Manic: With the holiday weekend two weeks ago and the big 9/11 anniversary this past weekend, my fitness plans went out the window!
Managed: Yipee! Our yoga expert, Roman is back with another yoga pose and he has yet another partner pose for us!
Pose: Partner Supta Baddha Konasana
*Stretches lower back
*Stretches and opens the chest and lungs
1. Sit back to back with your partner. Touch the entire length of spine from tailbone to the back of the skull.
2. Hold this position for three breaths. On inhale both people lift arms up and over head and on exhale both lean to their right allowing right arm to come to floor for support, as both continue to lay back on each others thigh keeping connected at the waist.
3. Hold for three breaths. To come out of pose, reach up and join left hands and pull each other up.
4. Realign spines and repeat on opposite side.
Contraindications and Cautions:
Has anyone tried Roman’s or other yoga partner poses? Tell us in the comments section and stay fit and positive everyone.
About Roman Acevedo, Yoga Instructor
Roman began practicing yoga in 2000 to complement his rigorous workout and hectic work schedule. Leading to increased strength, concentration and flexibility, he found yoga far more beneficial in restoring peace in any stressful environment. Studying under Andrew Eppler and local instructors Dave Oliver, Cheryl Oliver and John Salisbury, Roman is currently working towards the 500 hour advanced Yoga Instructor training.
Read more about Roman on our team bio page.