Spinal Movement Sequence (Part 21): Creating Uddiyana Bandha (Mueller Manouvre) with Mula Bandha (including external obliques) on Exhalation Retention

Simon Borg-Olivier demonstrating ha mula bandha with tha uddiyana bandha

Simon Borg-Olivier demonstrating ha mula bandha with tha uddiyana bandha

This video is Part 21 of a YogaSynergy Spinal Movements Sequence taught by physiotherapist and Director of Yoga Synergy, Simon Borg-Olivier, which he teaches in person in courses throughout the world as well as Online in courses at RMIT University and Online in courses at YogaSynergy called Yoga Fundamentals and Applied Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga.

In this part, Simon Borg-Olivier demonstrates tha-uddiyana bandha (an expansive co-activation of opposing muscles around the chest, which is like a Mueller Manouvre where you make a false attempt at inhalation) with ha-mula bandha (a compressive co-activation of opposing muscles around the waist, which is like a Valsalva Manouvre where you make a false attempt at exhalation that isolate the external abdominal oblique muscles) on Exhalation Retention.

You can see a demonstration of the the entire sequence by clicking here

You can see Part 20 of the instructional videos of the sequence by clicking here

If you want to learn more from YogaSynergy and its Directors Simon Borg-Olivier MScBAppSc(Physiotherapy) and Bianca Machliss BScBAppSc(Physiotherapy) you can enrol in one of the comprehensive and award winning Online courses at YogaSynergy called Yoga Fundamentals (a very practical course for anyone with an interest in yoga, exercise or health) and Applied Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga (a more technical course for teachers, therapists and experienced students). You can also do the more advanced version of these courses online at RMIT University as part of a Masters of Wellness Degree or as part of most bachelor degrees from participating Universities throughout the world.

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