Advance registration required – By September 7 (register below)
This workshop offers an introduction to yoga for herniation and other back issues. We will review basic anatomy of the spine related to herniations, the fundamentals of safe movement for your back issues, and how to practice basic yoga postures to alleviate back pain. Appropriate for disc bulges and herniations, stenosis, spondylolisthesis and back muscle strain.
Open to ALL LEVELS of students.
What you will learn:
Basic anatomy of the spine related to herniated discs
What is good posture? And poses that establish sound posture
The importance to proper body mechanics
Basic poses to alleviate back pain
Poses that decompress the spine to alleviate pain caused by herniations
About the Instructor
Cristina Roy has had a lifelong passion for helping people, with particular interest in the therapeutic effects of yoga for people with back conditions. Her dedication to helping people living in pain due to their back issues mirrors her own journey, of finding relief from scoliosis thanks to yoga. Cristina is Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and is drawn to its emphasis on detail, precision and alignment. She aims to share her understanding and enthusiasm with students so they can experience the many benefits yoga can offer.