Yoga poses for strength, posture and balance

Yoga poses for strength, posture, and balance

Many common techniques we teach patients for the spine and postural stability and balance have their basis in Yoga.  Yoga is quite popular and many people go to yoga classes for stress relief and also for the management of their body issues.

Some common procedures we teach include planks and bridging which are great for stabilizing the core, mobilizing the joints in our spine, and improving flexibility.  Some of the more advanced poses were recently discussed by the NY Times.

Check out the article here.

Yoga to Make You Strong

By Ari Isaacman Bevacqua

Want a tighter core, solid arms, and sculpted legs? Not only can yoga make you more flexible and reduce stress, but it can also make your body strong. By starting with poses like dolphin push-ups and half handstand, you can build and tone muscles throughout the body, and your mind will get a workout too. Now roll out your yoga mat and get ready to sweat! You’ll be amazed by what you can do.

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