Poses for the Upper Back

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    Work It: Eagle Arms

    Eagle Arms improves upper-back posture and dissolves tension at the base of your neck and shoulders.

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    Get Back on Track

    Free yourself from ordinary back pain by doing these five simple poses each day.

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    How to Loosen Up Tight Lats

    Liberate your upper body for better backbending by focusing on your latissimus dorsi muscles.

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    Upside-Down Prep: Dolphin Pose

    Prepare for inversions by strengthening your arms and core in Dolphin Pose.

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    Get Down With Up Dog

    Use your breath to open your chest and backbend mindfully into Upward-Facing Dog Pose.

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    Standing Half Forward Bend

    Find length in front body before forward folding in Ardha Uttanasana.

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    Want Cut Arms? Try Pendant Pose

    Most yoga poses fall into the harder-than-it-looks category. Lolasana? Well, give it a try. You may be pleasantly surprised.

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    Stop Slouching! Improve Posture with Bow Pose

    Bow Pose works against hunched shoulders by opening them from the front and strengthening them from the back.

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    Easy Pose

    Don’t let the name fool you. If you’re used to sitting in chairs, Easy Pose or Sukhasana can be quite challenging.

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    Staff Pose

    It might look straightforward, but there’s more to Staff Pose than meets the eye.

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    Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II

    Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II tones the belly and spine, strengthens the arms and wrists, and gives your self-confidence a big boost.

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    Side Crane (Crow) Pose

    The key to Parsva Bakasana is twisting enough to place the outer edge of one upper arm far around the outside of the opposite thigh.

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    Upward Facing Two-Foot Staff Pose

    Can you practice Wheel with straight arms and Headstand without strain? Then, you’re ready.

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    Upward Plank Pose

    Purvottanasana counteracts the effects of Chaturanga by stretching the pectoralis major, pectoralis minor, and anterior deltoids.

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    Extended Hand-To-Big-Toe Pose

    In Extended Hand-to-big-toe Pose, maintaining solid grounding through the standing foot helps keep you steady.