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Postures

 

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• Maximizes respiratory efficiency

 

• Alleviates symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, emphysema

 

• Rapidly oxygenates blood, improving circulation

 

• Calms central nervous system, providing mental relaxation

 

 


 

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• Improves spinal flexibility – alleviates back pain, scoliotic
deformities & frozen shoulders


• Firms and trims stomach, buttocks, hips and thighs


• Tones deltoids, trapezius and pectoralis muscles


• Hands to Feet pose improves blood circulation to brain and legs

 

 


 

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• Strengthens and tones whole body


• Opens pelvis, hip and knee joints, alleviates osteoarthritis


• Aligns feet, toes and ankles, good for fallen arches,
improves gait

 

 

 


 

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• Compresses and flushes 12 major joints in the body


• Stimulates and optimizes sexual & reproductive gland function


• Alleviates varicose veins


• Boosts the immune system

 

 


 

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• Develops concentration, determination and patience


• Exercises cardiovascular system, burning fat


• Strengthens back, abdominal and leg muscles – alleviates sciatica

 

 

 

 


 

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• Increases circulation to the heart and lungs


• Improves elasticity of the spine, diaphragm and shoulders


• Activates digestive system


• Improves balance and focus




 

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• Increases cardiovascular circulation, clearing arteries


• Builds strength in lower extremities


• Stretches and flushes abdominal organs, improving function

 

 


 

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• Leg & hip stretch; spine stretch; releases lower back, alleviating pain


• Increases circulation to the brain, preventing insomnia, depression, memory loss


• Alleviates constipation, abdominal obesity and hyper-acidity

 

 


 

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• Strengthens cardiovascular, circulatory, respiratory, muscular, digestive, & immune systems


• Increases hip and shoulder joint flexibility


• Abdominal stretch helps colitis, constipation, and menstrual disorders

 

 


 

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• Helps balance blood sugar levels


• Strengthens abdominal, leg and arm muscles


• Stimulates endocrine and digestive function; burns abdominal fat

 

 

 


 

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• Improves balance and posture


• Increases hip and knee mobility


• Stretches spine and relieves lower back inflammation & pain

 

 

 

 


 

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• Strengthens and opens hip, knee and toe joints


• Helps arthritis, all knee problems and gout pain


• Strengthens leg and stomach muscles

 

 

 

 


 

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• Slows heart rate and reduces blood pressure


• Trains the mind to a single point of focus, achieving calm


• Exercises the ability to completely relax muscles, relieving all bodily tension

 

 


 

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• Alleviates colitis, constipation, flatulence and hyper acidity


• Stretches spine, alleviating symptoms of sciatica


• Flexes and stretches hip joint

 

 


 

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• Strengthens and tones abdomen


• Re-aligns and stretches the spine


• Stimulates diaphragm and eliminates toxins from the lungs

 

 

 


 

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• Builds lower spine strength, increases upper spine flexibility


• Helps lower back pain, scoliosis, lumbago and cervical spondylosis


• Alleviates utero-ovarine and menstrual cramps


• Thoracic stretch provides asthmatic relief

 


 

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• Builds upper spine strength, increases lower spine flexibility


• Firms buttocks and hips


• Alleviates pain from arthritis, RSI, carpal tunnel syndrome, bursitis, tennis elbow

 

 


 

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• Builds strength and flexibility to the middle spine


• Strengthens deltoids, trapezius and triceps


• Improves liver and spleen function

 

 

 

 


 

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• Full spinal workout, building strength and flexibility


• Increases circulation to heart and lungs


• Opens shoulder joints and stretches chest muscles

 

 


 

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• Lubricates and increases circulation to knee & ankle joints; promoting healing


• Stretches the spleen and boosts the immune system


• Strengthens and improves flexibility of lower spine & hips, alleviating sciatic & rheumatism pain


• Slimming to thighs, prevents varicose veins


 

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• Flushes the head, reduces symptoms of headache, depression and memory loss Facilitating melatonin production, regulating sleep wake cycles


• Alleviates indigestion, constipation and flatulence


• Stretches lower lungs, good for emphysema and asthma

 


 

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• Maximum back-side spinal compression, stimulating the nervous system & improving flexibility, helping kypho-scolitic deformities


• Strengthens muscles in the neck, shoulders and back


• Flushes fresh blood through the kidneys, eliminating toxins

 


 

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• Maximum back-side spinal extension, optimizing central nervous system function


• Thymus compression, stimulates white blood cell production


• Stimulates esophagus, pharynx, & larynx, alleviating sinusitis, tonsillitis, sore & strep throat

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• Helps to balance blood sugar level, especially good for diabetes
• Improves endocrine function and regulates hormone production

•Stimulates the thymus and boosts the immune system


 

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• Improves flexibility of spine and hip joints, increases mobility


• Increases circulation and nutrition to spinal nerves, veins and tissues; preventing slipped discs


• Opens bronchial muscles and rib cage


• Helps digestion


 

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• Helps to rid lungs of metabolic waste


• Strengthens abdominal muscles, including the diaphragm


• Increased abdominal circulation, aids digestion

 

 

 

 

Bikram Yoga Liverpool, Focus Building, Great Crosshall Street, Liverpool City Centre L3 2AP