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Kurmasana -Tortoise

Kurmasana -Tortoise


Kurmasana Tortoise Yoga Pose


Kurmasana-Tortoise Pose Ashtanga Yoga is an advanced  pose that  strengthen the thighs, shoulders and hips. This  posture is good for lungs and heart and to strengthen the back muscles.

Benefits: Strengthens, hips, strengthens back, opens chest cavity, back, shoulder joint, pelvis and thighs, stimulates internal organs.

Anatomical Focus: Hips, shoulders, mid-back, hips/thighs, core.

Contraindications and Cautions: Sciatica, slipped disc, hernia, pregnancy, arm injury or severe pain.

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