Back Pain Relief

The Body Speaks Its Mind

Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 in Articles, Back Pain Relief | 4 comments

The Body Speaks Its Mind

When Thought Manifests I love my students. They’re sincere hearts, their intelligence and education, their willingness to be present for continued healing and transformation. During the election season we all faced a challenge to our emotions and sense of safety. Many of us put in the extra effort to help get other citizens out to vote. All that was interesting enough, however the Monday yoga class following the election was most interesting to me. As a Back Care Specialist I am aware of how emotions play a role in back pain. It seems to make common sense, at least in the yoga world,...

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Healing Our Backs with Yoga in Florida Soon!

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in Back Pain Relief | 0 comments

Healing Our Backs with Yoga in Florida Soon!

Back Care Yoga in Florida Coming up soon! I will be taking my Healing Our Backs with Yoga class and presentation to Native Yoga Center in Juno Beach, Florida. Join me February 3 and 4. If you have been wishing you could study with me in Asheville but you are near Juno Beach, you want to sign up for this two session workshop at Native Yoga Center. On Friday evening from 6pm to 9 pm, I will present a lecture exploring the causes of back pain, the elements that hold it in place, and how a yogic approach to self-applied back care is beneficial. This presentation includes: • ways to understand...

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Movement Principles, for Back /Neck Pain

Posted by on Nov 5, 2016 in Back Pain Relief, Teaching Tips, Yoga Practice Tips | 0 comments

Movement Principles, for Back /Neck Pain

A Journey to Relieve Neck Pain. Each person has their own unique structural imbalances that lead to neck or back pain. Here are two examples of students with neck pain who recently attended my back class. They each have their own learning curve to understand the pain sensations from their body as messages. Let’s take a look. Example #1: Neck Spasms in the Sternocleidomastoid Muscle. The sternocleidomastoid muscle or SCM, are long anterior neck muscles that help us to turn and nod our head or lift our head when lying flat. They connect the sternum, clavicle, and mastoid process of the...

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Back Care Basics Series

Posted by on Nov 5, 2016 in Back Pain Relief | 0 comments

Back Care Basics Series

I offer a six week series on Back Care Basics at The Embodiment Center. Sessions are continual but new people are encouraged to begin at the six week point. The next six week session begins on Wednesday, December 7th and runs through January 11, 2017. Classes are from 5:30 – 7pm. Class Description This class guides students into poses that safely and effectively stretch and strengthen the back. Whether you are dealing with chronic back issues or a recent injury, this class can help you improve back function and reduce and heal back pain. This is an all levels class. Discover the many causes...

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Four Steps to Address Back Pain.

Posted by on Sep 8, 2016 in Back Pain Relief | 0 comments

Four Steps to Address Back Pain.

There are many causes of back pain. Activities such as sitting too long, lack of exercise, too much exercise, or simple wear and tear from too much repetitive motion. Regardless of how your back pain came about there are four steps you can take to minimize the pain which you will find outlined along with other principles of back care in my book, Healing Our Backs with Yoga: an essential guide to back pain relief. First Step – Stop what you are doing. Whether that means to stop pulling weeds in your garden, stop sitting at your desk, or stop doing the yoga pose that contributes to the...

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One Simple Pose to Liberate Your Spine

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 in Back Pain Relief | 0 comments

One Simple Pose to Liberate Your Spine

In this computer age every generation spends a huge amount of time sitting and gazing at their digital device, which takes its toll collapsing our spine which ultimately leads to back pain. Taking many short recesses from “the shiny white screen” is highly recommended.  As someone who has specialized in helping others in overcoming back pain with yoga, and the author of the new book  “Healing our Backs with YogaTM: an essential guide to back pain relief”, I have first-hand sensitivity to the dilemma of my students when long hours of sitting are required. Learn more...

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