Latest in Poses for Your Spine
Deskbound at the office or at home? Starting to slouch? These strengthening and lengthening poses will help you sit with support and ease.
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.
Maintaining a feeling of youth, even as you age, requires a flexible spine. Try this sequence to open your back and shoulders.
In order to stay agile as you age, make forward bends, backbends, and twists a regular part of your practice. Start here.
This sequence emphasizes moving safely into backbends that open the heart and shoulders and challenge balance.
An excellent facilitator of good pelvic floor health, Garland Pose, called Malasana in Sanskrit, stretches the ankles, groins, and back while stimulating proper digestion. No worries if your heels don't reach the floor—simply rest them on a folded blanket.
Your mom was right: You'll look better and feel great if you stop slouching and stand up straight. Yoga can help you do just that—in a way that honors your spine's natural curves. Here's a guide to assessing and improving your posture.
Maintaining a proper cervical curve by strengthening weak muscles can ease many common pains in the neck.