The Dancer pose assists balance, engages back extension and helps to lengthen the quads and hip flexors.
The Dancer is a pose that will be familiar to yoga practitioners as Natarajasana- “Lord of the Dance”.
The Dancer is a BEND pattern– it activates the superficial back line and works in the opposite direction to the stretches in the Bear program.
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