Yoga for the spine is a special form of yoga exercises designed for people who have problems with the spine. The program was created in collaboration with top experts and physiotherapy is appropriate for everyone, regardless of age and health status, so you can exercise even a person in a wheelchair with the assistance of individual instructors.
Yoga Program for the spine, exercise in the company Yoga in Daily Life at multiple locations in Zagreb, the capital is located in the Yoga Center Jurisiceva 3/IV (www.yoga-in-daily-life.hr, tel: 01/481- 2624, 091-505-2255).
“This special program is good for almost all problems with the spine,” says Swami Vivekpuri, instructor of Yoga in Daily Life. “Excellent results in a distortion of the spine such as kyphosis, lordosis, scoliosis, degenerative changes, chronic problems such as sciatica and herniated disk, and the elderly to postpone old age stiffness and osteoporosis.”
“The exercises are recommended during puberty and young people when it comes to rapid growth which causes incorrect posture due to short and weak muscles, a long irregular posture always ends with one of the diagnoses. Yoga for the spine is different from the rest of yoga in everyday life only in that emphasis on those positions and exercises to relieve back problems and was made in collaboration with physicians and physiologists, and also practiced as an official treatment in rehabilitation centers in several countries, “Swami says Vivekpuri.
It is believed that most problems with the spine is caused by weak muscles, overweight, short muscles, improper posture and improper breathing. In fact, if you do not have strong enough muscles of the spine, all the forces of movement and lifting directly transmitted to the vertebrae and discs. And when a person is overweight, combined with weak muscles and the spine is already under stress the force of gravity exerts so extreme that the inevitable pain.
“The basic rule to solve the problem of pain in all joints is strengthening two opposing muscle to take over the load and thus reduce the wear of the joint. Same principle applies to the spine where it is important to achieve more balance and muscle on the left and right sides of the spine to avoid distortions proper position of the pelvis, hips, and thus the entire body. Therefore, the goal is not just yoga exercises for strengthening, stretching and more, and balancing the muscles of both sides of the body, “says Swami Vivekpuri.
Marđari – Cat
Description of Exercise: Sit on heels, put your hands on the thighs, the back is upright and
relaxed. Inhaling raise your outstretched arm to shoulder height, palms
down, and lift your knees to the back erect. Exhaling bend forward and
palms down on the floor, so that the arms and legs form a right angle to the floor. Stretch the
back like a cat, so that the curve the back-up. At the same time lower the head and
direct view of the navel. The entire spine is bent, the bristles.
Inhaling bend back down and head up. The spine is like a saddle, stretched and abdominal muscles are relaxed. Direct view of the more up, so to stretch the front of the chest. Do these moves 3 times more in line with breathing. Then, inhaling, lift the knees and extend your arms forward. Exhaling, return to starting position.
The benefits of exercise
It relaxes the muscles along the spine, making it supple and flexible. Improves digestion,
alleviates menstrual discomfort, and is also good for practicing deep abdominal and