Jason Crandell’s Top 10 Poses to Practice Daily

Jason Crandell struggles to make time for his home practice just like the rest of us. Here, the poses he deems essential to feel balanced when he’s looking for shortcuts.

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“Downward-Facing Dog helps you elongate your back, hamstrings, and calves,” Crandell says. “It also develops greater strength and conditioning in the arms and shoulders. You’re getting the ben...
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“Most people who are sitting at desk for long periods of time are going to have excessive tension in the front of their hips, hip flexors, and quadriceps,” Crandell says. “Anjaney helps relieve ...
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“Warrior II is a strong pose that is foundational for many others such as Side Angle, Half Moon and Triangle,” Crandell says. “You get to the medial side of the leg, or the inseam. It brings att...
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“Triangle adds more hamstring and inner leg opening,” Crandell says. “It also provides a mild side bend and twist. I like that triangle includes a bit of everything. It’s one pose that checks ...
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“Warrior I strengthens the legs, opens the hips, lengthens the hip flexors and adductors. The pose builds stamina,” Crandell says. “All of the standing poses are highly focusing for the mind bec...
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