Back pain is a slow killer; at one moment in your life it creeps into your system, you then learn to live with it. Slowly it is getting worse and one day you may reach a point of no return when surgery is imminent. Do not let this happen! It is time to set a [...]
The pillow is designed to be mounted on top of the BackMitra® and suits the needs of those with tight and rounded upper backs. With the help of the pillow the neck can be stretched to a fuller extent, facilitating a more effective BackMitra® experience. fig. 1 Place the pillow with the logo [...]
Did you know that in the morning you are a few centimeters taller than in the evening? According to medical science this is due to re-absorption of liquid into the spinal disks during the night. During the day the disks lose their fluid bit by bit due to compression caused by the weight they are [...]
This is for everyone who owns a website and is wondering why after all this time it still isn’t showing up anywhere near the first page in Google. Here are 7 things you must do in order to start climbing the ladder. 1. Does Google even know your website exists? If your website doesn’t show [...]
Your posture influences your energy level, your mood, your self esteem and the way in which people around you re-act to you. Here are 6 tips on how to improve it. 1. Sit straight While we were young we probably all heard our parents tell us to “Sit straight!” Do we still need that advice [...]
Yes, but how do you become a more successful teacher? In this time where you can find a yoga studio on virtually every corner it is becoming a challenge to fill classes, especially for starting teachers. What can you do? Here's a short story... I started restorative alignment in Mexico with Brigitte Longueville in 2009. [...]
A short video on Brigitte Longueville presenting restorative yoga with the BackMitra at the 10th National Yoga Conference 2013 in Mexico City.
To many of us it happens, with a sudden movement, after an intense workout, while lifting a load, or bending down to pick something up: back pain! All of a sudden we can’t do anymore what we used to do… How to avoid back pain? With only 5 to 10 minutes daily BackMitra exercises you [...]
To start with Your head, neck and upper back are supposed to lie on the BackMitra, in such a way that the upper part of the spinal column is being supported. One end of the BackMitra is located below the shoulder blades (see photo on the right for correct positioning on the back). Lying down [...]
A short video on Brigitte Longueville presenting the BackMitra at the 9th National Yoga Conference 2012 in Mexico City. 9th Yoga Conference - Restorative BackMitra Session with Brigitte Longueville.
Hello! I am Jose Luis, I am 20 years old, and I want to tell you about what happened to me. Jose Luis Espinosa Gomez A little more than two years ago I went on a trip with my friends to Zihuatanejo, and I had an accident. At the hotel where we were [...]