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Improve Back Flexibility with One-Leg Bow Pose

Shoulder Opener and Quad Stretch

We all experience back stiffness from time to time, and we look for ways to feel better. The best way is to prevent it? Keeping your back and body limber and flexible only takes a few minutes a day.

One-Leg Bow Pose increases the range of motion in your spine while providing a deep stretch in the shoulders and fronts of the legs. You'll also improve your balance. This pose may seem difficult at first. If you're not able to grasp your ankle, that's okay. Just keep lifting your foot and hand in the air or use a yoga strap or scarf to loop around the foot. Don't overdo at first. If you haven't been doing backbends it may take time time to develop flexibility. Breathe deeply throughout the move, and keep at it!

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