Raised Arms Backbend Pose B

Common Title Raised Arms Backbend Pose B
English Title Raised Arms Backbend Pose B
Sanskrit Title Hasta Uttanasana B
All Titles Raised Arms Backbend Pose B, Hasta Uttanasana B,
Pose Level Advanced
Pose Position Standing
Pose Type Back-Bend, Stretch
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Chakras

Raised Arms Backbend Pose B helps open, activate, and balance the following chakra(s):
  • Third Eye Chakra (Ajna Chakra)
  • Throat Chakra (Vishuddha Chakra)
  • Heart Chakra (Anahata Chakra)

Anatomy

Raised Arms Backbend Pose B benefits the following muscles and hence can be included in yoga sequences with the corresponding muscle(s) focus:
  • Upper Back
  • Core (Abs)
  • Chest
  • Psoas

Raised Arms Backbend Pose B yoga sequences

Raised Arms Backbend Pose B is commonly found in the following types of yoga sequences:
  • Upper back focused sequences
  • Core yoga sequences
  • Heart opening yoga sequences
  • Yoga sequences for psoas

How to do Raised Arms Backbend Pose B

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  1. Inhale sweep the arms up & back into a gentle back-bend. Allow the hips to come a little forward.
  2. Inhale sweep the arms all the way up & back into a standing back-bend
  3. Notice any straining
    ease out a bit.

    This straining gives you an idea of how it might feel to "want to get into a certain position" the achievement of this "ideal position" is desire. The buddha referred to this "wanting or desire" as craving.
  4. (gentle backbend with arms extended)
  5. Sweep the arms up & back into a gentle backbend. Allow the hips to come a little forward.
  6. Sweep the arms up & back on the inhale, allowing hips to push slightly forward.
    Only lean back as far as comfortable - doesn't need to be as far as the picture!
  7. Sweep the arms all the way up & back into a standing backbend
  8. Bikram 1/2 moon right left back forward
  9. Take a baby backbend. Be sure to keep reaching longer out of the spine, engage the quads, and glutes to protect your low back.

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Raised Arms Backbend Pose B Benefits

Raised Arms Backbend Pose B is a advanced level yoga pose that is performed in standing position. Raised Arms Backbend Pose B additionally involves back-bend, Stretch. Need Raised Arms Backbend Pose B benefits? Please sign-up to request benefits of Raised Arms Backbend Pose B and we will notify you as soon as your request has been completed.

Raised Arms Backbend Pose B Contraindications

Raised Arms Backbend Pose B is a advanced level yoga pose that is performed in standing position. Raised Arms Backbend Pose B additionally involves back-bend, Stretch. Need Raised Arms Backbend Pose B contraindications? Please sign-up to request contraindications of Raised Arms Backbend Pose B and we will notify you as soon as your request has been completed.

Raised Arms Backbend Pose B Variations

Raised Arms Backbend Pose B Variations: Below are some common variations of the yoga pose Raised Arms Backbend Pose B with base pose as Standing Backbend Pose (Anuvittasana).

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Raised Arms Backbend Pose B Titles in English and Sanskrit

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  • Raised Arms Backbend Pose B
  • Hasta Uttanasana B

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