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Blame our lifestyles for our constant backache issues! We have become so used to neglecting it thinking it will go away on its own, but beware because that can increase the risk of serious injuries or complications. As you age, or when you go through your menstrual cycle, backache is common, but there are many other factors which lead to backache, and finding a solution is important.
If your work from home routine has given you a sore spine, read on. Cat cow child pose flow yoga is all you need! Basically, it is a combination of two yoga poses; child’s pose and cat-cow pose, both of which are effective ways to reduce backache.
Child’s pose: It may look like you’re resting, but the child’s pose is an active stretch that helps elongate the back. This pose stretches and relaxes your spine, glutes, and hamstrings, helping to relieve the tension in your back and neck.
Cat cow pose: This pose is a gentle backbend stretch. When you perform cat-cow stretch, it targets the spine and abdominal and involves moving the spine from a rounded position (flexion) to an arched position (extension).
Let’s start with the child’s pose aka balasana:
From here, to move into child’s pose once again, when you exhale, just sit back on your heels and relax
The flow between the cat-cow pose to the child’s pose activates and revitalizes back muscles by increasing the blood flow and releasing the tension around your neck and upper back area.
It stimulates your abdominal organs like adrenal glands and kidneys because they get massaged while doing this yoga pose, helping reduce your backache.
This yoga flow relieves backache and makes the spine more flexible. This movement involves curving, rounding, and lengthening the spine, and stretching back, which means a perfect flow to boost flexibility.
Practicing this pose regularly can help relieve you from pain and soreness around your back and improves the flexibility of your back muscles.
This is a great yoga flow to relieve menstrual pains especially if your back hurts a lot. The movement between these two poses allows your muscles to stretch, while also helping you relax.
Cat-cow child stretch helps to release the tension of the upper back and neck by stretching lower and upper back muscles along with the spine.
By strengthening the back, spine, or core this flow is great for improving balance. With its great benefit of relaxing the body, calming the thoughts, and stimulating a gentle flow in the back, this pose is good for posture and balance as well.
This flow is deeply relaxing, so there is no doubt that your back pain will go away in no time!