Release tight muscles in your back and alleviate back pain with these yoga poses and sequences.
Here's how to strengthen and gain mobility in your upper back
Maintaining flexibility and stability in the hip joints is crucial for lower-back health and cultivating overall freedom and ease in our bodies.
Ray Long, MD, explains the anatomy of twists and how to support the action with proper muscular engagement to prevent low back pain.
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.
While yoga can often be a quick fix, these postures will help to methodically alleviate the root cause of back pain.
Start to ease lower back discomfort and counteract the effects of too much sitting by swapping some of your standard Surya Namaskars for this core-focused variation.
Got low back pain? Adopt these three slow, subtle yoga strategies from Tias Little to get more relief out of each practice.
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.