Releasing muscle tension to improve posture, alignment and movement is significantly more effective at reducing chronic or recurrent back pain than typical prescription treatment. (BMI 2009) Many people advocate strengthening the ‘core mucles’. Whilst this might be helpful, in the sense that any exercise can be, it’s far too general to help people who alreadyContinue reading “Yoga, ‘Core Strength’ and Low Back Pain.”
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Iyengar Yoga Home Practice Sheets
These yoga routines are designed to be simple, effective and easy to use. You may need some equipment, but most can be substituted with things you have at home. Beginners can try any of the first seven sequences. The Level 1 and Level 2 sequences are for more experienced students. Staying in the poses is part ofContinue reading “Iyengar Yoga Home Practice Sheets”
Iyengar Yoga home practice sheets.
These yoga routines are designed to be simple and easy to use. You may need some equipment, but most can be substituted with things you have at home. The first six sheets are suitable for all levels. The last two are suitable for more experienced students. If you have any questions or comments, please use theContinue reading “Iyengar Yoga home practice sheets.”
Thinking of starting or resuming yoga in middle age?
Where to begin and how to practice yoga as you get older including general points on ageing, some risk factors, osteoporosis, balance, back pain, sciatica, joint pain, metabolism and the efficacy of Pilates. To download & print an illustrated pdf, click HERE. From the article by Dr Loren Fishman, New York Times – 8th MayContinue reading “Thinking of starting or resuming yoga in middle age?”