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In praise of Savasana

Savasana, the name itself (meaning corpse pose in Sanskrit) is a downer, morbid, death-invoking. It usually comes at the end of class and is a kind of “do-nothing” pose that sends some practitioners heading for the door, mat rolled up and tucked under arm.

Photo:  class in corpse pose
Savasana – the reward of yoga. Jessica Apostolopoulos leads a class into repose at Thrive Yoga.

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