Yoga for Back Care – No. 4

Oct 14, 2011 | Health, Yoga practices, Yoga teaching , Yoga Therapy | 3 comments

This series of programs that aids you in looking after your back is sequential and relies on gradual improvement from doing the very simple first practice published earlier the week on this blog.
Once any back strain is better, this sequence can be undertaken to build strength through the legs and hips.
Baddha Konasana*, seated on a folded blanket, 1 -2 minutes

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Baddha Konasana


Trikonasana, 30 – 60 seconds each side
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Trikonasana


Parsvakonasana, block support for hand, 30 Р60 seconds each side
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Parsvakonasana


Ardha Chandrasana, raised foot on wall, 30 – 60 seconds each side
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Ardha Chandrasana


Parsvottanasana, blocks for support, 30 – 60 seconds each side (this version was very helpful for me in my rehabilitation from hip surgery)
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Parsvottanasana with Blocks


Virabhadrasana 2, 30- 60 seconds each side
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Virabhadrasana II


Halasana, supported at the wall, 3 – 5 minutes
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Halasana at the Wall


Savasana, 5 – 10 minutes
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Savasana


* I should credit here Maarit Rivers for her lovely line drawings of these poses.

3 Comments

  1. Hello Eve,
    You have such an inspiring and full website. Its very impressive and I can see an enormous amount of working energy. Thank you for making it available.
    Eve, I am interested in the programme and the blog post that you mention here.
    Do you mind passing on to me the link? “from doing the very simple first practice published earlier the week on this blog”.
    Thanks
    Karen

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  2. Thank You!
    I really like the Padangusthasana cycle and often have it in my class so yes, I am teaching..?And back pain is almost the norm.
    Thanks again
    Karen

    Reply

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