Note: Make sure to consult your doctor to see if yoga is appropriate for you and find a qualified teacher to help you begin.
- About.com Back Pain Guide Anne Asher presents a thorough overview of how back pain sufferers should approach yoga, including the benefits of yoga and what precautions to take.
- This series of four yoga poses for beginners is intended to support back health. These poses are very gentle and serve as an introduction to basic stretching.
- This series of intermediate poses is designed to prevent back pain by improving basic spinal flexibility and addressing weak core and the spinal support muscles, which can often be the causes of pain.
- This series of standing yoga poses will help to create an awareness of the alignment of the hips and stretch the hamstrings, often problem areas. Standing poses are challenging for some people with back pain, but when appropriate, can improve your body alignment, which in turn improves your posture and helps alleviate back pain.