Parsvottanasana is a difficult pose in its own right, and can become a serious balancing pose when the hands are off the floor and behind the back in paschima namaskarasana (reverse prayer). For this variation, belt the front thigh against the back foot to press the femur bone back and lengthen the side waist. Step strongly on the belt with the back foot to feel the downward calf-heel connection to the forward chest and... http://instagram.com/p/3T7PWBAOPQ/
5 Propped Poses to Help You Fall in Love With Backbends
Think you can't love backbends? You really can. You might just need a little help! Learn these 5 simple propped postures that will help you and your students fall in love with the open, spacious feeling of backbending (maybe for the first time).
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