Tag Archive: low back

Five Ways To Deepen Forward Folds In Yoga

Why do we want to Forward Fold? Well for one, tight legs can create problems for the low back. But also, Forward Bends encourage us to turn our awareness inwards, something that goes a long… Continue reading

Three Tips For A Better Pigeon Pose

Pigeon pose seems to be the quintessential yoga hip opener. While it may be tempting to just flop into the pose and hang out there yin style, a much more profound experience can… Continue reading

Three Yoga Poses To Ease Menstrual Cramps

As women, menstrual cramps are one of those have-to-learn-to-live-with-it aspects of life. Some of us have cramps so bad we can’t get out of bed while others hardly have them at all. Either… Continue reading

Post-Run Yoga Sequence

I’m no ultra runner, nor have I ever trained for a marathon, but I love the great, sweaty, endorphin high I get from a run. My runs aren’t often more than a half an… Continue reading

Need to Recover? Try This

If you were up late celebrating last night or have been standing on your feet all day. If you feel run down, like you might be getting sick, or need to recover from… Continue reading

Gentle Yoga for Your Low Back (VIDEO)

This gentle yoga sequence touches on all the points that lead to a healthy low back: abdominal strength, stretching the hamstrings, a gentle back bend and even the alignment of your spine when… Continue reading

6 Ways to Sit Less & Move More

Sitting is the new smoking. It’s something we may have thought wasn’t such a big deal, until we saw the repercussions. And it’s killing us. Chronic low back and neck strain and higher-than-ever… Continue reading

The Safe Way to Forward Fold in Yoga

Tight hamstrings and too much sitting are major contributors to low back pain and increased risk of injury. This tightness and immobility pulls on the lumbar region and eliminates the natural curve of the low… Continue reading