This pretty much knocked out my intense back pain that I was suffering from today! Thanks Robyn ! Suffering from lower back pain? This 30-min therapy session focuses on the low back and sacroiliac (SI) joint. Through a series of self massage practices, hip opening postures, and core strengthening exercises, Grokker Yoga Expert Robyn Capobianco will teach you everything you need to know to keep your lower back healthy.
There are numerous exercises to help stretch your sacroiliac joint, bird dog, cobra, triangle and bridge are some of the best! If you are feeling pain in your lower back stretch and read more to see if you can pinpoint your pain in your SI joint here: http://www.braceability.com/blog/sacroiliac-joint-pain-exercises/
Bent over barbell row. A major compound pull exercise! Main muscles worked: Latissimus Dorsi, Middle and Lower Trapezii, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor, Rhomboids, Teres Major, Brachialis, Brachioradialis, Pectoralis Major, and Posterior Deltoid.
Jathara Parivrtti - Belly Twist - works sides of neck, pecks, obliques and glutes. Everything is PASSIVELY lengthening in this pose. The lecture notes have a full list of everything happening in this pose. This pose relaxes the breathing and postural muscles because of gravity. Relax your abs on the exhale to release the lower back muscles. Engage the abs while breathing to mobilize the upper back. You can apply this breathing techniques in all twists.