Backbends For Beginners 20-Minute Yoga Flow (Free Class)

Backbends are nourishing for the spine and create space in the front part of the body. Backbends have a wide variety of benefits. They stretch and create space in the front body, they are energizing and help relieve stress and anxiety, and backbends also open your heart and help us find fresh perspective.

Certain backbends can even help reduce back pain, neck pain and tension. There are so many amazing reasons to practice backbends. Yet it’s also important to practice backbends safely, focusing on proper form and building your backbend practice gradually.

This Backbends for Beginners video is an excellent starting point for anyone new to backbends. This practice is also great for anyone looking for a refresher on proper form and technique to access backbends safely.

Whether you’re a yoga teacher looking for inspiration on cuing and alignment tips, a beginner just getting started, or any level yogi wanting a quick and beneficial backbend practice, this free yoga class is for you!
Join beloved national yoga teacher and Apres Yoga founder Denelle Jarro Numis as she guides you through a juicy 20-minute yoga practice geared towards beginners with a focus on backbends.

Yoga Poses We’ll Practice In This Backbends for Beginners Video:

  • Child’s Pose
  • Table Top
  • Cat/Cow Pose
  • Modified Side Plank
  • Thread the Needle
  • Downward Facing Dog
  • Low Lunge Flow
  • Half Split
  • Chest Expansion
  • Locust Pose
  • Camel Pose


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We hope you enjoyed this sweet and inviting Backbends for Beginners Video – thank you for practicing with us today!

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