A Bridge Too Far?

With the use of foam rollers, balls, our own hands and yoga postures, we will lubricate and release the connective tissues so that we can move from gentle backbends to deeper postures with ease and with strength.

We’ll also take a brief look at anatomical differences in a generic group of people so that we can focus on correct alignment and modifications for your body.

The class begins with simple movements and pranayama to mobilise and oxygenate the postural muscles, moving into gentle asana to promote shoulder, heart and hip openings. Supported backbends will progress into stronger poses for those who wish to keep going.

These days, most movement practitioners are pretty clued up on the role of connective tissue (fascia) and how it can restrict movements. It does this to protect and to stabilise us, the downside of this is: