by zitavanwees | Aug 13, 2020 | Backbends, CA Yoga Class Program, Lower Back, Uncategorized, Upper Back
Backbends are a great way to mobilize the spine and re-energize your system. In our daily lives most of our movements are closing of the front side of the torso (think about long seated hours, but also about athletic exercises like cycling or most swimming strokes). For a ‘straight’ upright posture to feel normal, we need to extend our spine beyond the natural ‘straight’ line.
by zitavanwees | Aug 12, 2020 | CA Yoga Class Program, Lower Back, Twists, Uncategorized, Upper Back
If your back muscles feel tired, and your energy is low and sluggish, twisting poses are a great way to both release tension out of your back, and energize the body. We will work through the whole spine, from the base of the skull to the pelvis. The focus will be onl letting go of expectations, and find trust in letting go and the uncertainty that naturally comes with the surrender to the very moment.