The â€˜Yoga for Healthy Lower Backsâ€™ 12-week course is enjoyable and suitable for beginners wishing to learn how to decrease the duration, frequency and intensity of low back pain. The yoga course offers a lifelong self-help tool-kit. 400+ UK yoga teachers are listed on The Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs Teacher Register as being qualified to deliver this unique evidence-based course with its positive, gentle and educational approach. Attendees learn pain-relieving poses, postural and movement awareness, simple strengthening and stretching postures, mindfulness, breathing and relaxation techniques, and a manual helps them use five yoga sequences effectively and appropriately.
YHLB Relaxations Album. One essential element of the course is a 4-track Relaxations CD (Track 1 was designed specifically with the aim of teaching people with chronic low back pain to learn how to decrease their pain perception).
â€œI experienced the full 12-week course first-hand. If I had persistent back pain, this â€˜Yoga for Healthy Lower Backsâ€™ course is what I would do.â€ NHS back pain specialist physiotherapist.
Teacher Training. Via a 300 hour course, Alison Trewhela Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs trains experienced yoga teachers in how to deliver this evidence-based 12-week course.
This yoga is being shared as the result of transferring knowledge from one of the most significant and largest pieces of international yoga research (led by The University of Yorkâ€™s Trials Unit in The Department of Health Sciences; funded by the charity Arthritis Research UK; published in â€˜Annals of Internal Medicineâ€™ and â€˜Spineâ€™ journals). For more information or to find a course near you â€“ visit social enterprise website www.yogaforbacks.co.uk