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Basics and Beyond : Gentle Backbends

Beginner I
(38 Reviews)

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This can either be done as a stand-alone class or as Day 3 - Gentle Backbends in Melissa's weeklong series: Basics and Beyond 7-Day Yoga Challenge. Let Melissa guide you through how to carefully and effectively perform gentle backbends on your back, stomach, all-fours and standing while engaging your deep core muscles to keep your back feeling strong and safe.


  • Block
  • Blankets


  • Spine
  • Backbends
  • Morning


  • Gentle Yoga
July 2, 2022

Day three and I’m starting to feel the benefit - delighted thank you Melissa!

April 5, 2022

Thanks, Melissa. I’ve been out of yoga practice for quite a while and your challenge, in every class, has been a beautiful reencounter with my body’s possibilities in a very respectful manner.

January 16, 2022

Thanks, Melissa! That was just what I needed for relief of a tight iliopsoas! You are my favorite teacher on DYWM.

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