Running is great and has numerous benefits for the mind and body, but it also takes its toll, especially on the knees, hips, feet, ankles and the large muscles of the thigh. This yin practice with Bernie Clark is designed to nourish and rebuild these areas, making them stronger, longer and ready for your next run. This sequence is designed and intended for practice after your run.
Contraindications: Students with lower back disorders and/or hip problems should check with their doctors to make sure that they will are able to do flexions, twists and extensions. Students with hip replacements should make sure that they do not adduct the legs or internally rotate the hips (avoid the Twisted Roots pose).
Props: Sitting cushion and bolster