Backbending can be challenging both physically and mentally, however, it is one of the most therapeutic parts of a yoga practice when practiced with patience and equanimity. Backbends energize, refresh, and invigorate the body; relieving back pain, helping digestive system function, relieving stress, and building confidence and self esteem.
In this workshop, we will take the time to create space in the hips, shoulders, and front body, while strengthening the back body to allow the spine to move in a supported and safe way. We'll first approach the most basic backbends, like upward facing dog to help us understand some of the more complex backbending postures like wheel pose. We'll explore how to open our hearts to a deeper level, embracing the vulnerability required to blend healthy backbends into our yoga practice.
This workshop is open to students of all levels.
Basics of Backbending
Stillpoint Yoga and Float in King of Prussia, PA
Saturday, April 6, 2019
1:00PM - 3:30PM