Learn how to do a standing back bend for use in SFP curing yoga routines as well as in the yoga cool-down and stretch routine.
Note: Avoid doing standing back bends if you have a back, hip, and/or neck injury.
The information in this post has been taken from the book Curing Yoga by Aventuras De Viaje.
How to do a Standing Back Bend
As you breathe in place the palms of your hands on your lower back (sacrum) with your fingers pointing to the ground.
Squeeze your buttocks and thighs tight, pull up your knee caps, and press into your feet.
Exhale and press your hips forward as you arch your back.
You can either look straight ahead or allow your head to drop all the way back.
Increase the stretch by walking your hands down the back of your legs.
When you are ready slowly come back to a standing position with your hands by your sides.
LEARN MORE yoga poses and how to heal yourself naturally with yoga in the book Curing Yoga by Aventuras De Viaje.
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