The backward bending Asanas are stimulating and extroverting, because they expand the chest and encourage inhalation, they are associated with the attitude of embracing life. They are dynamic postures which require strength and energy to perform. The backward bending Asanas stretch the abdominal muscles and tone and strengthen the muscles controlling the spine, helping prevent slipped disc and other back conditions. Today in 'Yoga and You' we will see 3 simple backbend yoga poses.
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