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Tada-sana! Tree Pose Breakdown

Tree pose and toe stand are the last two poses in the standing series of our Gold 90 and Sterling 60 classes. They seem fairly straightforward, but there are some aspects of the tree pose that bear clarification. The tree pose that we do in our Gold 90 and Sterling 60 classes has the following purpose: To open up the hips, knees and ankles in preparation for toe stand, and eventually, the lotus position. Compare the woman on the left doing lotus to the woman on the right doing tree pose in the photo below. Notice how in both poses…
Jodi Chmielewski
April 1, 2015