Fabulous Forward Folds

Occasionally I like to plan yoga classes around a particular family of asanas in order to spend more time exploring the benefits of a particular posture. Whilst I use forward folds in most of my yoga sequences, as the nights grow cooler and darker, I enjoy practicing and teaching forward folds and here are a few of the reasons why: 1. Forward folds allow us to explore length along the entire back of the body, from the heels to the crown of the head or fingertips. This helps with developing strength and flexibility in the spine and can reduce tension in the back, neck and shoulders. 2. Almost certainly related to the release of tension described in the point above, forward folds can soothe

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