Focus: Back Care. Yoga for your back. This week’s class features a comprehensive selection of back friendly poses. The class will help to improve spinal balance, mobility and strength. It will be beneficial for: individuals with back pain, people with asymmetries of the spine, or anyone wanting to improve the overall health of their spine. The class will guide you through a range of therapeutic poses and variations that will equip you with methods for relieving back pain. Learn how to take pressure off your back by improving hip mobility and hamstring flexibility. Be guided in safely modifying poses that can be difficult to attempt if you have lower back problems. Develop a range of therapeutic poses that can be used to help relieve lower back aches and pains. Improve posture. Notice greater capacity in other yoga poses. Although categorised within the advanced section of the website this class will be suitable for a range of experience levels.
Key Poses: Utthita hasta padangusthasana, chair bharadvajasana, supta padangusthasana.
Equipment: Mat, chair, bolster, belt, blanket, 2 blocks.
Duration: 65 min