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Basic Yoga Poses

Click on the Basic Yoga pose below for some useful tips

These are basic yoga poses you will find in every yoga class. There are some tips on how to do these basic yoga poses better and how to avoid injury. Use the fundamentals of these tips to prevent injury in other not so basic yoga poses.

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This Basic Yoga Pose Is called Cobra Pose

The first version shows a light raise in the spine. The arms are bend so that the spine does not have too much pressure. This is a good option if you have an injury or if your spine in very stiff.

If your arms fatigue you may want to walk them out a little and straighten them.

This version is very deep for beginners in yoga so only straighten this much is your spine is healthy and flexible.

Benefits Of Cobra pose
Cobra pose obviously increases the flexibility in the spine. This must be done lightly to protect your spine.

If you engage back muscle Cobra pose can strengthen your back to but it can also make breathing hard in the pose as the lungs are already restricted.

When done correctly Cobra pose can also heal disc problems and allow better energy flow along the nerves which is often obstructed by damaged or inflamed discs. See yoga for back pain.

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