Hatha Yoga for Beginners: A Healthy Spine

Melissa Krieger
Instructor Melissa Krieger
Average: 4.9 (306 votes)
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Keep your back, shoulders and hips and spine healthy with this short hatha yoga class that focuses on limbering up all of the muscles that help move, and often constrict, the spine. It's a great class for anyone who has lower back or upper back problems, including athletes, people with desk jobs and seniors.

Equipment: None
Style: Gentle Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Yoga for Athletes, Yoga for Back Care


Nyamyj 2 years ago

Was missing a Melissa class and am so happy to do this this morning. I am limited on time this am and this practice was perfect. As always, I appreciate your wonderful instruction. You nailed it when on my side, I was totally in flexion and needed to adjust. Thank you for sharing your wisdom.

cali27ryan 3 years ago

I feel completely different to at the start and at the end. I feel more algned and my spine does feel lengthened. The only issue is how shocking my balance is - I felt my ankles working to help me stay up. Nonetheless, I am enjoying the balanced feelings in my body and in my mind. Thank you! :)

RAlmaguer 3 years ago

Just getting back into practicing yoga. Thank you for your guidance and calming energy.

LyndaIrene 3 years ago

I just love this practice. Melissa is such a calming guide. Thank you.

kad2@att.net 4 years ago

Thanks for making this video! The poses felt very fluid and your instructions were easy to follow.

Psychicacctnt 4 years ago

Great class to start the day and loosen up the back. Gentle and easy poses. Recommend this for older people just starting out with Yoga.