Yoga has become a staple in the health and wellness community. Increased flexibility, stronger muscles, and a balanced mental state are just a few of the many benefits of yoga. Currently, we live in a world that is centered on sitting: you sit at work, on transportation, on the couch, during dinner, etc. Combine all that seating with poorly constructed chairs and poor posture, and it can lead you to a life of discomfort. In order to help you find relief, we’ve provided these 5 Yoga Moves To Relieve Back Pain.
These five yoga moves will allow you stretch, pull, and compress and decompress all of your back muscles to bring relief. Pace yourself, focus on proper posture, and feel how each breath loosens you up.
5 Yoga Moves To Relieve Back Pain
What to Do: Follow the plan below based on your yoga level. Perform this plan at least five times a week–in the morning and at night–to relive existing back pain. To avoid new pains, we recommend performing the plan seven days a week.
What You’ll Need: A yoga mat.
Beginner Workout: Hold each pose for 10 deep breaths with no rest in between the poses. Complete two rounds, resting for one minute in between each round.
Intermediate Workout: Hold each pose for 12 deep breaths with no rest in between poses. Complete two rounds, resting for 30 seconds in between each round.
Advanced Workout: Hold each pose for 15 deep breaths with no rest in between poses. Complete two rounds with no rest minute in between each round.
- Cat Cow Pose
- Bow Pose
- Camel Pose
- Bridge Pose
- Extended Triangle
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Extended Triangle Pose
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