Vinyasa Yoga

6 Vinyasa Yoga Videos for Upper Back Pain

Leslie Perryman • May 13, 2015
In Vinyasa, we practice breath initiated movement. Class pace is aerobic, fluid, and challenging for beginners. There is a strong emphasis on delicate transitions, with steadiness and ease recognized as elements of graceful movement. Refined movement through powerful postures create integrated strength, flexibility, and a kick butt workout.As we carry on through our hectic day to day lives, we all too often fail to understand how our body's respond to stress. The stress that we cope with doesn't just go away, we actually carry it within our body; it stores itself in our muscles, particularly the muscles of our upper back, and this muscle tension can lead to tremendous pain and discomfort. Regular yoga practice can assist in relaxing your muscles to eliminate much of this upper back pain, restoring comfort and ridding your body of the pain you struggle to cope with.Cardio + Core Vinyasa by Laura Burkhart
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1. Cardio + Core Vinyasa
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This vinyasa class is all about building heat, and strengthening and elongating your core. Not only does a strong core make you feel great, but it is essential for every day activities and maintaining a healthy back.
2. Energizing Vinyasa: Core Love
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Core work! This class will up your vibe and get you sweating. Start nice and easy with some breath work then fire up the mid-section with side planks, boat pose and more. This practice is stellar on its own or combined with another one of MC's classes. Either way, you'll feel fired up and strong in the end.
3. Yoga and Pilates Fusion: Relieve Back Tension
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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.
4. Beginner Hips and Shoulders
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Discover a sweet routine for opening the hips and releasing the upper back. The hips and shoulders frame the spine, therefore releasing tension in these tighter joints will give you a renewed sense of freedom through the central channel of the body. Join Grokker Yoga Expert Celest Pereira in this Grokker Premium video for unlocking the pelvis and the shoulder girdle.
5. Upper body strengthening
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Tone and strengthen the shoulders, arms and back, so you can feel and look great in a tank top or bikini.
6. Vinyasa for the Shoulders
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Is your upper back stiff and less mobile than you'd like? This class from Tammy Mittell is just what you need. Tammy will take you through a full body core flow sequence designed to strengthen the shoulders and upper back and align your upper spine.
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