Backbending Prep: 3 Mild Yoga Backbends for Energy and Focus

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Kathryn Boland, R-CYT, R-DMT
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Backbending yoga poses can invigorate us and open up our heart spaces. They’re usually cued at the end of yoga classes, to help give that last push of energy needed to finish class. Classic ones include Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose), Urdhva Dhanurasana (Wheel Pose), and Dhanurasana (Bow Pose).

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