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How Good At Yoga Are You Really?

Do you actually know what pose Shavasana is?

  1. Which of these poses is Warrior One?

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    This is Warrior One / Virabhadrasana!

    The first picture is Warrior Two and the third is Reverse Warrior.

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  2. Which of these people is doing Tree Pose *incorrectly*?

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    This is the incorrect Tree Pose.

    When doing the Tree Pose, the foot must be on the inner thigh, not the knee joint.

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  3. Which of these is Cobra Pose?

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    This is the Cobra Pose!

    The other poses are Upward Dog (with only your feet and hands touching the mat) and Sphinx Pose (legs on the floor, upper body propped up on your forearms).

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  4. Which of these poses is Bridge Pose?

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    This is the Bridge Pose

    The other pose is the Wheel pose.

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  5. What is the Sanskrit name for Mountain Pose?

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    The Sanskrit name for mountain pose is Tadasana.

  6. What is this pose called?

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    This is the Goddess pose!

    Also known as Utkata Konasana.

  7. Which of these poses is Malasana?

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    This is Malasana!

    The others are (respectively), One-Legged King Pigeon Pose and Crow Pose.

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  8. What is this pose called?





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    It's called Eagle Pose!

    The sanskrit is Garudasana.

  9. What is this pose called?





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    It's called Wild Thing!

    Also known as Camatkarasana. Fun fact: this pose is the yoga pose that most sounds like a '60s classic rock anthem.

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  10. Which of these is Dolphin Pose?

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    This is Dolphin Pose! (Ardha Pincha Mayurasana)

    The other poses are Upward Dog, Locust, and Downward Dog.

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  11. What is this pose called?



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    It's called Fish Pose!

    This is a variation with the legs crossed, Fish Pose can also be done with the legs flat on the ground, or raised at a 45 degree angle. Also, Whale Pose and Zombie Pose are things I'd just made up.

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  12. What is this pose called?

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    It's Scorpion Pose!

    Also known as Vrishchikasana.

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