Including a regular Yoga practice into your weekly training routine will help you to ameliorate the risk of developing a sport-related injury. Incorporating back bending poses into your Yoga practice will help to elongate your spine, increase your overall energy and release tension in the throat, neck and shoulders. There are an assortment of back bending asanas that are accessible to most Yoga practitioners. Modified Cobra Pose is a very effective beginning Yoga pose that releases tension throughout the upper back, neck and shoulders.
Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 2017-01-17T19:11:21+00:00 Categories: Yoga for Athletes|Tags: do not force the pose, effective beginning yoga pose, gaze should be resting softly, maintaining the correct alignment, modified cobra pose, outdoor athletic activities, potential for sports-related injuries|3 Comments