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Tag - Shoulders

Bow is an advanced backbend.
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Bow

Bow is an intense backbend that increases spinal mobility and opens up the chest and shoulders. It is an advanced posture so take extra care.

Camel is an advanced yoga backbend.
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Camel

Camel is an advanced backbend that improves spine and shoulder mobility, stretches the hip flexors, abs and chest and activates the glutes.

Cat-Cow mobilises the spine.
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Cat

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

Crow is a challenging arm balance.
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Crow

Crow pose is an advanced arm balance that strengthens the wrists, arms and shoulders and challenges your balance and body control.

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.

Eagle is an advanced balance pose with internal hip rotation.
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Eagle

Eagle is an advanced balancing pose that strengthens the hips and quads and stretches the glutes, IT band, TFL, upper back and shoulders.

Extended Side Angle opens up the hips and stretches the obliques.
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Extended Side Angle

Extended Side Angle strengthens the knees, quads and hips, opens up the hips, stretches the side body and improves lung capacity.

Locust pose activates and strengthens the posterior chain.
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Locust

Locust pose activates and strengthens the posterior chain—to alleviate lower back, knee and pain in between the shoulder blades.

Plank pose strengthens the core and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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Plank

Plank strengthens the abs, obliques, lower back and shoulders and is a key pose for alleviating lower back pain and improving posture.

Puppy pose improves spinal mobility especially in the thoracic.
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Puppy

Puppy pose is a key restorative counterpose for athletes that targets the thoracic spine and releases tension at 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.

Reclining Sidebend is a restorative reclining pose.
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Reclining Sidebend

Reclining Sidebend is a restorative pose that stretches the entire length of the side body—especially the obliques, intercostals and shoulders.

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.

Seated Sidebend can help to alleviate neck pain.
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Seated Sidebend

Seated Sidebend is a beginner pose that opens up the hips, improves spinal mobility and stretches the obliques, lats and shoulders.

Side Plank strengthens the wrists, shoulders and obliques.
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Side Plank

Side Plank strengthens the wrists, shoulders, glutes, abs and obliques and can help to alleviate lower back and shoulder pain.

Silver Surfer opens up the hips and shoulders.
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Silver Surfer

Silver Surfer is a great pose to open up and strengthen the hips, stretch the backs of the legs and open up the chest and shoulders.

Snake is a great chest opener.
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Snake

Snake pose is a great postural counterpose that strengthens the mid back, lower back and glutes and opens up the chest and shoulders.

Standing Sidebend stretches the obliques and shoulders.
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Standing Sidebend

Standing Sidebend is a warm up pose that can increase spinal mobility, stretch the shoulders and alleviate pain in between the shoulder blades.

Thread-The-Needle is a beginner twist.
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Thread-The-Needle

Thread-The-Needle pose is a warm-up twist that increases spinal mobility and can really help to alleviate pain in between the shoulder blades.

Upward Facing Plank is an advanced backbend.
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Upward Facing Dog

Upward Facing Dog is an intense backbend, similar to Cobra pose, that is practiced mostly as part of Sun Salutation A and B.

Upward Facing Plank opens up the chest.
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Upward Facing Plank

Upward Facing Plank is a great postural counterpose that opens up the chest and strengthens the hands, wrists, shoulders and core.

Warrior 3 is an advanced balancing pose.
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Warrior 3

Warrior 3 is a challenging balancing pose that trains proprioception, coordination and focus and builds core and hip stability.

Wheel is an advanced backbend.
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Wheel

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.
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Wild Thing

Wild Thing is an advanced backbend that improves spine and shoulder mobility, challenges your balance and strengthens the wrists and shoulders.