Focus: Get relief from back pain with this weeks class. Featuring a sequence to release a tight or sore lower back, the class includes a variety of therapeutic poses. Some of the poses aim to create gentle traction in the lower back, allowing it to decompress and feel more spacious. Others employ a gentle twisting action to help release muscular tension. Some of them just allow the whole lumbar area to soften and become more relaxed. The class will be well suited to times when you are practicing with aches and pains in your lower back. It will also be a great sequence to help re-establish balance in your spine after working with sustained periods of backbends.
Key Poses: Parivrtta trikonasana, pavanamuktasana, supta padangusthasana.
Equipment: Mat, 2 chairs, 2 bolsters, 2 blankets, block, belt.
Duration: 45 min