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what should be avoided?

Angela

The original article is in the August 2006 issue of YJ. The sequence is: 1) Supta Padangusthasana variation I; lie on back beneath doorway or next to column. Raise right leg and rest it against door frame or column for support. Left leg is outstretched. Hold 30 seconds each side; 2) supta padangusthasana variation II; lower right leg out to the side and support outside of the foot on a chair. Hold 30 seconds each side; 3) utthita trikonasana with back foot against the wall and bottom hand on a block. Hold 30 seconds & repeat 2-3 times each side; 4) ardha uttanasana resting your torso on a table or countertop, hip points level with edge, turn toes in and heels out, hold as long as comfortable; 5) utthita parsvakonasana with back foot against the wall and bottom hand on a block. Hold 30 seconds & repeat twice each side, then repeat pose 4; 6) bharadvajasana I (add after 2-3 weeks if previous poses bring relief) Sit sideways in a chair with buttocks lined up with right edge of chair and left side perpendicular to chair back. Twist to left and grasp sides of chair back with hands. Wedge a bloster or rolled-up blanket between your waist and the chair back. The bolster forces you to twist upward instead of downward; emphasis should be on lifting, not twisting. Hold 30 seconds; repeat 2-4 times each direction.
Hope you all find relief!

Angela

The original article is in the August 2006 issue of YJ. The sequence is: 1) Supta Padangusthasana variation I; lie on back beneath doorway or next to column. Raise right leg and rest it against door frame or column for support. Left leg is outstretched. Hold 30 seconds each side; 2) supta padangusthasana variation II; lower right leg out to the side and support outside of the foot on a chair. Hold 30 seconds each side; 3) utthita trikonasana with back foot against the wall and bottom hand on a block. Hold 30 seconds & repeat 2-3 times each side; 4) ardha uttanasana resting your torso on a table or countertop, hip points level with edge, turn toes in and heels out, hold as long as comfortable; 5) utthita parsvakonasana with back foot against the wall and bottom hand on a block. Hold 30 seconds & repeat twice each side, then repeat pose 4; 6) bharadvajasana I (add after 2-3 weeks if previous poses bring relief) Sit sideways in a chair with buttocks lined up with right edge of chair and left side perpendicular to chair back. Twist to left and grasp sides of chair back with hands. Wedge a bloster or rolled-up blanket between your waist and the chair back. The bolster forces you to twist upward instead of downward; emphasis should be on lifting, not twisting. Hold 30 seconds; repeat 2-4 times each direction.
Hope you all find relief!

Liz

Ditto for the poses. Also, the article says, "Delury believes that the sequence on pages 91 and 93 is ideal for most people because it focuses on beginner-level poses." What book is this from? Please advice, I would love to buy the book!

Ivan Breder, Montreal

What a pitty that we cannot have that Delury's yoga sequence. Four pages of text and no revelation of the sequence.

Cindy G

I would love to know the sequence to help relieve my sciatica problems.

Frances

I have had this pain many times. At one point I couldn't stand up straight and walk. The only thing that eased the pain was to walk bent over.
I have learned just what moves I can make without bringing on sciatica pain. That is the only method I know of and I still work in my garden.

Sharada

Please Please could you give me the poses. Would be very grateful to you as so only I know what it means to suffer from it. Namaste

Dhanya

I REALLY APPRECIATTE IF YOU GIVE US THE SEQUENCE THAT HELP PEOPLE WITH THAT PAIN. I LOVE TO SEE YOU AND THANK YOU VERY MUCHO TO SHARE YOUR KNOWLEGE
GOD BLISS YOU

kellyo

i too was really looking forward to seeing the poses.

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