Tagged: low back pain

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A HUGE SLICE OF HUMBLE PIE

NICA HECHANOVA DE ERQUIAGA
Perspective of a Yogi
November 19, 2017

When I was new to the yoga practice, I was in it because I was attracted first and foremost to the physical aspect of it. I fell in love with Vinyasa flow and my body appreciated the movement and physical demands. I was (and still am) enamored by the way yogis moved into difficult arm balances, inversions and…


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5 POSES TO STRENGTHEN YOUR LOW BACK

GLADY ROSALES
Asana 101
October 17, 2016

“Heyam duhkam anagatam.” “The pains which are yet to come can be and are to be avoided.” – Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, 2:16 Many yoga practitioners come to the practice to heal existing pains – physical or otherwise. Lower back pain is a common one, whether one has an overly mobile lumbar area or a limited range of…


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MEND THE BEND OF THE LOW BACK

RINA NAKAYAMA
Yoga Therapy
October 17, 2016

If variety is the spice of life, such is Restorative yoga in the plethora of yoga styles and offerings. It is a sweet dreamy practice of chilling out to soothe the senses and learning how to feel good in your body again. Restorative yoga involves long passive stretching where we use slow deep breathing to anchor our bodies…