Yoga is Not Just Stretching

Nina Zolotow, RYT 500
Triangle Pose or Trikonasana is a strengthening and lengthening pose

We’ve all heard the cliché that yoga is “just stretching.” But anyone who has taken a few yoga classes knows better. All you have to do is try holding Downward-Facing Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana) for a couple of minutes. Or Side Plank Pose (Vasithasana). Or even Warrior 1 Pose (Virabhadrasana 1). Yoga is not just stretching.

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