Yoga Backbends Tips, Benefits & Poses

2Physical Benefits of Yoga Backbends

Yoga backends may provide many benefits for physical health. Firstly, they help minimize the negative effects of daily tasks that involve bending forward or affecting the alignment and posture. Gravitational forces, sedentary positions, and movements would lead to body pain and misalignments. Backbend poses would help bring back the balance in the body. In addition, they may improve the strength of the hips, chest, shoulders, and back, as well as improve mobility, increase flexibility, lengthen the spin. All of these effects help correct the posture and alleviate pain, tightness, and tension. [2]

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