Straighten and extend your back and neck bringing your head up nice and tall look straight ahead as shown in Figure

You can use a cushion to raise your hips so that they're level with your knees.

Note: In the classic posture, which we don't recommend for beginners, your chin rests on your chest, your arms are straight down, elbows locked, with your palms open in jnana mudra (discussed in the preceding section) at your knees. The big-toe side of your left foot is pulled up and wedged between your right calf and thigh.

Figure 6-6:

The perfect posture.

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Unite Mind Body Spirit With Yoga

Unite Mind Body Spirit With Yoga

Practitioners of yoga talk about a unification of body, mind and spirit acquired through practicing the yoga exercises and techniques. Learn more within this guide.

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