Yoga for Sciatica


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  • Revolved Triangle Pose

    Jason Crandell narrates this video demonstrating the basics of Revolved Triangle Pose (Parivrtta Trikonasana).

  • Extended Triangle Pose

    Jason Crandell narrates this video demonstrating the basics of Extended Triangle Pose.

  • Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend

    Jason Crandell narrates this video demonstrating the basics of Upavista Konasana (Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend).

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    Intro to Anatomy: Piriformis Primer

    The surprising key to soothing sciatica and lower back pain is a muscle you may never have heard of—the piriformis.

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    Low Lunge

    This low lunge variation stretches the thighs and groins and opens the chest.

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    High Lunge, Crescent Variation

    This variation of High Lunge, sometimes called Crescent Pose, is a great preparation for the full version of Virabhadrasana I (Warrior I Pose).

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    High Lunge

    Counteract the effects of Modern-Day Sitting Syndrome by lengthening your hip flexors in High Lunge.

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    Staff Pose

    It might look straightforward, but there’s more to Staff Pose than meets the eye.

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    Fire Log Pose

    The Fire Log Pose stretches the outer hips intensely, particularly the piriformis, which is often the main culprit of sciatic pain.

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    Easy Pose

    Don’t let the name fool you. If you’re used to sitting in chairs, Easy Pose or Sukhasana can be quite challenging.

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    Dolphin Pose

    Dolphin pose strengthens the core, arms, and legs, while also nicely opening the shoulders.

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    Warrior I Pose

    Learn the basics of this foundational yoga pose, Virabhadrasana I.

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    Noose Pose

    In the noose pose, the arms are wrapped around the squatting legs and the hands are clasped behind the back, forming a “noose.”

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    Revolved Side Angle Pose

    This revolved variation of Utthita Parsvakonasana requires a lot of flexibility to twist so deeply and ground the back heel.

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    Monkey Pose

    Take a leap of faith into Hanumanasana or Monkey Pose, named for a figure in Hindu mythology who did just that. And when faith doesn’t get you all the way there, practice will.