This Workshop is for everyone who has low back issues. From periodic achiness to chronic pain, the information covered in this workshop will help you better understand the dos and don’ts of back care. Justine will cover safe movements, Yoga poses that support and strengthen your back, and ways to release tension and tightness so that you move and feel better.
This workshop will take an in-depth look at spinal kyphosis and lordosis, flattened thoracic curve as well as scoliosis. Justine will cover key aspects of spinal anatomy and how Yoga can specifically aid in balancing these curves. This workshop is for Yoga Teachers who want an in-depth understanding of what Yoga poses and movements are beneficial and safe.
This workshop is for Yoga teachers who want an in-depth understanding of what Yoga poses and movements are safe as well as cautionary for this condition. Justine provides a range of poses and movements for SI joint stabilization, low back strengthening of the musculature around the SI Joint and spinal movements to help regain symmetry in the SI Joint.
Low back pain, leg numbness and inflammation are common symptoms of Sciatica, one of the most prevalent low back conditions found in the 50+ population. As Yoga Teachers, a deeper understanding of this condition will help us serve our students with awareness and tools for relief.
More than 67 million people in the US have osteoarthritis or osteoporosis, and the number is growing. These conditions often come together and are called the twin perils of aging. Learn the causes, potential dangers, and structural anatomy and physiology related to these conditions and what tools Yoga therapy empowers us with to impact positive change in our condition.
In this workshop we will discuss injuries and conditions commonly seen in our gentle Yoga classes: Degenerative Disc damage in the spine, knee and hip injuries and those students needing or having had joint replacements, rotator cuff tears, cancer and the side effects of treatment, chronic illnesses, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, etc.
As teachers, we have probably learned safety cues and precautions as standard protocols in our teacher training programs. But understanding the whys and what-ifs from an anatomical and physiological perspective will allow us to articulate and demonstrate these safety precautions with confidence.