ECHOyoga Shala, Makati, To offer One-Day Yoga Class for Back Pain Relief

Suffering from scoliosis and lower back stiffness and pain? Yoga Back Care workshop will teach you a sequence of poses to slowly and gently relax sore back muscles and awaken the flexibility of the spine.

ECHOyoga Shala is a community space for people to share practice and experience their lives through yoga. ECHO means Empowerment, Care, Health and Oneness.

ECHOyoga Shala is going to hold a one-day YOGA BACK CARE class on January 25, 2014, Saturday, 4 – 6 p.m. at STEPS DANCE STUDIO, 8465 Kalayaan Avenue, Barangay Poblacion (Behind Rockwell), Makati City.

Yoga Back Care is a one-off workshop for those suffering from scoliosis and lower back stiffness and pain. The workshop will educate the student in the use of daily regimen of self-care that acts to manage and ultimately prevent the reoccurrence of back pain through healthy postural and movement patterns. The student will be introduced to a sequence of poses to slowly and gently relax sore back muscles and strengthen them and to decompress and awaken the flexibility of the spine, creating more space for movement and flexibility. 

Yoga Back Care will be taught by Anne Contreras, who has been involved in a yoga practice since 1995. She is trained in Ashtanga Vinyasa and Iyengar yoga in Indonesia, Thailand, and the US, and is a certified teacher. Her teaching style incorporates her knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine as well as her decade-long Vipassana meditation practice. She has a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Sofia University (formerly the Institute for the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology) in Palo Alto, California, USA. She shares her counseling experience at ECHOyoga Shala, where she also teaches classes and offers counseling for individuals, couples, families, and children by appointment. 

Yoga Back Care workshop is priced at PhP 1,000. For more information or to reserve a slot, contatc them via:, mobile: 0906-5063958,

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