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Chaturanga Dandasana Benefits

Yoga has many benefits for your mind and body. It can improve posture and a number of ailments that may affect your overall health. Choosing the type of yoga (pose) all depends on your goals and what your needs are. Let's talk about Chaturanga Dandasana and it's benefits.

Chaturanga pose is used in Vinyasa, Power and Ashtanga yoga during sun salutations. Before we get into the benefits of Chaturanga, let's breakdown the meaning.
Four-Limbed Staff Pose
"Chatur" - means four
"Anga" - means limb
"Danda" - means staff
"Asana" - means pose

Staff refers to the spine, which is one of the most important parts of your body. It gives us support and structure. Chaturanga allows us to tone and strengthen our whole body, including the muscles surrounding the spine.

Chaturanga is a plank variation that helps strengthen the arms, wrists and abdomen. It helps build triceps, which are responsible for extending the elbow joints. The pectoral (chest) muscle…

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