Arm Balances

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Adho Mukha Svanasana
Downward Facing Dog

Downward Facing Dog

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Adho Mukha Vrksasana
Handstand

Handstand

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Ardha Pincha Mayurasana
Dolphin

Dolphin Pose

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Astangasana
Eight Limb Pose (Knees/Chest/Chin)

Knees - Chest - Chin to floor

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Astavakrasana
Ashtavakra’s Pose (Eight Angle)

Eight Angle Pose

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Bakasana
Crow/Crane

Crow Pose

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Bhujapidasana
Arm Pressing Pose

Arm Pressing Pose

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Camatkarasana
Wild Thing

Chaturanga Dandasana
Four Limb Staff Pose

Chaturanga Dandasana

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Eka Pada Galavasana
Flying Pigeon

Flying Pigeon Pose

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Eka Pada Koundiyasana I (Koundi I)
Sage Koundinya I Pose (Flying Revolved Triangle)

Koundi I variation

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Eka Pada Koundiyasana II (Koundi II)
Sage Koundinya II Pose (Flying Split)

Koundinyasana II variation

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Parsva Bakasana
Side Crow/Crane

Side Crow

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Parsva Bhuja Dandasana
Grasshopper or Hummingbird

Hummingbird Pose

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Phalakasana
Plank

Plank

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Pincha Mayurasana
Forearm Stand

Forearm Stand Variation

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Purvottanasana
Upward Plank (Inverted Plane)

Inverted Plank

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Tittibhasana
Firefly Pose

Firefly Pose

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Vashistasana
Vashista’s Pose (Side Plank)

Side Plank

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Visvamittrasana
Visvamittra’s Pose (Side Angle Lift)

Visvamittra's Pose

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