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Forward bends stretch the posterior chain—the ankles, calves, hamstrings and back. They are contraindicated for some types of lower back pain so please check with your doctor if you have any concerns.

Cat pose stretches the upper back and shoulders.Cat pose stretches the upper back and shoulders.
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Cat

Cat pose improves spinal mobility, stretches the upper back and shoulders, alleviates neck pain and relieves stress and tension.

Child is a deeply restorative yoga pose.Child is a deeply restorative yoga pose.
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Child

Child is the ultimate restorative pose. It's great to practice at the start of your session to bring you into your body and quiet your mind.

Downward Dog stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings and spine.Downward Dog stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings and spine.
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Downward Dog

Downward Dog is one of the quintessential yoga pose. It stretches the calves and hamstrings, lengthens the spine and strengthens the body.

Folded Butterfly opens up the hips.Folded Butterfly opens up the hips.
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Folded Butterfly

Folded Butterfly stretches the lower back and groin, opens up the hips, releases tension in the neck and shoulders and quiets the mind.

Half Monkey stretches the calves and hamstrings.Half Monkey stretches the calves and hamstrings.
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Half Monkey

Half Monkey or Half Splits is an intermediate forward bend that stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings and lower back.

Head-To-Knee pose stretches the calves, hamstrings and lower back.Head-To-Knee pose stretches the calves, hamstrings and lower back.
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Head-To-Knee

Head-To-Knee pose stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings, groin and lower back and opens up the hips. A strap can be useful in this pose.

Knees-To-Chest is a restorative pose that can help to alleviate lower back pain.Knees-To-Chest is a restorative pose that can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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Knees-To-Chest

Knees-To-Chest is essentially Child's pose on your back. It's great for releasing tension at the lower back and neutralising the spine.

Ragdoll stretches the calves and hamstrings and releases the lower back.Ragdoll stretches the calves and hamstrings and releases the lower back.
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Ragdoll

Ragdoll releases tension at the lower back and stretches the calves and hamstrings. You can bend your knees as much as you need to.

Rabbit pose is the deepest forward bend in yoga.Rabbit pose is the deepest forward bend in yoga.
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Rabbit

Rabbit is an advanced pose that puts your spine into deep flexion. Please be careful with this pose—especially if you suffer from lower back pain.

Revolved Downward Dog rotates the spine and stretches the calves and hamstrings.Revolved Downward Dog rotates the spine and stretches the calves and hamstrings.
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Revolved Downward Dog

Revolved Downward Dog is a twisting pose that stretches the calves and hamstrings, improves spinal mobility and strengthens the shoulders.