For the first 3 weeks post cycling accident, my tibial fracture required me to have a straight leg splint. This restricted me to sitting in a chair with leg elevated or a wheelchair. This put a tremendous amount of pressure on my back. I completely lost my yoga mojo but out of necessity, I found creative ways of doing yoga.
This can apply to anyone who has been injured or has limited mobility.
Great chair yoga sequence
With all these poses, sit comfortably in a chair to start. In yoga, it's important to connect the breath to movement. These poses warm up back and shoulders, creates space between the vertebrae.
1. Sitting side bends
2. Sitting cat/cow
3. Sitting spinal twists
4. Sitting neck stretches
Tim & Shannon: Part time yoga teachers from Cookham, Berkshire. We thought it would be fun to share our learning experiences with like minded people.