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Our featured #TovamiPose is Half Moon Pose, also known as Ardha Chandrasana. Half Moon Pose strengthens the thighs, ankles, abdomen, and glutes. It opens the chest, shoulders, and torso, while lengthening the spine as well as effectively stretching the adductors, hamstrings, and calves.

#TovamiTip 1: Use a block to find extra length for your bottom arm! Instead of reaching for the floor as support, it is much easier to use a block (could even be used at its highest height) in order to prevent pulling your chest out of alignment.

#TovamiTip 2: Sink into the Half Moon Pose to extract it’s numerous benefits such as developing a stronger lower body, improving your sense of balance, and tranquilizing the brain. What are some of your favorite tips for this shape? Share your Half Moon Pose and tips with us on Facebook or Instagram using #TovamiPose!

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