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RESTORATIVE

Restorative poses can be practiced for several minutes at a time. They are passive poses designed to increase flexibility and ease aches and pains. Blocks and pillows can be useful to give you additional support.

Child's Pose
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Child

Child's pose is the ultimate restorative pose. It relaxes the front of the body and passively stretches the lower and upper back.

Corpse Pose
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Corpse

Corpse or Final Resting pose usually comes at the end of a session. It is designed to allow your body to rest so that the benefits can integrate.

Happy Baby
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Happy Baby

Happy Baby stretches the glutes, groin and hamstrings, relaxes the body, calms the mind, and can help to alleviate lower back pain.

Knees To Chest
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Knees-To-Chest

Knees-To-Chest is essentially Child's pose on your back. It's great for releasing tension at the lower back and neutralising the spine.

Pigeon Pose
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Pigeon

Pigeon pose is a key hip opener for mountain bikers that stretches the hip flexors, TFL and glutes, and can help to alleviate lower back pain.

Puppy Pose
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Puppy

Puppy pose is a key restorative counterpose for mountain bikers that targets the thoracic and releases tension at the lower back.

Ragdoll
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Ragdoll

Ragdoll is a key pose for mountain bikers to release tension at the lower back and stretch the calves and hamstrings. Bend your knees as much as you...

Reclining Butterfly
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Reclining Butterfly

Reclining Butterfly is a restorative hip opener that focuses on stretching the groin and releasing tension at the lower back.

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Reclining Sidebend

Reclining Sidebend is a restorative pose that stretches the entire length of the side body—especially the obliques and shoulders.

Reclining Spinal Twist
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Reclining Spinal Twist

Reclining Spinal Twist is a key pose for mountain bikers that can help to alleviate lower back, neck and pain in between the shoulder blades.