Posts made in October, 2010

October 2010 Backbends

Posted By on Oct 1, 2010 in Blogs, O2 Yoga Blog | 0 comments

Backbends are in many ways the opposite of much of what we do all day. In yoga there is the concept of balance of opposites. Sukha/Stira (hard/soft), ying/yang, warming/cooling, strength/flexibility. We are constantly being pulled on by gravity, so most of the time we are getting pulled forward and down. Backbending is the opposite of this. Backbending is about resisting that action by expanding, extending, and lengthening. The spine...

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