Definition of backbend
1 : a movement (as in gymnastics) in which from a standing position with the knees straight the body is arched backward until the hands touch the floor over the head
2 : a posture or pose (as in yoga) that extends the front of the body and bends the spine backwards … this action supports your lower back and generates a strong lift of the belly out of the pelvis to help release the spine into a deep backbend.— Barbara Benagh
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