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More Seated Forward Bends – Overview

Included Here

  • Forward Bends, such as Tiriang Mukha Eka Pada Paschimottanasana, Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana, Sasangasana and Yoga Mudrasana

Sanskrit & Naming

  • Tiriang Mukha Eka Pada Paschimottanasana

“tiriang” = three limbs

“mukha” = face

“eka” = one

“pada” = foot

“paschima” = western

“uttana” = intense stretch

Some sources use “Trianga” rather than “Tiriang”

Three-Limbed Forward Bend

Also known as: Three Limbs Facing One Foot Intense West Stretch Pose

  • Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana

“ardha” = half

“baddha” = bound

“padma” = lotus

“paschima” = western

“uttana” = intense stretch

Half Bound Lotus Forward Bend

Also known as:  Half Bound Lotus Western Intense Stretch Posture

  • Sasangasana

“sasanga” = having the marks of a hare

“sasaka” = rabbit

Rabbit Pose

Also known as:  Hare Pose

  • Yoga Mudrasana

“yoga” = awareness

“mudra” = seal

Psychic Union Pose

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