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
1. Hips, Hammies, and Lower Back
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. Gentle Full Body Yoga Flow
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.
3. Workplace Wellness: Relieve Back Pain
How would you like to soothe back pain in just 5 minutes? Whether you're sitting all day or performing repetitive motions, Grokker expert Christina Robohm will guide you through effective, low-impact stretches designed to help relieve and re-strengthening strained back muscles.
4. Yoga for Back Strength
A strong back and upright posture enables us to stand tall and feel more confident and empowered. A strong, well-conditioned back can withstand more stress, and protect the spine better, ensuring that we are less likely to get injured as we move and exercise. In this session, Julie will guide you through a yoga sequence incorporating a series of dynamic poses that stretch and strengthen the back.
5. 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.
6. Yin Pose for Stiff Lower Back
In this video, Esther shows you a simple but brilliant Yin pose for when your lower back is stiff and painful. Make sure you warm up before you do this practice.
7. Yoga and Pilates Fusion: Relieve Back Tension
This class is perfect for those days where you're feeling tension in your upper or lower back. Whether you work at desk all day or have been taking on a lot of strenuous activity, allow Grokker expert Tammy Mittell to guide you through this gentle pilates and yoga sequence that will ease your pain, and leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed.
8. 14-Day Yoga Challenge: Yin Yoga for the Back
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.
9. Yoga For Lower Back Pain
The tight, achy, soreness and pain that comes from moving or twisting our backs makes us want to freeze and not move, and can perpetuate spinal immobility. This gentle yoga class will help loosen up what binds you and teach you safe and effective movements you can do to ease low back pain.
10. Lower Back Care #1
Learn to use a series of low-impact exercises to realign the natural curve of your spine. This video will ease pain along your lower spine, and is perfect for a workday break or the end of your day. If you enjoy this video, be sure to watch the rest of Samantha Brown's videos designed to soothe your lower back.