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YOGA SEQUENCE TO WHEEL POSE: This sequence is targeted to those who feel strong but not open enough to do wheel pose, results may not be instant but these things take time & dedication. Do warm up well, I have a "Back Bending Warm Up" sequence in my feed, just scroll down - 1. BLOCK STRETCH My go to for opening the middle & upper back so that I don't over bend & dump weight in the lower back. Bending from 1 part of the spine is I guess ok if you don't feel pain but for me I prefer to bend…

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YOGA SEQUENCE: BACK BENDING WARM UP - 1. Stand at the top of your mat, roll your shoulders up to the ears & down the upper back. Take one big inhale & fully exhale - 2. Inhale to raise the arms up into your back bend (squeeze butt, weight in heels, legs & arms straight) - 3. Exhale bend the knees into chair pose (toes & knees touch) - 4. Inhale back bend in your chair (stick tail bone out, flare the ribs, pull arms back further than ears) - 5. Exhale forward fold - 6. Inhale lift half way…

I'm still working up to step 4... But I'm going to get there!!!

Back strengthening/back bending tips. Use a wall for a proper backbend. Keeps both shoulders in line and you get the… by nayitavp - instaview.me

Flow into Fall with this 30-minute Vinyasa #yoga sequence including back-bends, standing balance poses, and forward bends.

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2 years ago that was as far as I could go and that was already taking everything out of me. 2 years later I can't quite believe the difference! There are a few things I swear by to improve back bending so here are my top tips: 1. WALL STRETCH 5mins, face a wall one arms length away, place hands on wall, hand shoulder width apart, start to walk feet back and melt the head and chest downwards. You should feel it in the back of your shoulders. 2. BLOCK RESTING 5mins, place a hard yoga block ...

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One of the most popular lower body exercises: the squat, is commonly performed incorrectly. Common mistakes: - looking upward or downward forcing the head out of natural alignment. - rounding lower back - bending too far forward - knees tracking over toes - heels coming off the ground - *its important to understand that everyone is different, their levels of flexibility, hip angles

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