Flexibility Pearls — backbending
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Have you ever tried to reach back for your foot and felt stuck? We are going to help you with that in this next series. One of the most commonly sought after stretches for yogis, dancers, and aerialists is to be able to reach your foot from behind, such as in a full Dancer’s Pose (Natarajasana) or full King Pigeon Pose(Eka Pada Raja Kapatonasana). These positions require an incredible amount of opening in the hip flexors, spine extensors, and rotator cuff muscles. This article will focus on opening up the back, shoulder, and abdominal muscles to accomplish these challenging positions. Whether...
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