Standing Yoga Poses

Standing yoga postures require both strength and flexibility, and categorize most of the advanced asanas. Standing poses are generally held for shorter times than other poses, and tend to be more energetically uplifting and opening.


New to Yoga?

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

Patience can't be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.
-Eknath Easwaran

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