Yoga Wisdom for Back Pain and Tight Hips
Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Runtime: 90 min.
Street Date: April 26, 2005
Certified instructor description:
Certified yoga instructor Allison Nolan shares her years of experience and knowledge in this release from Bayview Films. Workouts are divided into two levels, for both beginning and novice yoga practitioners, each focusing primarily on strengthening and increasing mobility in the hips and lower back.
Workout includes an energizing prewarm-up, a standing warm-up, muscle firming, and lengthening mat work, a 6-minute deep abdominal workout that tightens the abdominals while it strengthens the back, and a restorative section with relaxation.
Specialized yoga instruction is provided in Yoga Wisdom for Back Pain and Tight Hips. Reputable yoga teacher Allison Nolan demonstrates a series of positions and movements intended to relieve pressure and stress on the back and hips. The exercises presented here are appropriate for both beginning and experienced yoga practitioners.