journey towards improved flexibility, strength, and mental clarity.

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Discover the latest yoga news, trends and happenings throughout the world in our Yoga Blog. You’ll find a treasure trove of helpful articles, practice tips, expert advice, and detailed guides to help you enhance and deepen your practice.
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Explore over 125 yoga asanas in our yoga pose index. All of our posture pages have full instructions and multi-photo illustrations. Step onto your mat, connect with your breath, and let these transformative postures guide you towards a healthier, happier you.

Standing Yoga Poses

These postures are performed in a standing position and can be more challenging for beginners. Standing poses help to improve balance and mental focus as well as building strength and flexibility in the body.

Supine Yoga Poses

These postures that are done while lying on the back, and most are accessible for beginner students. Supine poses are beneficial for stretching and relaxing the muscles of the lower back, hips, and legs.

Prone Yoga Poses

These are practiced by lying on the belly or with the abdomen close to the floor.  Prone poses help to strengthen the back muscles, improve posture, open the heart and chest, and stretch the spine and hips.

Seated Yoga Poses

These postures are performed while sitting down in a position on the floor. Seated poses can be practiced by yogis of all levels and are great for increasing flexibility and building strength in the legs, hips, and spine.

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