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lowering the heels in downward facing dog pose

lowering the heels in downward facing dog pose- tips and anatomy. Pull the foot towards your ankle (dorsiflex your foot) to help release the calves.

Animal #Yoga Positions...#Infographic #LOL

Funny pictures about The Animal Guide to Yoga. Oh, and cool pics about The Animal Guide to Yoga. Also, The Animal Guide to Yoga photos.

fuckyeahnamaste:    I wish someone could do an MRI scan of someone else doing yoga so we get to see how our insides get squished and move about during yoga.    For some reason people think backbends involve flexibility in the back portion of the body … but here you can see how backbends are great to stretch out the front of the body!

fuckyeahnamaste: I wish someone could do an MRI scan of someone else doing yoga so we get to see how our insides get squished and move about during yoga. For some reason people think backbends involve flexibility in the back portion of the body … bu

Activate the lats in Bird Dog by straightening the arm forward and then imagine pushing down with the hand against an immoveable object (as shown with the dotted arrow).

---visionem-els-músculs-que-s'activen-- Activate the lats in Bird Dog by straightening the arm forward and then imagine pushing down with the hand against an immoveable object (as shown with the dotted arrow).

You can see here how the muscles from your legs attach to your lower spine. If they are tight and short, they pull on your spine and cause low back pain. (That's what muscles do!) There are different muscular causes for back pain but this psoas muscle stretch may be just what you need for lower back pain relief. :)

Low back pain relief with deep muscle stretches. The muscles from legs attach to lower spine. If they are tight, they can pull on the spine and cause low back pain.

Using the Adductor Muscles in Dog Pose, Tadasana and Urdhva Hastasana

The Daily Bandha: Yoga Anatomy: How to Use the Adductor Muscles to Refine Downward Dog

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