When I first started Ashtanga Yoga , I was more naturally flexible than strong. That does not mean that it was easy for me to do deep backbends. I remember learning how to stand up and drop back from Urdhva Dhanurasana.
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The Emotional Journey of Backbending. | elephant journal
The Emotions of Backbends
Backbends can cause a variety of responses - tightness in the chest, crying or feeling blue - a whole range of different effects can be evoked in different people. This article by yogasuzi, from yoga like salt, looks at some of those issues and feels that Backbends are physically and emotionally complex