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Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs (YHLB) - a 12 week course
Mon 21 November 2016, 11:15 – 12:30 GMT
For people with chronic or recurring low back pain - must be booked prior to course start date. Sessions cannot be booked individually. NEXT COURSE STARTS JANUARY 2017. REGISTER YOUR INTEREST NOW to avoid disappointment.
The first YHLB 12 week course in Rugby will take place from September 2016 – December 2016. It will be 11.15am – 12.30pm on Mondays at Overslade Community Centre. The course will proceed with a minimum of 4 participants and a maximum of 8. Exact course dates are: 12, 19, 26 September, 3, 10, 17, 31 October (with a break for half term – no class 24 October), 7, 14, 21, 28 November and 5 December. Please be aware there are no refunds for missed classes. Attending a missed week on a future class may be possible but the best results will be obtained by attending all 12 sessions.
**Starting 12 September 2016**
Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs (YHLB) is a specialised, evidenced-based, 12 week course designed to give those with chronic or recurring low back pain a toolkit to improve and maintain a healthy back for life. This yoga is based on a successful large scale clinical trial, funded by Arthritis UK in conjunction with The University of York. It is gentle, effective, enjoyable, beginner-friendly, with small group classes (3-12 people maximum) and individualised support. It teaches and motivates health and well-being self-management. It was recently endorsed by the NICE guidelines. The positive results showing it to be safe and effective were published in the Annals of Internal Medicine (‘Yoga for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Trial’ H. Tilbrook, 2011). The Cost Evaluation in the Journal Spine (LH Chuang, 2012) showed it to be cost-effective for the NHS, society and the workplace. A social enterprise has been set up to allow more people to benefit from the same yoga programme used in this randomised controlled trial.
Further details about the clinical trial and this particular yoga course can be found on the www.yogaforbacks.co.uk website. Click here to watch a 4 minute video about this yoga.
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This course will be held 11.15-12.30pm on Mondays at Overslade Community Centre and consists of 12 x 75 minute classes comprising easy foundational yoga poses. Props such as a yoga block, blanket or belt are used to aid effectiveness and ensure absolute comfort.
The first few courses will be offered at a discounted rate, starting at £150 for the first course, and rising to the full rate of £200 / course by September 2017. The full course fees include a manual, a relaxation CD and colour photocopies of class plans to support your home practice.