Is your back aching? There’s a yoga pose for that. Stretch it with Garland Pose, strengthen it with Upward Bow, relieve lower back pain with Bharadvaja’s Twist, and soothe your spine with Cat-Cow.
Although standing orients your spine into proper posture, standing for too long can cause back pain. Incorporating a yoga routine can help relieve pain.
Bridge Pose can be whatever you need—energizing, rejuvenating, or luxuriously restorative.
Cow Pose is an easy, gentle way to warm up the spine.
Go from tired and wired to energized and calm with this sequence.
Cramped from sitting all day during the coronavirus shutdown? Give your back some love (and alleviate pain) with this satisfying practice for spinal mobility.
This Navasana variation strengthens your core, helps you sit with more support—and perks you up more than that cup of tea.
That supported move with the bolster? Yeah, it'll make your back tissues lengthen and sing.
Dealing with injuries or pain? These supported variations will help you enjoy the benefits of Triangle Pose with ease.
This challenging yet accessible variation of Salabhasana uses a strap to integrate upper body and lower body for a more exhilarating and expansive experience.
Here's how to strengthen and gain mobility in your upper back
Move into backbends more safely, knowing you can consciously engage the muscles needed to protect the lumbar spine.
Practicing this twisting sequence is beneficial for anyone who sits for a good portion of the day, suffers from chronic back pain, or loves activities like running, cycling, and hiking.
No one should have to suffer through a yoga class when their low back is acting up. Fortunately, there are many different, creative ways to play with props and modify asanas to free the low back from pain.