Yoga Therapy for Back Pain

A balancing practice to release and stregthen the back. Suitable for people with back and neck pain.

When: Saturday, 4:30 PM (1.5 hrs (90 min))
  Room: COM: Queenswood Arbutus


Back pain is the most common health complaint in North America and one of the top reasons for missed work days. Based on her 15 years of experience teaching Backcare yoga and training teachers, Jules will lead you through the Ajna Yoga backcare model in this 90 minute class. This is experiential learning at its best- you will feel in your body which muscles need to be released, which ones need to be strengthened, and how yoga therapy tools can be applied for back pain.

Participants Need

Yoga mat, foam block, notebook

Presented by:

Jules Payne-VYC Presenter


Jules Payne

Jules has been training teachers of yoga since 2004 and co-founded Ajna Yoga with Michelle Kahan in 2008. Ajna is was one of the first yoga colleges internationally to be accredited by both the provincial government and the International Association of Yoga Therapists. Jules has a special interest in teaching yoga for healthy aging, backcare yoga, emotional balance and injury rehabilitation. At Ajna Yoga studio in Oak Bay, Jules teaches group classes, private yoga therapy sessions and therapeutic yoga teacher training. Her classes are an equal mix of education, therapeutic applications and fun.