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Free Yoga Video – Prasarita Padottanasana

Lucas Rockwood, founder of YOGABODY Naturals, demonstrates Ashtanga Yoga-style Prasarita Padottanasana A, B, C, & D for flexibility of the hamstrings and back of the body. These series of Yoga Poses (asanas) are particularly helpful for spinal heath, circulation, and stamina.

For detailed instructions on this yoga pose and many more, visit: http://www.yogabodynaturals.com/articles

YOGA STRETCHING EXERCISES EXPLAINED…
Stretching exercises for flexibility can be divided into three types: static, dynamic, and passive. The exercises shown would fall under static poses since the yoga postures are held still for an extended period of time. Static yoga poses are particularly good for building strength, balance, and stamina.

MORE BLOOD = IMPROVED STRETCHING FLEXIBILITY
With stretching flexibility exercises, the more blood you draw into the muscles, the more flexible they become. Blood is the fluid of life, lubrication, and nutrition for our connective tissues; so for yoga poses, it’s amazing!

MYOTATIC REFLEX & STRETCHING EXERCISES
When a muscle lengthens beyond a particular end, the myotatic reflex will attempt to shorten it through contraction (you feel stiffness and a sharp pain). The myotatic reflex, at times, can limit your progress in yoga poses—though usually it helps to keep you safe in yoga postures.

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  1. Ahnna Becker wrote
    at 7:36 am - 10th August 2010 Permalink

    Thanks for the pieces of info. Its worth the read. I have been researching on how to improve my flexibility and I’m glad I have found your site. It was like I’m in a yoga class while reading all the informations you have posted. Thanks again!

  2. Yvana wrote
    at 3:45 am - 14th August 2010 Permalink

    I’m new in your site and your yoga tutorials and tips are so great and helpful. I’m still thinking of going to yoga classes. I just started to live healthy for 6 months now and many told me I should do the yoga. Thanks for the infos!I’ll search some good yoga teacher here.