Yoga Poses for Back Pain

Published on April 22, 2008

Arthritic and general back pain can be alleviated through practice of yoga postures that stretch and strengthen the muscles around the vertebrae. Use Back Strengthening Poses to strengthen the muscles around the spine, as well as to activate the kidneys and tonify the body. Use Back Releasing Poses to reduce tension and muscle pain and to increase spinal mobility.

Click on an image or posture name for detailed instructions, contraindications and modifications.

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Timothy Burgin is a Kripalu & Pranakriya trained yoga instructor living and teaching in Asheville, NC. Timothy has studied and taught many styles of yoga and has completed a 500-hour Advanced Pranakriya Yoga training. Timothy has been serving as the Executive Director of YogaBasics.com since 2000. He has authored two yoga books and has written over 500 articles on the practice and philosophy of yoga. Timothy is also the creator of Japa Mala Beads and has been designing and importing mala beads since 2004.
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