Staying Active with Marilyn: Yoga poses for an aching back
From spinal twist to down dog, eight ways to ease tightness
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