Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)
This sequence features the backbend bhujangasana (cobra pose). This backbend is great for lifting energy levels and opening your chest. Unfortunately it is also a pose that can be potentially problematic if you are practicing with lower back problems. For many people the action of forcibly straightening your arms whilst in the pose can make the lumbar spine vulnerable to compression.
How to safely practice bhujangasana
This sequence contains techniques and variations that guide you in ways of safely approaching bhujangasana. It highlights ways of accessing movement in your upper back so that strain is not placed on your lower back. It also demonstrates how supports can be used to modify the pose if necessary. click here to view the video.