Question: What are some good yoga poses for lower back aches?

Child’s Pose is great- letting your hips remain heavy towards your heels as you stay center, walk your hands right and left alternatively; Goddess with your hands on either leg and dipping one shoulder at a time to look over the opposite shoulder and press against your leg as you gently twist. Cat-Cow, anything that brings gentle, curvy movements into your spine in every direction. Simply forward folding with your knees bent deeply and your back curving, swinging gently from side to side. A lot of times, your back is sore because your hamstrings are tight. Try stretching the backs of your legs and hips, coming into a deep yogi squat will feel good and if your heels don’t touch the ground, put a rolled up towel under your heels or a block under your bum.

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