Sphinx pose also called Salamba Bhujangasana is a gentle back bend.
This pose helps strengthen the spine, stimulates and lengthening the abdominal muscles. Sphinx pose is excellent for warming the spine in preparation for more active back bends.
Sphinx pose can be a great way to counteract a long day of sitting at your desk or driving. It stretches out your spine, stimulates your digestion, and rejuvenates your whole body. Lifting your heart energizes your mind and spirit bringing us into a calmer state. This pose is also beneficial to counteract mild depression and fatigue.
Looking after your spine is key for a youthful body. See you on the mat!