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Yoga Defined: Savasana

Savasana (shah-VAHS-anna) sava = corpse This pose is also called Mrtasana (pronounced mrit-TAHS-anna, mrta = death) Savasana is perhaps the most important part of yoga practice. Lying on the back, the arms and legs are spread at about 45 degrees, the eyes are closed and the breath deep, using deerkha (long) pranayama (breath). The whole body is relaxed […]

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