Standing Yoga Poses

Standing Yoga Poses

Build strength and set the foundation for a safe yoga practice. Get step-by-step instructions and reap the benefits of standing yoga poses here.

This series of yoga postures builds strength in your legs and purifies the soul. There are a lot of Standing Yoga Postures to cover, so let's get busy.

Triangle Pose

The word "Trikonasana" comes from the Sanskrit words "tri," (meaning "three"), "kona"(meaning "angle"), and "asana" (meaning "pose"). It refers to the triangular shape created by your body in the full version of the pose. "Utthita" means "extended" in Sanskrit.

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Learn How to do Downward Facing Dog

Downward Facing Dog

Downward Dog is one of the most recognized yoga poses out there. You can try to pronounce it in Sanskrit as Adho Mukha Svanasana (Ah-doh MOO-kuh shvan-AHS-uh-nuh)

Crescent Lung Pose

Learning how to do Crescent Lung is a great way to build stamina and strength in your legs and feet. It also engages your upper body too! This Standing Yoga Posture is often practiced in Sun Salutation C, as a way to praise the morning sky. Like a lot of lunges, it's best to come into this pose through a flow, or vinyasa.