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Posts Tagged ‘low back pain’

Heart opener does body & mind good

Are you a desk jockey? If you are someone who regularly sits at a desk and most likely at a computer then you are a desk jockey, which is a person who sits at a desk. The yoga sequence I am teaching this week is to help those of us who suffer from our sitting […]


Being mindful of me

I practice a lot of yoga. And I cycle (while teaching indoor cycling) five times a week. I teach 11 yoga classes a week (and sometimes a private session) along with my cycle classes every week. As a teacher I give to my students physically, emotionally and mentally. All teachers need to take care of themselves. On […]


41 backbends

Today I turned 41. I am the healthiest and probably the happiest I have ever been in my entire 41 years of living. My day will be spent teaching a cycling class this morning, then some sort of yummy lunch, followed by a massage and then dinner out with Curt and friends at our favorite restaurant, […]


Giving love to my lower back

My friend Jen mentioned on Facebook yesterday that her lower back was bothering her after a ski outing. I recommended trying supported Bridge pose with a block.   I have recurring low back pain. Probably due to over use, kyphosis and bad posture. So before every yoga class I do supported Bridge with a block. […]