Backbends for Vitality 

July 19, 2013 -- Backbends for Vitality

We practice backbends for many reasons, to keep chest open, give mobility in the ribcage and shoulders, to heal back problems. Probably primary among the reasons for practicing backbends is for vitality.  We don’t realize how much vitality is lost or how much remains latent and ‘undiscovered’ when the ribcage and/or shoulders are restricted.  In this workshop we emphasize proper movements in the arms and legs to loosen restrictions that limit the vitality inherent in an open chest (and…an open heart and mind