San Francisco, CA (January 12, 2011) -- In Yoga for Total Back Care, the newest DVD from Yoga Journal, renowned vinyasa flow yoga teacher Annie Carpenter shows students of all levels how to release tensions and prevent injury in the neck, back and shoulders. The DVD presents the essential poses and methods for achieving and maintaining a strain and injury-free back.
Two 45-minute sequences target the major problem areas to help students build awareness both on and off the mat.
Sequence 1: Neck, Upper-Back, Shoulders Saver: Strengthen the upper back and shoulder girdles by providing the stability you need to keep your neck pain and tension-free. The sequence will leave you feeling relaxed yet supported from the inside out.
Sequence 2: Lower-Back Reliever: Learn the optimal alignment for your lower back while sitting, standing, and moving. You'll stretch the hips and thighs, strengthen the small muscles that support the spine, and twist to create balance in the back. Unravel aches and pains as you find proper postural alignment once and for all.
Retail price $19.99
Running time: About 100 minutes
To order: Visit www.shopyj.com
About Annie Carpenter: Known as a "teachers' teacher," Annie teaches all levels of asana classes, mentors young teachers, leads workshops and retreats as well as Teacher Trainings. www.anniecarpenter.com
About Yoga Journal: (yogajournal.com) Founded in 1975, Yoga Journal is the largest circulation yoga magazine in the world. Yoga Journal produces many best-selling DVDs including The Complete Beginner's Guide, Yoga for Morning, Noon, and Night, Yoga for Well-Being, Yoga for Stress, and Yoga for Strength and Toning. The magazine holds four major conferences a year (yjevents.com) and is owned by Active Interest Media, Inc. (www.aimmedia.com), the consumer enthusiast media company based in El Segundo, Calif.