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    1. Over the years the students had analyzed the dreams carefully, had taken each person’s variation and blended it with the others

    2. Variation of the Bow Posture

    3. As usual I will describe the easiest variation first

    4. This variation of the Locust Posture is much more difficult but the added effort involved

    5. Although this is primarily a book for beginners to the subject I did not want to leave out this fourth variation of the Mountain Posture in case some of you might feel up to trying it

    6. Your best way to master Variation 4 is to practice the other three until perfect and then, while supporting yourself with a conveniently placed chair or low table you can gently pull yourself on to your knee-caps, and then let go of the chair or table

    7. As with many of the Yoga asanas, this posture has a variation for advanced students only

    8. When you can perform this variation with ease, and it can be done easily with patient practice, gradually extend the period when your face is touching the floor, and then try to practice the Yoga Complete Breath

    9. After this variation lie fiat on your back and relax for a few minutes

    10. There is yet a third variation of the lovely Cobra Pose for advanced students but it can be achieved by beginners who are athletic or who have been trained in ballet

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    Synonyms for "variation"

    variance variation pas seul edition variant version fluctuation mutant mutation sport magnetic declination magnetic variation dissimilarity abnormality irregularity inequality aberration alteration modification digression deviation difference discrepancy divergence

    "variation" definitions

    an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change

    an activity that varies from a norm or standard

    a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished

    something a little different from others of the same type

    an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard

    the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north

    the process of varying or being varied

    (astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth's moon)

    (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

    (ballet) a solo dance or dance figure

    the act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard