workshop Rhinebeck, NY

Relieve Back Pain With Yoga


Jun 3–5, 2022


Member: $335.00

Standard: $375.00

Adaptive yoga session

Learn to relieve back pain using simple-to-learn yoga poses with medical yoga therapist Terry Roth Schaff and registered yoga teacher Karen Abramson.

Terry Roth Schaff demonstrates a chair yoga posture to help relieve low back pain.

Do you struggle with back pain, yet find floor yoga too demanding? Discover how simple-to-learn, accessible yoga poses can begin to relieve back pain with two joyful teachers whose work has been recognized by the Arthritis Foundation, the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

During this special weekend, IAYT certified yoga therapist Terry Roth Schaff and experienced registered yoga teacher Karen Abramson guide you to use specific yoga postures and props—such as chairs, blankets, blocks, and straps—to treat such widespread ailments as osteoporosis, arthritis, herniated discs, and stenosis. The positive results of Terry's accessible yoga program became the basis of the popular spinal care program at Manhattan Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. It is based on taking classic yoga poses and adapting them to be safely and therapeutically practiced by those with specific back problems.

Through yoga practice, lecture, and discussion, you learn to:

  • Use postures and sequences for particular issues, including which ones to exclude
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the mechanics of your body
  • Modify yoga postures for physical impairments affecting stability, balance, flexibility, and range of motion
  • Enjoy your yoga experience safely and comfortably

Terry’s newest book, Medical Yoga Therapy: A Practical Guide for the Yoga & Medical Community is being used as a textbook to train yoga therapists, nurses, and other medical professionals.

More Information

Recommended Reading:

  • Medical Yoga Therapy: A Practical Guide for the Yoga & Medical Community by Terry Roth Schaff

Things to Bring

Please note that Omega will not be providing yoga mats to borrow, so you must bring one with you or purchase a mat at the Omega Store.

Workshop Rhinebeck, NY

Jun 3–5, 2022

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