Work into Bow Pose, an advanced backbend with these tips from Anusara Yoga certified instructor Sarah Faircloth.
Warm and lengthen your thigh muscles in this yoga video from Core Fusion's Elisabeth Halfpapp and Fred DeVito.
Sigrid Matthews deconstructs Bird of Paradise Pose and shows you how to use a wall to open your hips and hamstrings, and achieve this challenging standing pose.
Sigrid Matthews demonstrates two quick ab exercises that build a stronger core and better support in backbends. Have a block available.