Yoga for Seniors

Yoga Videos for An Aching Lower Back and Helping Manage Back Pain

Leslie Perryman • April 12, 2017
Yoga is considered to be a safe method of pain management for those who are in significant lower back pain. According to a study by the Archives of Internal Medicine, taking 12 weeks of weekly yoga classes not only improved overall back function but it also reduced symptoms for suffers of chronic lower back pain. Those who participated in the study even reported that they required less medication to relieve the effects of their back pain. So why not try yoga for lower back pain yourself. Yoga for Back Strength by Julie Montagu
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1. Lower Back Relief
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If your lower back hurts these few simple poses will help relieve the pain.
2. Lower Back Pain Prevention
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Lower back pain can be immobilising and hugely painful, but this video is designed to help prevent that occurring. In this Grokker Premium video Tanya Fitzpatrick will show you a series of gentle somatic movements, that will help release any tension that building up in your lower back, and will experience tangible relief to any pain that you might have. Join Tanya Fitzpatrick in her Freedom From Pain Series to manage, relieve, and release pain throughout your body.
3. 14-Day Yoga Challenge: Yin Yoga for the Back
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Today you will be taken through a wonderful and soothing yin yoga class that will help relax and ease tension in your back. By holding poses for prolonged periods you will lengthen your spine, reduce your stress levels, and finish this class feeling rejuvenated and energized.
4. Yoga For Lower Back Pain
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Adriene leads a Yoga sequence For Lower Back Pain - offering you the tools to assist in healing and preventive care. Practice this sequence regularly and stay tuned for more sequences for the lower back and happy spine. Follow this sequence up with a gentle cobra stretch or bridge pose. Always listen to your body and find what feels good.
5. Lower Body Release
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Feeling tight in the hips, legs and lower back? Create space and release tension in lower body with this restorative yoga session that has been designed to stretch and lengthen muscles including the hamstrings, inner thighs and calves. This relaxing class is great for stress relief and calming the mind.
6. Lower Back Care #3
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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.
7. Hamstring and Lower Back Relief
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Esther demonstrates Reclining Big Toe pose, or Supta Padangustasana. This pose helps to open the hips and the hamstrings and relieves lower back pain. This short sequence is great as a warm up for an entire yoga practice as well as being therapeutic for high blood pressure and infertility.
8. 4 Back-Strengthening Poses
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If you have minor back pain or just want a stronger back and more range of motion, these poses are the solution. Consider warming the body with sun salutations before practicing these postures.
9. Lower Back Care #2
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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.
10. Deep Stretching Therapeutics: Upper Body
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Counteract the damage done by hunching over the computer, preparing dinner, driving, or giving your kids a bath. In this Grokker Premium video you'll learn how to open up your front body to release tension in your shoulders, neck and upper back. Grokker Yoga Therapeutics Expert, Robyn Capobianco, leads you through a deep stretching sequence that will ease pain, and restore the proper alignment of your upper spine. You will need a pair of yoga balls and 2 blocks. All Levels.
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