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Yoga Poses Guide
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Corpse

Savasana

shah-VAH-sah-nah
Corpse
Pose categories
Primary body parts engaged
Muscle Groups
Relaxes entire body
Lowers blood pressure, releases lactic acid buildup
Relieves stress and fatigue, refreshes mind

How to perform corpse

  1. Lie on your back. Bring your feet wide and let them flop open.
  2. Bring your arms several inches away from your torso, palms up.
  3. Make any minor adjustments needed so that you are completely comfortable.
  4. Close your eyes. Find stillness.
  5. Hold the pose and take natural breaths. Focus your attention on your breath.
  6. Come out of the pose slowly and gently.
Alignment cues
  • Keep head and spine in one line
  • Relax forehead
  • Release tension in jaw
  • Tuck shoulder blades under
  • Draw chin very slightly toward chest
  • Bring feet wide
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Corpse (Savasana in Sanskrit) is a beginner yoga pose that belongs to the supine categories. This asana targets spine. Corpse stretches and strengthens legs, opens chest; rejuvenates abdominal organs and also reduces fatigue, increases energy. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this posture correctly. Discover more yoga asanas and yogic breathing exercises in our free yoga pose directory.

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