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.
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.
Do you practice yoga regularly but somehow still feel “stuck” in certain spots? Senior Yoga Medicine teacher Allison Candelaria created this fascia-freeing flow to find more mobility in the backside of your body.
Got low back pain? Adopt these three slow, subtle yoga strategies from Tias Little to get more relief out of each practice.
Steal these three three core-building balance moves from The YogaSlackers to cultivate slackline-ready strength.
A feeling of youth, even as you age, requires a flexible spine. In order to stay agile, practice forward bends, backbends, and twists regularly.
This video from our essential guide to vinyasa yoga reveals how one student with scoliosis corrected her hypermobility and deepened her practice through strong alignment.