SMR and Stretching

Quick 10 minute Tutorial and brief overview of Self Myofascial release and simple stretches to reduce sitting and back pain.

Self myofascial release – or SMR – is a form of tool-assisted, self-massage that is used to help with muscle and joint pain. Essentially, SMR requires you to self-massage your muscles with a foam roller, a firm massage ball or a massage stick/roll to help relieve certain areas of pain

These stretches, Crescent Lunge, Reclined Hamstring Stretch, and sleeping Pigeon are all staples of both advanced and beginners yoga practices.

Here is a longer Video. 40 Minutes of Foam rolling and Stretching.