Add Child’s Pose to your golf-specific stretching program to assist in lengthening the muscles and relieving lower back tightness.
Also, breathe deeply while sustaining this posture. It quiets and calms the stormy nature of the mind…Which, by definition, is Yoga.*
*Yogas chitta vritti nirodha. (Sanskrit. Patāñjali’s Yoga Sūtra, I:2)
*Avoid or modify if there is an injury.
Dodie Mazzuca is the author of “Golf Sūtras,” “Daily Golf Tap-Ins,” and founder of Golf PROformance. She teaches golf lessons, golf schools, and performance coaching for competitive players in Santa Cruz, CA and Reno, N