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Yoga Journal - Recommended asanas for Back pain



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Please note our site is not necessarily recommending these asanas, but we are providing you with the information from this journal to discuss with your yoga teacher.

It should be clear from the pictures that there are some poses that would be detrimental, if not impossible, for people with some types of back problems, as such you must know first what is the cause of the back problem and also select based on advice from a qualified instructor.

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Yoga for Back Pain

Release tight muscles in your back and alleviate back pain with these yoga poses and sequences.

Asana - Bharadvajasana

Asana - Dhanurasana

Asana - Setu Bandha Sarvangasana

Asana - Ustrasana

Asana - Marjaryasana

Asana - Bitilasana

Asana - Adho Mukha Svanasana

Asana - Garudasana

Asana - Utthita Trikonasana

Asana - Utthita Parsvakonasana

Asana - Agnistambhasana

Asana - Matsyasana

Asana - Ardha Matsyendrasana

Asana - Ardha Chandrasana

Asana - Viparita Karani

Asana - Salabhasana

Asana - Marichyasana III

Asana - Halasana

Asana - Supta Padangusthasana

Asana - Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana

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