Tag: low back pain

Some thoughts on yoga backbends.

For me, anything that opens up the front of the body – which simultaneously denotes a contraction of the back of the body – is a backbend. We don’t need to get into a fancy urdhva dhanurasana (upward bow pose) to show the world we can do a backbend. A simple sethu bandhasana (bridge pose) is […]

The Iyengar Yoga Shala

During Ashtanga week in May, we sneaked off to the Iyengar Yoga Shala down in Old Klang Road for their open day. We managed to make it for their therapy session focusing in low back pain. It was an interesting session and we learnt a bit. What was more interesting is how they used a […]