Yoga Journal

BACK IN ACTION

purpose

The idea behind this sequence is to create evenness throughout the spine. As you practice, imagine that it’s a wheel. Think of your thighbones moving back toward the hamstrings, and tucking the tailbone slightly. The following poses allow you to play with these movements to find flexibility, power, and extension.

preparation

Rodney Yee recommends doing whatever is necessary for you to feel mentally and physically settled before the sequence. If you’re agitated or full of energy, start with Adho Mukha Vrksasana

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