Tag Archives: back pain

“how yoga can wreck your body”: the NYT takes on yoga (again)

Ouch - yoga's gonna hurt, if your practice is driven by ego and bad form (image via icanhascheezburger.com)

It’s yet another article about yoga in the New York Times. And since it addresses yoga and injuries – specifically, yoga-induced injuries – it’s sent a shockwave through yoga social media channels.… Read more

a pain in the asana

this is not my spine

Okay, so one of the biggest changes in my life in recent months: I’ve stopped practicing asana.

I have a chronic and persistent back condition. After a few years of intermittent back pain, three years ago I was diagnosed with degerative disc disease (the disc between my L5 and sacrum had degenerated and the vertebrae had started to fuse together).… Read more