Backbends

Try Yoga Backbends

by Restorative Yoga Poses on April 14, 2011

Yoga Backbends: Simple Supported Back Bend
 Setu Bandhasana, Supported Bridge Pose ‘Bending back and opening the chest also unlocks the spirit within. Practicing these postures takes you along previously untravelled paths, challenging you to overcome fear and frustration, teaching you to move with ease and grace and to live with an open heart and a […]

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Setu Bandhasana, Supported Bridge Pose

by Restorative Yoga Poses on March 19, 2011

Restorative Yoga-Bridge Pose Benefits: This is an excellent pose to release stretch the iliopsoas (hip flexors), quadriceps (fronts of thighs), as well as open spine and chest. Bridge pose helps to build power, endurance and stamina. In this pose, both groundedness and expansion are felt that with regular practice leads to a sattvic (balanced) state […]

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Simple Supported Back Bend

by Restorative Yoga Poses on February 25, 2011

Restorative Yoga – Supported Back Bend Benefits: Also know as the “Anti-Slouch Pose”, this pose helps to relieve stress by opening the chest and shoulders while gently stretching the lower and middle back. Props: 1 Blanket Technique: 1) Fold the blanket in thirds and stack them lengthwise on your mat. 2) Sit in front of […]

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