The video above is created by the Turkish Physiotherapist Murat Dalkilinç In the animation, Murat Dalkilinç illustrates the consequences of bad posture - especially in these times of our computers and mobile phones. We would do well to remind ourselves on a regular basis to keep our head up and our back straight! [...]
- The BackMitra helps dentists to cope with pain - Dealing with the demands of the dental profession often takes a toll on practitioners and their staff, in the form of pain, acute or chronic, associated with an awkward physical posture and mental/emotional stress. Both accumulate over time, starting during university training and increasing [...]
If you want to conquer the anxiety of life… live in the moment; live in the breath.” – Amit Ray One out of four Americans will experience an anxiety disorder at some point during their lives. Such disorders are sometimes accompanied by panic attacks – intense feelings of panic that often come out of [...]
Sleep is the golden chain that binds health and our bodies together – Thomas Dekker Sleep is the best meditation – Dalai Lama How yoga can help you unwind? A very common cause of sleeping disorders is stress. Stress prevents the body and the mind from relaxing and keeps thousands of people awake at night. And this [...]
Although running and yoga may seem like activities that are on opposite ends of the spectrum, they really are complementary activities that work together beautifully. Running is an excellent way to exercise your whole body aerobically at a high level of intensity. The main benefit of running includes gaining muscular strength, better cardiovascular health, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]