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This #TovamiPose is Extended Triangle Pose, or Utthita Trikonasana! This essential standing posture stretches and strengthens the lower body, engages the core, and even helps to relieve stress! Check out some of our favorite tips for this body-opening posture.

#TovamiTip 1: If you can't reach the floor, use a block to find extra length or rest your hand on your shin! Make lengthening your spine a priority and take any modifications that you need in order to ensure that straight line.

#TovamiTip 2: If you have a tendency to hyperextend in the lower body, aim to keep a micro bend in that front knee. Take some of the stress out of that joint and use your muscles to support instead. What are some of your favorite tips for this shape? Tag your social media posts with #tovamipose to share!

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