There are several types of forward bend yoga poses that target different areas of the body and offer various benefits. Here are some common types of forward bends:
Remember that forward bends require proper alignment and should be approached with care, especially if you have any pre-existing injuries or conditions. It’s always a good idea to practice under the guidance of a qualified yoga instructor, particularly when attempting more advanced variations.
Stretches hamstrings and lower back.
Relieves tension and stress.
Calms the mind and promotes relaxation.
Stimulates abdominal organs and aids digestion.
Improves flexibility in the spine and hips.
Disc herniation or sciatica.
Recent or chronic back injuries.
Pregnancy (some poses may be modified).
High blood pressure.