Save your spine! From the neck, upper back, shoulders, and low spine, back pain can become severely debilitating, and overtime, chronic. These videos should help you find space in your back, and condition strength through critical muscles so you can feel at ease in your spine.Don't be intimidated by the idea of taking up yoga. Yoga for beginners classes are designed specifically to ease you in gradually into a practice. Yoga poses in beginners classes are easy enough not to put off first timers but just hard enough to stretch your muscles and give you a real workout. What's more there is such a range and variety of yoga styles and instructors for beginners to try that you will certainly find the right yoga practice for you. Prevent Lower Back Pain by Robyn Capobianco
1. Lower Back Care #3
If you're suffering from chronic back pain, this video is the perfect exercise antidote to strengthen and heal your lower spine. Samantha Shakti Brown helps to strengthen the natural vertebral curve in this Grokker Premium video. Sam is our celebrated Anusara expert, follow her as she guides you through a practice to optimize alignment in your lower spine. The exercises she has provided in this sequence will help you maintain strength and muscle integrity throughout the day. This is the third video from the Grokker Premium video collection on Lower Back Care.
2. Prevent Lower Back Pain
Stretch and strengthen the muscles around your pelvis to prevent lower back pain flare-ups. If any of these moves cause pain, listen to your body and modify accordingly.
3. Yoga For Hamstrings | Yoga With Adriene
I've been getting lots of questions about yoga for hamstrings so this video is all about hamstring flexibility and creating a full body experience. Find ease as we increase flexibility and stability in the backs of the legs and stretch the full body. This sequence is also great for stretching and supporting the back and relieving tension in the neck. Build awareness of the sit bone to heel connection and how to integrate breath to find what feels good and enjoy your practice!
4. Seated Therapeutics for the Neck and Shoulders
Release deep tension through the neck and shoulders to help alleviate pain and improve posture. You can adapt these seated postures to maintain an open chest and centered mind throughout your work day by substituting a chair for the bolster, or even come to standing to increase circulation through the lower body while you align the upper back. Allow Yoga Expert Morgan Levay to guide your body into a state of soft strength as you unwind the muscles along your spine.
5. Manage Lower Back Pain
One of the best ways to reduce lower back pain is to build integrated strength. In this class, Robyn will guide you through deeper mobilization exercises that challenge your core integration as it corresponds to lower back health.
6. Lower Back Care #2
If you sit or stand for most of the day without conditioning your lower spine, chances are you suffer from back pain. In this Grokker premium video, Anusara instructor Sam Shakti Brown guides you through some essential asanas (yogic postures) for keeping your lower spine strong, aligned, and healthy. Checkout her Lower Back Care collection for more videos to help with back pain.
7. Reclined Twist Yoga Pose - Yoga With Adriene
Learn the Reclined Twist Yoga Pose with Adriene as part of the Foundations of Yoga Series. Great for beginners! This reclined pose has many benefits! It is so YUMMY for the spine and digestion. It is also a lovely way to release stress, tension and toxins from the body. This twist squeezes and stretches all the muscles and organs of the torso and even tones the core. Give it try and let me know what you think!
8. Bridge Pose - Yoga With Adriene
Learn Bridge Pose (or Setu Bandhasana) in this new episode of our Foundations of Yoga Series! Bridge is a safe and rejuvenating back-bend great for beginners and experienced yogis or athletes who want to go deeper. It stretches and strengthens the front and back body, can reduce backache and headaches as well as alleviate stress. (Stress bad! Yoga good!)
9. Chair Yoga: Restoration for the Lower Back
Rejuvenate during at the office, at home, or in flight, and release tension in the lower back and spine. Before you begin, reach for a blanket, take off your jacket, and make yourself comfortable. In this Grokker Premium video, Sierra Campbell will focus on releasing the lower back. Prepare to sync your breath with movement, and allow the breath to be slow, steady and calming. All levels welcome.
10. Neck and Shoulder Pain
If you have neck or shoulder tension from long hours at your computer or other kinds of physical or mental stress, Tara shows you a few simple yoga poses to help release tension.