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Back to Backbends – Week 2 {Yoga Challenge}

This week I was finally able to pretend to be a ‘beach yoga girl’ and practice on the beach…and it is so different! The two poses here weren’t that difficult but I tried a few arm balances and they were super awkward (and a lot of fun).

Parivrtta Surya Yantrasana, Compass Pose
Day 8: Parivrtta Surya Yantrasana, Compass Pose
Supta Virasana, Reclining Hero Pose
Day 9: Supta Virasana, Reclining Hero Pose
Ustrasana, Camel Pose
Day 10: Ustrasana, Camel Pose
Ustrasana, Camel Pose
Day 10: Ustrasana, Camel Pose
Purvattanasana, Reverse Plank
Day 11: Purvattanasana, Reverse Plank
Parighasana, Gate Pose
Day 12: Parighasana, Gate Pose
Urdhva Mukha Svanasana, Upward Facing Dog
Day 13: Urdhva Mukha Svanasana, Upward Facing Dog
Dhanurasana, Bow Pose
Day 14: Dhanurasana, Bow Pose

Leave me a comment on Instagram if you’re doing the challenge too!

Related Links:

Back to Backbends – Week 1

July Yoga Challenge – Back to Backbends

June Yoga Challege – Yoga Gives Back

May Yoga Challenge – May I Begin Yoga 2015

April Yoga Challenge – Detox Yo Body

 

Back to Backbends – Week 1 {Yoga Challenge}

Day 1: Virabhadrasana I, Warrior I
Day 1: Virabhadrasana I, Warrior I
Day 2: Virabhadrasana B, Warrior II
Day 2: Virabhadrasana B, Warrior II
Day 3: Parsvakonasana A, Extended Side Angle Pose
Day 3: Parsvakonasana A, Extended Side Angle Pose
Day 4: Parsvakonasana B, Revolved Side Angle
Day 4: Parsvakonasana B, Revolved Side Angle
Day 5: Parsvottanasana, Pyramid Pose
Day 5: Parsvottanasana, Pyramid Pose
Day 6: Prasarita Padottanasana C, Wide Legged Forward Bend
Day 6: Prasarita Padottanasana C, Wide Legged Forward Bend
Day 7: Samakonasana, Straddle
Day 7: Samakonasana, Straddle

Leave me a comment on Instagram if you’re doing the challenge too!

Related Links:

July Yoga Challenge – Back to Backbends

June Yoga Challege – Yoga Gives Back

May Yoga Challenge – May I Begin Yoga 2015

April Yoga Challenge – Detox Yo Body

March Yoga Challenge – Journey to Handstand

Back to Backbends ‬Challenge {Yoga Challenge}

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July’s yoga challenge is called ‎Back to Backbends‬. It’s a focused challenge that centers around becoming stronger and more flexible in your backbends. It’s hosted by @beachyogagirl and @kinoyoga, and sponsored by @aloyoga

There will be prizes given away at the end of the month for those who participate daily and tag #BacktoBackbends, @beachyogagirl, @kinoyoga, and @aloyoga

I love doing these challenges every month because they’ve forced me to find the time to practice every single day, and the challenges that focus on one specific thing (like backbends, splits, arm balances, etc) always give me huge amounts of progress. It’s fun to interact with the yoga community on Instagram (plus you can win some neat yoga gear), but even if you’re just looking for a monthly guided practice, make sure to follow Kino and Kerri because they give awesome tips and tricks for each pose.

Leave me a comment on Instagram if you’re doing the challenge too!

Related Links:

June Yoga Challege – Yoga Gives Back

May Yoga Challenge – May I Begin Yoga 2015

April Yoga Challenge – Detox Yo Body

March Yoga Challenge – Journey to Handstand

February Yoga Challenge – Let’s Get Flexy in 2015