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Flow Yoga Quiz 05

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Setu Bandha Sarvangasa
Bridge Pose
Setu=dam, dike, or bridge; bandha=lock
Urdhva Danurasana
Upward Bow or Wheel Pose
Urdhva = upward; Dhanu = bow
Matsyasana
Fish Pose
Matsya=fish
Ushtrasana
Camel Pose
Ustra=camel
Dhanurasana
Bow Pose
Dhanu=bow; Asana=posture
Purvottanasana
Upward Plank Pose
Purva=front, east;
Salambasana Sirsasana A
Head Stand with Support
Salamba=with support (sa=with; alamba=support); Sirsa=head
Salambasana Sirsasana B
Head Stand variation
Salamba=with support (sa=with; alamba=support); Sirsa=head
Pincha Myurasana
Feathered Peacock Pose
Piñca=feather; Mayura=peacock
Adho Mukha Vrksasana
Handstand
Adho=downward; Mukha=face; vrksa = tree
Bakasana
Crane Pose
Baka=crane
Parsva Bakasana
Parsva=side; Baka=crane; Asana=posture
Vasisthasana
Side Plank
Vasistha = literally means "most excellent, best, richest."
Vasisthasana Variation
Side Plank variation
Vasistha=most excellent, best, richest
Salamba Sarvangasana
Supported Shoulder Stand
Salamba = with support (Sa=with; Alamba=support)
Sarva = all; Anga = limb
Halasana
Plow Pose
Hala=pose
Jathara Parivartanasana
Jathara=abdomen or belly; Parivartanasana=twisting, revolving, turning through or about
Supta Baddha Konasana
Supta=lying down, reclining; Baddha=bound; Kona = angle
Viparita Karani
Viparita=turned around, reversed, inverted;
Karani=doing, making, action
Balasana
Child's Pose
Bala=child
Savasana or Mrtasana
Sava=corpse; Mrta=death
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