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Day 20 Pose – 20 Supta-Vajrasana Fixed Firm Pose

The Supta-Vajrasana or Fixed Firm Pose is a great pose to help with ankle and knee flexibility. It is also great for sciatica, varicose veins, gout, and improves liver, kidney, and bowel circulation. It is said to help with sexual longevity, and can activate kundalini energy. I really enjoy this pose as it helps to boost my energy levels and I always feel more energised and calm. In this post I will show you the steps of completing the Supta-Vajrasana yoga pose successfully.
Step #1 – Sit yourself into the Vajrasana pose. Place your palms beside the buttocks on the floor with your fingers pointed towards the front. Bending backward slowly, place the right elbow and forearm on the ground before placing the left elbow and forearm down.
Steps #2 – Arch your back gently as you bring the crown of your head down to the ground, and place the hands on your thighs. When doing this, try to keep your lower legs touching the floor while not over straining the ligaments and muscles of the legs.
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Day 18 Pose – 18 Poorna-Salabhasana Full Locust Pose

The Poorna-Salabhasana or Full Locust Pose is a fantastic yoga pose which is able to promote increased flexibility and spinal strength. It is also said to help with arthritis, scoliosis, and hunchback spinal problems. It can also help to strengthen the immune system, and relive menstrual problems. When completing this yoga pose I always feel a great stretch throughout my body which makes my body feel more calm and toned. I also find that my body is stronger and has more stamina in everyday life. In this post I will explain to you the steps needed to complete the Poorna-Salabhasana successfully.
Step #1 – Lie down on the floor with your stomach and chin touching the floor or mat. Place your palms under your thighs.
Step #2 – Inhaling raise both of your legs as high as you can while keeping your shoulders and arms in contact with the floor. Next swing your legs up higher while balancing on your arms, chin, and shoulders.
Step #3 – While maintaining your balance, bend your knees gradually w…