RESTORATIVE YOGA: COUNTER BACKBENDS I've a few sequences on backbends (Cobra, Camel, Wheel). When opening up the spine in one way it's good to counter things by moving the opposite way to avoid injury & soreness. This sequence is targeted for after back b
Chandra Namaskar (translated to moon salutation) or 12 step salutation This warm up is a back bendy version of the classical 12 step salutation which doesn't involve bringing the arms up in low lunge. I teach this warm up for every back bend themed class,
: Tips : stretch your hamstrings in forward folds. Hold for at least 3 minutes open your hips in pigeon pose. Hold for at least 3 minutes start with your bottom foot in slightly closer to begin hook your leg up as high up your shoulder as possible
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YOGA SEQUENCE TO DOWNWARD DOG Down dog is a whole body kinda pose. Head to toe everything must be strong but also flexible. It took me a long time to get my heels down but if you focus on stretching the back of the legs a lot it will happen - CAT & COW