Backbending postures are pretty common in yoga, but how often do we explore how to do these postures safely? Today we will bring extra attention to how or lower back/lumbar area behaves in these types of poses.

The main theme as we move through each backbend pose today will be all about creating space in your lower back. Creating space (traction) in your spine is vital to ensure you don’t tax this area too much. Take special note of Camel Pose today because that’s where you’ll really be able to feel it.