How to warm up and stretch the piriformis – It’s Yoga

Bounce the piriformis to create circulation and then stretch - how? - With Yoga

How to warm up and stretch the piriformis – It’s Yoga

Here’s a little yoga nugget from our Gentle Yoga for Low Back Care class. Sequence to warm up and create circulation in the piriformis muscle, then to S-T-R-E-T-C-H (stretch) that muscle out!

Some primary goals in doing yoga is to:

  • Reduce pain and inflammation
  • Increase circulation
  • Increase range of motion
  • Release chronic contraction
  • Increase strength of muscles around joints
  • Identify dysfunctional movement patterns and create functional movement patterns.

Enjoy this little sequence!

clinced Pigeon Pose - Warm up, Circulate, and Stretch the piriformis muscle. - It's Yoga!
clinced Pigeon Pose – Warm up, Circulate, and Stretch the piriformis muscle. – It’s Yoga!

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Gail Pickens-Barger, over 20 years teaching experience. Call 409-727-3177. More articles for you to read!

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Beginner Beginning Yoga in Nederland Texas. Private Yoga Lessons available. YogaKiddos & Mindful Exercise by International & Experienced Yoga Teacher Gail Pickens-Barger. https://yogawithgaileee.com

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