Backbend Yoga Poses
Backbend Yoga Poses open the heart chakra and incorporate yoga poses that build stamina. They are one of the main types of yoga poses. Yoga backbends stretch the hip flexors and open the shoulders, core, and chest. These kinds of poses need to be balanced by following it with a forward bending yoga pose.
The benefits of backbend yoga poses include lowering stress and anxiety, increasing spine flexibility, increasing oxygen levels, and relieving back pain. They also increase circulation, are mood boosters, and improve breathing. Backbend Yoga Poses include the Bow Pose, Bridge Pose, Camel Pose, Cobra Pose, and Cow Pose.