YHLB Yoga for back pain Logo and BannerSpecialised Gentle Yoga Course to Teach You Help Yourself Decrease Back Pain – ‘Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs’

“A life-changing experience, after years of frustration.”

“The CD is like magic – feels as if I’m stuffed full of painkillers.”

“Before I felt I was on a depressing, downward spiral of degeneration, but what I have learnt on this course has made me so positive about my future.”

YHLB Yoga Relaxing Pose for Back Pain


The gentle and specialised ‘Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs’ (YHLB) programme is designed

to teach you to help yourself to

improved comfort, health and well-being

for now and the future.


ONLINE / VIRTUAL COURSES TAUGHT BY ZOOM OR OTHER FOR 2021……   Go to Find a Teacher Page and enter ‘Zoom’ into 2nd Search box for a list of teachers to contact about learning this over an online platform.  It will include a pre-course one-to-one session.

Help Yourself with Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs.

This specialised YHLB Yoga 12-class course can empower you, as it has 1000s of others.

c.80% of people experience low back pain (chronic, recurring, episodic or persistent).

Many do not realise there are things they can do to help themselves – there is!

63% improvement in managing / coping with their back pain on their own +

Decreases in: Pain, depression, anxiety (YHLB Course Attendees in Cornwall 2015 study)


Why Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs?
– Uniquely Strong Evidence-Base and Specific.

The enjoyable, specific 12 yoga classes plus
accompanying Resources Pack (book, Relaxation audio tracks, practice sheets, hand-outs)
= the same as those used successfully in our research.
Registered teachers are trained by the same research teacher trainer.

As in the original research, they teach the same course
according to the same 12 class plans
contained within the same Teachers’ Manual
and know how to teach you to adapt  and personalize the yoga for you.

YHLB Yoga worked in the research and is continuing to work well for people now.

YHLB Yoga for Backcare

Recommended back-care self-management choice –

Well-structured mind-body group exercise, such as this gentle ‘Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs’ course, is now recommended nationally for managing low back pain.

Health professionals, such as GPs, pain/physiotherapist/spinal consultants, osteopaths and physiotherapists are now signposting to this specific evidence-based YHLB Yoga course.


No teacher in your area?

Consider asking local yoga teachers if they would be willing to do our ‘Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs’ training.

Ask your health provider if they can help to arrange for a team of teachers to be available in your area.


Relaxations to help you now.

Our 4-track YHLB Yoga Relaxations CD / downloadable album (58-minute) is part of our Resources Pack that you will need if you are attending a YHLB 12-class course.

Also useful as a stand-alone educational tool that can help you to learn how to reduce physical/mental tension.

The ‘YHLB Relaxations Album’ is available for download – 4 audio tracks plus ‘cover’ for digital download at the point of purchase – ideally you will get this as part of your Resources Pack.


Workplace Subsidies

Your Workplace should be keen for employees to attend due to…
70% reduction in work absenteeism (equating to employer savings of over £1000 Spine Journal).

Some offer subsidized courses and/or gift time off work to attend YHLB.

63% improvement in pain levels affecting work; PLUS improved mental health (anxiety, depression, stress).



Our ‘Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs’ book is part of the course and is contained in our Resources Pack, but it is available by itself too.

Sales help to fund this website and help keep our social enterprise alive – thank you.


Download our Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs Trifold Info Leaflet vSept2018


Thank you for your interest and support. 

We trust you find this social enterprise website useful and will recommend it to others. 

If you are one of the 1000s of people who have already benefited from our 12-week ‘Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs’ course, you may feel motivated to help us to help others – thank you for telling people about YHLB Yoga.   Many thanks.


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PLEASE NOTE – DISCLAIMER:-  In order to teach this yoga programme effectively and safely, the experienced yoga teachers who taught for the trial were fully trained in how to deliver the 12 class plans in this specialised ‘Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs’ course. We take no responsibility for anyone trying to teach without having prior training in this programme nor for anyone following this yoga without being taught by someone specifically trained in this ‘Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs’ course programme.  This yoga programme was designed for those with general ‘non-specific’ recurring/episodic/persistent low back pain.