Effective Home Remedies for Back Pain

Image from pexels The spine and back muscles support much of the body’s weight during everyday activities such as walking and sitting. Unfortunately, these critical body parts are also highly susceptible to chronic pain and injury. Lower back pain is a typical physical problem experienced by people worldwide, and it can be debilitating. Research shows … Read more

Using Your Yoga Practice To Reduce Long-Term Physical Pain

Source – CC0 License  While most people are aware of the importance of cooling down after exercise using dynamic stretches, some people experience a form of chronic pain as part of their physical routines. When we start any yoga routine, the important thing is to gradually build up our strength. We should never literally overstretch … Read more

Yoga for Low Back Pain: Wind Removing Pose or Pavanamuktasana a great stretch for stiffness & pain

Join Jennifer Dixon ERYT 500 and Authorized Ashtanga Yoga teacher for a quick tutorial on Wind Removing Pose or Pavanamuktasana. Yoga pose for Low Back Pain Wind Removing Pose (Pavanamuktasana) is the pose I found to be the single best pose in helping to relieve my low back pain back when I first started practicing … Read more

When Yoga Hurts: The difference between DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) and Injury

Have you ever wondered why sometimes you feel the most soreness two days after working hard in yoga class? Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is muscle pain that can peak 48 hours after new or vigorous activity. It is especially common after eccentric contractions like the action of the triceps (back of the arm) and … Read more

Exploring the Physical Practice

Three Times Your Yoga Teacher is Reminding You of the Hamstring, Low Back Connection (and why you should listen) By: Megan Brock, PT, DPT, RYT-200, MPH Many of us have experienced low back pain, tight hamstrings or both. These issues are so common, that cues to protect the low back and optimally stretch the hamstrings … Read more

Best Yoga Pose for Low Back Pain: Part 1

By Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500 Does your back hurt?  Maybe it’s the low back, and every time you bend over to pick something up, it feels like the ground just keeps getting lower and lower… Or, maybe it’s the area between your shoulder blades that feels like a big old golf ball has somehow … Read more