Yoga for Seniors

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

Leslie Vale • 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. Morning Back Care by Celest Pereira
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1. Hips, Hammies, and Lower Back
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This routine works on relaxing your your hips, hamstrings and lower back. The purpose of this workout is to help your body unwind at the end of a tough day.
2. Deep Stretching Therapeutics: Lower Back
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Suffering from lower back pain? This 30-minute therapy session focuses on the low back and sacroiliac (SI) joint. Through a series of self massage practices, hip opening postures, and core strengthening exercises, Grokker Yoga Expert Robyn Capobianco will teach you everything you need to know to keep your lower back healthy. In this Grokker Premium video, learn the basic anatomy of this region, common causes of low back pain and how to mobilize and strengthen the muscles to effectively support your low back and SI joint.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Lower Back Stretches
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Try this yoga routine with Tara Stiles to get rid of back pain
7. 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.
8. Yin Yoga for the Lower Back
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This yin yoga class focuses on alleviating discomfort in your lower back by providing supportive poses that are held for an extended period of time. These poses feel especially good if you spend a lot of time standing throughout the day or doing strenuous work.
9. 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.
10. Gentle Full Body Yoga Flow
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Feel "forever young" with this gentle yoga flow that brings energy and vitality into your being. Grokker expert Sherry Zak Morris provides accessible sequences to help you increase your flexibility, build your stamina, and improve your strength. This class is designed with the 50+ age group in mind, but great for anyone looking for a gentle, full body class.
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