Therapeutic Yoga for Low Back Pain
Suffering from low back pain? Want to keep your low back healthy and pain free? Therapeutic yoga can provide the tools for you to have a healthy and happy low back!
Join us for a 4-week series to learn how to reduce low back pain through gentle movement integrated with breath awareness. The series is based on the Viniyoga protocol used in an NIH-funded study demonstrating that Viniyoga significantly reduced low back pain and improved function and quality of life.
Type of Event
4-week series, Saturdays, Nov 1, 8, 15, & 22; 11 am - 12:15 pm
Includes a $10 coupon towards a massage at Partners to Empowerment Wellness Center
For many of us, muscle weakness, overuse, stress, habitual patterns of posture, and daily repetitive activities contribute to low back pain and reduce quality and enjoyment of life. It is estimated that 75-85% of all Americans will experience back pain at some point in their lives.
If low back pain is impacting your life, join us for a 4-week series to learn how to:
--Relieve low back pain with specifically adapted and sequenced yoga postures
--Build a strong and flexible foundation for your spine
--Create core strength and support for your back
--Use breathing techniques to reduce stress that contributes to back pain
This 4-week series is based on the yoga postures and breathing practices from the Viniyoga therapeutic yoga tradition used in a National Institutes of Health (NIH) clinical results published in the 2005 Annals of Internal Medicine demonstrated a substantial reduction in low back pain using these specifically-designed Viniyoga practices.
The Viniyoga therapeutic style of yoga is a gentle, breath-centered practice that emphasizes integration of awareness and movement in specifically adapted forms of yoga postures. This practice supports neuromuscular repatterning to release chronic pain and to create healthy and pain-free movement patterns.
You will receive materials to support your home practice in between classes.
No prior yoga experience is needed for this series. If you are unable to get up and down from the floor, have a severely herniated disc, or are scheduled for back surgery, please contact the instructor in advance to discuss your specific health conditions. In cases of severe back pain, private sessions may be recommended before joining a group class.
This 4-week series will be held at Partners to Empowerment Wellness Center, 3681 S. Green Road, Ste 406 (Park II Building), Beachwood, OH 44122. Free parking is available in the front and back parking lots. Classes will be held on Saturdays November 1, 8, 15, & 22.
Enrollment is limited to 8 participants, $100 per person for the 4-week series.