- The symmetry and the beauty of a lotus flower means to resemble the lotus pose.
- Savasana or corpse pose is considered one of the hardest asana.
- Traditionally, 20 to 30 minutes was spent in Savasana (Corpse Pose) at the end of a yoga practice.
- The headstand is considered the most dangerous yoga pose, with shoulder stand and variations of the lotus pose also cause more injuries than other yoga poses.
- There is a drishti or a gaze for each pose.
- The main restorative yoga poses are the following: child, corpse, happy baby, leg-up-the-wall, reclining bound angle, reclining hand-to-big toe and reclining hero pose.
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