VIDEOS FOR PAIN RELIEF

On this page, you will find the best routines to ease your aches and pains. There are sequences to alleviate lower back pain, pain in between the shoulder blades and stiffness and soreness in the neck. You can find the corresponding poses here.

Lower Back Pain

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Loose Hips

This is a gentle sequence designed to release tension in the hips. Loosening your hips can help to relieve lower back pain and increase suppleness.

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Total Relaxation

In this gentle sequence we loosen up the calves, hamstrings, hips, back and shoulders to let go of tension and slow down your mind.

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Supple Back

This relaxing sequence is focussed primarily on the lower back. If you have weakness or pain here, please listen carefully to your body.

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Pain Killer

This sequence is designed to release tightness, increase mobility throughout your body and relieve lingering aches and pains, naturally.

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Be Like Water

This sequence is designed to loosen up the spine, hips, shoulders and backs of the legs to improve suppleness and fluidity of movement.

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Relax The Hips

This video is designed to loosen up the hips and stretch the calves and hamstrings. It's great post-workout when your muscles are warm.

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Hip Stability

In this sequence, notice how challenging your balance requires stability in the hips and core. This can help to prevent lower back pain.

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Tip The Balance

In this sequence, with play around with shifting your centre of gravity in poses that challenge and enhance your balance and coordination skills.

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Hip Openers I

Legendary CrossFit trainer and physical therapist, Kelly Starrett, advises athletes to: "Spend as much time in a lunge as you can."

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Sun Salutations

In this routine, I break down Sun Salutation A—a classic sequence of poses that you will find in many hatha and vinyasa yoga classes.

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Hip Openers II

In this sequence, we flow through some deeper hip openers—Lizard, Half Frog and Reclining Butterfly. It sounds like a trip to the zoo.

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More Hamstrings

In yoga, forward bends are how we stretch the ankles, calves and hamstrings but please take care to modify if you have lower back issues.

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Hip Openers III

If tight hips are an issue for you, cycle through multiple different hip-opening sequences so that you don't get stuck in repeating patterns.

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Quads + Hips

Depending on the flexibility of your quads and hip flexors, this sequence is either going to be incredibly hard or a walk in the park.

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Core Strength 4

In this sequence we train both core strength and core flexibility. This has great benefits for performance and for reducing the risk of injury.

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Sunday Morning Yoga

In this sequence, we start with a few rounds of Box-Breathing, mobilise the spine and open up the hips. Try to stay present as you gradually unwind.

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Cool-Down

This gentle cool-down is designed to completely relax you after a workout—to release tight muscles and calm the central nervous system.

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Rest + Recovery

"A hard physical challenge must be met with an equally intense recovery. That’s one of the most profound lessons that yoga taught me."

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Hips + Hamstrings

This gentle post-workout sequence stretches out the ankles, calves, hamstrings, hip flexors, groin, glutes, piriformis, chest and shoulders.

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Full Body Stretch

You can practice this static stretching sequence after a workout to release tension in the muscles that you've been working during your session.

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Rest Day

The first half of this routine focuses on increasing mobility in the spine and upper body and the second half on opening up the hips.

Upper Back Pain

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Youthful Spine

In this sequence, we bend the spine forwards, backwards, side to side and in rotation, and finish with Progressive Muscle Relaxation.

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Body Awareness

When you slow down your movements, you can actually feel what's going on in your body much better than you thought you could.

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Easy Stretch

This sequence is a doozie for both upper and lower back pain. We mobilise the spine and stretch the hips, back, calves and hamstrings.

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Supple Back

This relaxing sequence is focussed primarily on the lower back. If you have weakness or pain here, please listen carefully to your body.

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Be Like Water

This sequence is designed to loosen up the spine, hips, shoulders and backs of the legs to improve suppleness and fluidity of movement.

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Flexible Spine

This backbending sequence involves a couple of trickier poses. It's a nice, lazy flow to try if you've been practicing for at least a few months.

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Twists + Turns

This twisting sequence is designed to wring out tension throughout the body, with a specific focus on the spine, abs, obliques and hips.

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Hip Stability

In this sequence, notice how challenging your balance requires stability in the hips and core. This can help to prevent lower back pain.

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Beginner Twists

This sequence combines standing, seated and reclining twists. Move mindfully through the poses, taking care not to over-rotate your spine.

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Deeper Backbends

This sequence includes some more advanced backbends. Please be cautious, taking the modified version of any pose that feels out of reach.

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Twist + Bend

This sequence combines twists and sidebends to stretch muscles throughout the body. Make sure that you are warmed up before you start.

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Wheel Prep

In this sequence we open up the hip flexors, stretch the chest and activate the glutes, in preparation for one of the deepest yoga backbends.

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Sunday Morning Yoga

In this sequence, we start with a few rounds of Box-Breathing, mobilise the spine and open up the hips. Try to stay present as you gradually unwind.

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Full Body Stretch

You can practice this static stretching sequence after a workout to release tension in the muscles that you've been working during your session.

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Stress Reliever

In this sequence, we flow through poses that stretch your spine in all directions and finish with a Progressive Muscle Relaxation.

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Back + Shoulder Love

This sequence is designed to loosen up the neck, shoulders, spine and back—releasing tension throughout your body to alleviate areas of pain.

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Neck + Shoulders

This gentle seated sequence is designed to release tightness in the neck and shoulders, improve t-spine mobility and relieve upper back pain.

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Bedtime Yoga

This is a relaxing sequence that you can do at the end of the day—to help you wind down and prepare your body for a restful night's sleep.

Neck Pain

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Youthful Spine

In this sequence, we bend the spine forwards, backwards, side to side and in rotation, and finish with Progressive Muscle Relaxation.

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Body Awareness

When you slow down your movements, you can actually feel what's going on in your body much better than you thought you could.

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Long Hard Day

In this relaxing sequence, we loosen up the neck and shoulders, stretch the outer hips and glutes and release tension at the lower back.

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Neck + Shoulders

This gentle seated sequence is designed to release tightness in the neck and shoulders, improve t-spine mobility and relieve upper back pain.

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Bedtime Yoga

This is a relaxing sequence that you can do at the end of the day—to help you wind down and prepare your body for a restful night's sleep.

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Unwind

This sequence is designed to relax your body and quiet your mind. We bend the spine in all directions. It's great to do at the end of a long day.

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Yoga For Sleep

This sequence is designed to help you wind down. It's a good one to do at the end of the day to transition you into a night of deep and restful sleep.