Child's pose is the ultimate restorative pose. It relaxes the front of the body and passively stretches the lower and upper back.
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.
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 stretches the glutes, groin and hamstrings, relaxes the body, calms the mind, and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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 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 is a key restorative counterpose for mountain bikers that targets the thoracic and releases tension at the lower back.
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 is a restorative hip opener that focuses on stretching the groin and releasing tension at the lower back.
Reclining Sidebend is a restorative pose that stretches the entire length of the side body—especially the obliques and shoulders.
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.