Yin Yoga Backbends – Yin for Spine Flexibility & Open Shoulders {45 min}

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Duration: 40-60
Style: Yin Yoga
Level: Intermediate
Focus: Yoga for Flexibility, Upper Body

Overview

Get deep into your backbends and improve your flexibility with this 45 min yin yoga class for your spine and shoulders. Hey yogis, this week I’m doing a highly requested Yin Yoga class! This is all about backbends and poses that open up the heart and shoulders. This is NOT appropriate for anyone with spine injuries such as bulging or herniated discs!! I cannot state this enough! I would say that this is an advanced Yin Yoga class. You need 2 blocks in order to do this practice and if you have a cat, even better 😉 We’ll play with poses like Sphinx, Seal, Supported Fish and Lying Chest Opener. My cat Cleo joins us for most of it, isn’t she adorable?? Practicing this class and these postures on a regular basis is a surefire way to deepen your backbends and increase your back flexibility. If you’re working on Bow Pose, Wheel or any other backbending pose, this class will help you get there. Because it’s so intense, you need to be able to stay present with your breath and BACK OFF if it’s too much! Again, this is SO important. The goal is not to injure ourselves. Music: http://www.bensound.com Yoga with Kassandra – Disclaimer Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise program. By participating in this exercise or exercise program, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, assume all risk of injury to yourself, and agree to release and discharge Yoga with Kassandra from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown, arising out of Yoga with Kassandras negligence.