Standing Back Bend
Main Benefit -Strengthens the back of body and opens the front.
1. Place your hands, onto the lower back with finger pointing downwards.
2. Draw the elbows towards each other; suck the belly in before gently drifting the hips forward and leaning back.
3. Feel the heart and throat open. Only hold for a breath and then come out.
4. Come out by drawing your torso forward and releasing the arms. Feel free to move the hips around in circles to release and then try again.
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