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Beginner Backbends

Beginner I
(47 Reviews)

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Learn how to do back bends in a safe, effective way while establishing an anchor point, creating stability and encouraging length in the spine. David takes you through a series of gentle, beginner back bends that will help strengthen and stretch your core and back, teaching you principles that you can take into any class that you do.


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  • Strength
  • Spine
  • Flexibility
  • Backbends
  • Legs and Feet
  • Lower Back


  • Gentle Yoga
  • Hatha Yoga
  • Yoga for Back Care
August 17, 2022

Always a great idea to get back to basics after injury, to rehabilitate, if possible. I've sprained a muscle in my lower back, right side, after struggling to balance in Dancer pose. The pain also seems to come from somewhere in the max glute, so it's difficult to identify which muscles to focus on & what stretches to do to relieve & rehabilitate. This routine could help. Thank you, David, for your thoughtful and helpful efforts to promote a safe practice.

Gilly Vanilly
July 7, 2022

So informative! Now I get it :-) I have shyed away from back bends and didnt understand how to protect my back, that was so much better! Thank you David for such a great tutorial. Namaste

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