Chest Opening Yoga Poses

In this series of yoga postures, we will learn some of Meddy's favorite Chest Opening Yoga Poses. These poses are wonderful for core strength and stability. Let's keep our heart shining forward and strong with these mindful yoga postures..

Chest Opening Yoga Poses

Camel Pose

Camel Pose is a great backbend that opens the whole chest up. The Sanskrit name for Camel Pose is Ustrasana (ooh-STRAHS-uh-nuh) - This pose is part of many Power Yoga flows and is part of the Bikram sequence as well. There are multiple layers to this posture. In it's full variation, Camel Pose is a deep quad and knee stretch. This pose is really perfect for spinal and abdominal flexibility.

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Cobra Pose

Cobra Pose is a backbend and a chest opener that improves the flexibility of your spine. As you learn Chaturanga and Upward Facing Dog, you will in a way be practicing Cobra Pose as you flow through the postures.

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Upward Facing Dog

Upward Facing Dog is a great chest opener and back stretch. A lot of times it is just called "up dog" for short. This posture is important because it connects to Downward Facing Dog and many other flows or Vinyasa.
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Learn How to do Wheel Pose with Meddy Teddy

Wheel Pose

Wheel Pose can also be known as Upward Bow Pose because the yogi looks like a bow and arrow. This is an intermediate yoga posture that opens up your chest, abdomen and is a super stretch for your back. .