A Brief Backbend Experiment
Why Backbending on the Exhale Can Be Helpful
We are commonly taught to backbend on the inhale, but backbending on the exhale may actually take you farther. In this tutorial you'll learn why that is, and you'll also explore reversing the inhale and the exhale in common backbends.
See what you feel, and let us know (in the comment section below) what you discover!
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Nikki began her love affair with yoga as respite from a high intensity job on a trading floor in New York City. She was immediately attracted to the combination of restoration that yoga provides the heart and mind and the invigorating and empowering effect on the body the physical practice provides.
Nikki completed her 200-hr. and 500-hr. teacher trainings with Sue Elkind and Naime Jezzeny. She has also completed her Pre- and Post Natal training with Sue Elkind and Levels 1 & 2 Restorative... Read more>>