Yoga for Lower Back Pain: Strengthen, Stretch and Relax Your Back I

David Procyshyn
Instructor David Procyshyn
Average: 4.9 (115 votes)
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David has spent much of his adult life understanding how to heal his lower back pain. In this class, David takes you through a beginner level yoga class that shows you how to strengthen your core to protect your lower back (including the transverse abdominis), how to use yoga stretches, or poses, to heal the lower back and how to use relaxation to speed up the healing process. The lower back stretches alone can cause great relief and the three approaches together will ensure that it lasts. This is the first of a 2-class series. The second class is Yoga for Lower Back Pain: Strengthen, Stretch and Relax Your Back II.

Equipment: Strap, Bolster
Style: Gentle Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Yoga for Back Care


Charley C 1 week ago

Thank you David. My lower back feels happy and free. I am so grateful. Love and Namaste, Charley

chopper 2 months ago

I am always trying to figure out how to manage my lower back issues , this class has made my back feel so much better!
You are a gem David , and I feel so blessed to have you and the rest of the team in my life!
What great way to start my day !

naomibg95 4 months ago

Would it reduce the effectiveness to do 20 minutes during a study break, then finish it after another study session?

David Procyshyn 4 months ago

In general, it's more effective to stretch when the muscles are warm so best to do it all in one flow. However, you could warm up the muscles with a bit of exercise before you begin and I can't see it being a problem.

gmichaelw 5 months ago

No lower back problems but a lot of tightness in my legs to work on.

perfecta25 5 months ago

great strength building and surprisingly gets the blood flowing - my biggest challenge is being able to relax my neck and David's calm presence helps me get closer :)

Costusya 5 months ago

Don’t have any issues with lower back but I like these classes because I simply feel good after them. Thank you, David, it was nice!