Bird Dog strengthens and stabilises the core—the abs, hips and lower back and is one of the most effective poses for alleviating lower back pain.
Tag - Hip Flexors
Boat pose is a tricky core stabiliser that strengthens the abs, obliques, lower back, hip flexors, adductors, upper back and neck.
Bridge improves spinal mobility, opens up the chest and hip flexors, strengthens the posterior chain and alleviates knee and back pain.
Camel is an advanced backbend that improves spine and shoulder mobility, stretches the hip flexors, abs and chest and activates the glutes.
Chair pose strengthens the feet, ankles, knees, thighs, glutes, back and shoulders and can help to alleviate knee pain.
Cobra pose is a key backbend that increases spinal mobility, opens up the chest, stretches the abs and improves posture.
Dancer is an advanced balancing, hip opener that stretches the quads, hip flexors, abs, chest and shoulders and improves stability in the hips.
Fish pose opens up the chest, improves t-spine mobility, strengthens the abs and relieves pain in between the shoulder blades.
Flying Locust is an advanced pose that improves spinal mobility and stretches the abs, hip flexors and quads. It's awkward, so take it easy.
Half-Reclining Hero pose is a quad stretch that stretches the feet, ankles, knees and hip flexors and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
Half-Twisted Lizard stretches the quads, hip flexors, glutes, groin and chest, improves spinal mobility and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
High Lunge stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings and hip flexors, strengthens the hips and can help to alleviate knee and lower back pain.
Lizard pose is a key hip opener that stretches the hip flexors, hamstrings, glutes and groin and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
Low Lunge is crucial for athletes, to stretch the hip flexors and act as a postural counterpose. Practice this pose after every workout.
One-Handed Tiger challenges your balance, stretches the quads, hip flexors and shoulders and improves spinal mobility.
Revolved Side Angle is an advanced twisting hip opener that improves spinal mobility and stretches the ankles, calves and hamstrings.
Runners Lunge strengthens the knees, quads, glutes and hips and stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings, hip flexors and groin.
Upward Facing Dog is an intense backbend, similar to Cobra pose, that is practiced mostly as part of Sun Salutation A and B.
Wheel is an advanced backbend that stretches the front of the body and strengthens the posterior chain. Please be careful in this pose.
Wild Thing is an advanced backbend that improves spine and shoulder mobility, challenges your balance and strengthens the wrists and shoulders.