Yoga Workshop

Backward Extension of the Spine Workshop

Saturday 26th August 2017 2:00pm – 5:00pm $60

Yoga Health Woolcock street Currajong

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Backbends are uplifting and energising. They build self-confidence and make the body strong, the spine flexible and the mind alert. Great for combating depression!

A balance is required between spinal flexibility and firmness otherwise the flexibility will invite weakness and pain for the student which is not advisable. So it is important to start gradually with the preparatory poses before any others are attempted.  With that said students wishing to attend this workshop will need to be well versed with Urdhva Mukha Svanasana, Chaturanga Dandasana (the foundation poses for learning backward extension), Dhanurasana and Ustrasana.

The body should be toned by practising these poses before any of the others are attempted. These poses also give the opportunity to understand the curvature of the spine and any unevenness in the spinal muscles. They also remove obstacles, both at a physical and mental level, such as feelings of nausea, breathlessness and fear.

This workshop will teach students how to practice backward extensions with ease and comfort and build on the preparation backbend poses exploring Urdhva Dhanurasana, Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana and their variations.

Bookings are essential as numbers are limited. To book a place on this workshop fill in the contact form below and Tracy will forward payment options. Once your payment is received your place on the workshop is confirmed.