How to do Spinal Flexes
Pre-Dive Preparation • 4m 28s
ABOUT SPINAL FLEX: Spinal Flex exercises help us to systematically warm-up and wake up the spine. Our spine performs so many amazing functions for us throughout our daily lives that it deserves and needs to be looked after and given a bit of love. This is the perfect way.
Along with the other warm-ups, these exercises loosen up the connective tissues to release tension and pain along your spine, open up the lower back which suffers compression and stiffness through our increasingly sedentary lives, encourage the cerebro-spinal fluid, which nourishes your brain and spinal cord (your central nervous system) to flow with ease, and open up the energetic pathway for the life force energy (your kundalini) to move. They also make you feel amazing!
All of that combined with the fact that in order to get great monofin technique your spine needs to be both flexible and strong means you'll be doing this exercise as part of your daily freedive training from this day on...
DISCLAIMER: Yoga for Freediving courses and videos are not a freediving certification; they do not certify you to freedive in any way. If you are not certified to freedive, you must take basic training with a certified instructor before practicing any freediving exercises in the water.
Neither Sara Campbell nor Discover Your Depths takes responsibility, nor will be held liable for, any accidents or injuries sustained through freediving or any of the exercises taught in these courses.
If in any doubt, please seek medical permission before commencing any yoga or freediving training. And as with all physical exercise, please ensure that at all times you listen to your body, train conservatively and NEVER DIVE ALONE.
Have fun, and keep your training safe, conservative and enjoyable.
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