• Marilyn Farnworth

Staying Active with Marilyn: Yoga poses for an aching back

Updated: Mar 10, 2021

From spinal twist to down dog, eight ways to ease tightness

EDITOR'S NOTE: It’s strongly recommended that you consult with your physician before beginning this or any exercise program.

In her latest video, Kingsville yoga and fitness instructor Marilyn Farnworth demonstrates eight yoga poses for the back and spine — cat/cow, balancing cat, down dog, child's pose, locust, seated spine twist , knees to chest and supine two-knee spinal twist.

Stretching, strengthening and mobilizing the spine can help relieve back pain and sciatica. The more often you practise these poses, the more aware you become of your body and notice where you are holding tension.

These poses can also assist with improved posture, spinal alignment and the stress that

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