Standing poses might not be as glamorous as the big arm balances, but their benefits are plenty. They can open up your chest and shoulders and help you build long, lean, and strong arms and legs. The following 31 standing poses vary from beginner to advanced, so try out those that only serve you right now. Instead of feeling discouraged about those you can't do yet, look forward to what you'll be able to do a few months down the line!
Stand Up Tall: 31 Essential Yoga Poses
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