What is Yin Yoga?
Is Yin Yoga Effective in Relieving Chronic Low Back Pain?
showing significant improvement in just 4 weeks.
In September 2010, an abstract of Michelle's work (in collaboration with Dr. Troy
Allam, D.C., Craig Ranch Chiropractic, McKinney, TX), “Randomized Trial of Yin-Yoga
and Relief of Chronic Low Back Pain,” was accepted and published in the WAIT,
International Journal of Yoga Therapy, Supplement (2010).
Michelle presented a poster of their work at the International Association of Yoga
Therapist’s historic first Symposium on Yoga Research held October1-3, 2010, at the
Himalayan Institute in Honesdale, PA. Click here to view research poster.
The study findings suggest Yin Yoga is a safe and effective treatment for improving
certain indices of chronic low back pain and for improving lower limb function within a
relatively short period of time.
How is a class structured?
Breath: Soft, quiet, gentle and calm
Mind: Focused on following the breath in and out of the body and on feeling
sensations created by each pose
Body: Kept still, calm and relaxed without sudden movement. Postures will be held
passively with muscles intentionally relaxed, softened and released during the
sustained holds of up to 3 – 5 minutes each
Relaxation: Each session concluded with guided relaxation.
Postures will move the hips and spine through the full range of motion
Spine: Flexion, extension, lateral flexion and rotation
Hips: Flexion, extension, external rotation, internal rotation, abduction and adduction
|Welcome to Yin Yoga Works!
begin again in September. The fall session begins Sunday, September 15th & runs
through November 17th. Eight classes comprise the session with no classes on 10/13 or
11/3. Fee is $120.
Classes are held from 4:00pm - 5:15pm at Advanced Corrective Chiropractic, Lansdowne
Town Center, VA. No experience necessary. Yin yoga is very accessible to all abilities.
Contact Michelle to register for the Fall Session!
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low back pain, stress and tension -- It is also great for anyone wanting to improve
overall flexibility and range of motion.
feeling of relaxation, happiness and wellbeing!