“As a physical therapist, I can truly endorse this book knowing there are modifications throughout for all.”
Debra Stone – Registered Physical Therapist – Bristol, CT
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About Yoga For Low Back and Hip Health
When we’re stressed, we contract and tighten our muscles. The stretches in this book provide a release of that built-up contraction and tension while also increasing flexibility and improving joint mobility naturally.
“Low back and neck pain is an increasingly widespread and expensive condition worldwide, costing the US alone $88bn a year—the third highest bill for any health condition—despite evidence most treatments do not work.”
– The Guardian
So many people that carry the burden of life on their shoulders—literally. Add to that how much time we spend sitting at computers and the poor posture developed from prolonged smartphone use, and it’s no wonder everyone’s in pain!Written by private yoga instructor Cyndi Roberts, Yoga For Low Back and Hip Health teaches you how to safely practice restorative and gentle yoga poses at home to relieve pain in the following areas:
- Upper back
- Mid back
- Low back
- Sciatic nerve
- Piriformis syndrome
- Inner thigh/groin
Yoga For Low Back and Hip Health provides in-depth and appropriate instruction for 43 restorative and gentle yoga poses specifically and thoughtfully put together.
15 practical and unique sequences are included for you to practice at home at your convenience, including over 300 high-resolution images to help you along. Cyndi provides the option of working with mantras and deep breathing exercises paired specifically to each pose for the most benefit.
*As a bonus, readers will receive information about each of the 7 chakra energies and how specific poses help to awaken these often blocked or unbalanced energy spaces.
Even if you don’t suffer from back or hip pain, these poses and sequences help gently and effectively stretch the back body and hips to:
- Increase flexibility
- Realign the pelvis
- Strengthen weak muscles
- Provide relief from common aches and pains
- Maintain or improve the health of the joints
- Maintain or improve range of motion and circulation
- Increase energy levels
- Elevate mood and relieve sadness and depression
- Reduce anxiety
- Lower stress levels
- Release negative or stagnant energy and emotions
- Clear and balance chakra energies
Millions of students around the world have benefited from the ancient practices of yoga, pranayama and relaxation. Now you can too!
I especially like the illustrated sequences that I choose based on what I feel I need help with and how much time I can spare on a given day. Each sequence is labeled according to the targeted issue—hip pain, core strength, etc. and whether it is a short or long sequence. Sometimes I create my own sequence using the chapters that clearly describe and illustrate restorative or core strengthening poses.
Having Cyndi’s book is like having 24/7 access to Cyndi’s expertise and wisdom!
Claire Fazzina – Tolland, CT
“After as little as two practices, I noticed I slept better, woke up with less aches and pains and had more energy!”
Marion Carling – Hartford, CT
Kathy Fell – Farmington, CT
Cindy Lasker – West Hartford, CT
Eric – Canada – Amazon.com review