The health of your spine is key to the health of your whole body. Use these yoga poses for your spine to improve mobility and decrease back pain.
Cow Pose is an easy, gentle way to warm up the spine.
Utthita Hasta Padangustasana
Use these exercises to experience a different kind of strength and ease in your body.
No matter how often you practice, and how deeply you twist, the answer is probably no. Here is the anatomy lesson and exercises every yogi needs to experience more ease both on and off the mat.
What we do with our arms affects the movement and alignment of the back.
With some awareness and the right exercise, aligning one will help align the other.
Your spine may look or feel out of balance, but it could be a symptom—not the cause—of the issue.
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.
This sequence is designed to help you ease tension by putting your spine through its full range of motion.
Stretch the upper back, spine, and shoulders; opens the chest; help release chronic tension in the shoulders and neck in Extended Puppy Pose.
Understanding the anatomy of the spine is essential for both yoga teachers and practitioners. Injury-proof your practice with these three key tips.