Yoga Anatomy: Heal Your Back
Did you know that a healthy spine requires a strong core AND a mobile spine?
Back pain is an enigma and places a substantial burden on our workforce and health care system. It is estimated that 80% of us will experience low-back pain in our lives.
Is back pain really happening due to damage in the back? Are symptoms part of a bigger picture? There is always a cause, and pain is worsened and may be relieved by specific motions, postures, and loads.
Strength alone is not enough. Developing a balance of flexibility and stability with proper joint mobility and alignment, along with an integrated core, you can stabilize your back and maintain optimal lower back health. In this workshop, release tension and build core strength in a healthy way. Learn what “good” posture is and how to maintain it to keep your spine in proper alignment and functioning efficiently.
Each joint needs some degree of both mobility and stability, however, some joints are designed to be more mobile, while others more stable. Ensuring appropriate levels throughout the body can greatly influence back health. Expand knowledge and self-care of your back by establishing core stability with hip and thoracic mobility, the lower back will reduce wear and tear.