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30+ Basic Asanas to Learn for a 200 Hr Yoga TT


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*Adho Mukha Shvanasana – Down Dog (Half Inversion/Rest Pose/Handstand Prep)

*Adho Mukha Vrkshasana-  Handstand (arm balance/inversion)

*Baddha Konasana-Butterfly (sitting/hip opener)

*Bakasana – Crow  (arm balance)

*Balasana-Child’s Pose (relaxation)

*Bhekasana – Frog (Hip-opener)

*Bhujangasana – Cobra (back bend)

*Chaturanga – Yogi Push-up (chaturanga=4limbs)

*Dandasana  – Plank (core/arm)

*Dhanurasana – Bow Pose (backbend)

*Garudasana – Eagle Pose (balance)

* Halasana — Plow Pose (Half Inversion/Shoulderstand Prep)

*Janu Shirshasana – Head to Knee (Seated/Forward Bend)

*Kapotasana – Pigeon Pose (hip-opener)

*Leg Lifts (core) / In-Out Leg swings (core)

*Makarasana – Crocodile (relaxation)

* Malasana — Low Squat (Standing Pose)

*Natarajasana – Dancer (Balance/Standing)

*Navasana-Boat Pose (core)

*Paschimottanasana – Seated Forward Bend (seated)

*Setu Bandhasana — Bridge (backbend)

*Sarvangasana — Shoulder Stand (Inversion)

*Shavasana-Corpse Pose (relaxation)

*Shirshasana — Headstand (inversion)

*Tadasana-Mountain (standing)

*Trikonasana – Triangle (standing/balance)

*Urdhva Dhanurasana/Chakrasana- Wheel Pose (backbend)

*Urdhva Mukha Shvanasana – Upward Facing Dog Pose

*Ushtrasana – Camel (backbend)

*Utkata Konasana – Goddess (Hip-Opener)

*Uttanasana – Standing Forward Fold

*Utthan Pristhasana – Gecko (hip-opener)

*Uttkatasana – Chair Pose (standing)

*Vashishtasana – Side Plank (arm balance)

*Viparita Karani- Legs Against the Wall, or up in the air (restorative/relaxation)

*Virabhadrasana – Warrior (standing)

*Virasana — Hero’s Pose (sitting)

*Vrikshasana-Tree Pose (balance)

*Vrischikasana – Scorpion (inversion/hip opener)

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