Skip Sub-navigation
July 18–20, 2014 Friday–Sunday 2 nights
Continuing Education Credits

Iyengar Yoga for Back Care

Elise Browning Miller
Elise Browning Miller

Elise Browning Miller, MA, holds a master’s degree in therapeutic recreation and is a senior Iyengar Yoga teacher who has studied on numerous occasions with B. K. S. Iyengar and Geeta Iyengar in India. She…
Full Bio & Programs

show presenter details hide presenter details
Program Details

For all levels, from beginners (min. 3 months) to yoga teachers.

This program teaches yoga as an approach to relief from chronic back pain, for conditions ranging from minor neck and lower back tension to severe scoliosis. Coauthor of Yoga: Anytime, Anywhere, Elise Browning Miller teaches how yoga postures, when practiced with the correct emphasis, can be extremely successful in alleviating this pain.

This program addresses

  • How to use yoga to increase strength and flexibility in the back, focusing on the relationship between the spinal column, pelvis, and shoulder blades
  • Beneficial classical and modified asanas for back conditions, including lower back pain, disc disease, sciatica, upper back and neck tightness, and scoliosis
  • Anatomy, as it relates to poses taught.

Elise’s teaching is precise, down-to-earth, and nurturing. She encourages students to draw on inner knowing and to move safely beyond perceived limitations.

Required reading Elise Browning Miller, Yoga for Back Care (

Special pricing Combine two back-to-back or all three of Elise’s July programs for a 10 percent tuition discount for each program. Please call to register.

CE Credits
This program is eligible for
  • 9 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
  • 9 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge