On Campus Program

Yoga Forma Facts, Awareness, and Practice for the Spine and Lower Back


Join Romy Phillips for an in-depth exploration of yoga as a tool for lower back issues and spine pain rehabilitation. Through helpful guidelines, methods, and brief presentations on anatomy, kinesiology, and practice, you discover the nuances of traditional yoga poses while utilizing adaptions from evidence-based research.

Come investigate common spinal conditions such as sciatica, lumbar sprain, herniated discs, scoliosis, stenosis, and spondylosis. Emphasis is placed on refining one’s practice, as well as injury-prevention tips for healthy participants and for those with previously diagnosed conditions.

Romy furthers and enriches these explorations with an introduction to the fundamentals of meditation, pranayama, and subtle-body anatomy. By strengthening both your physical and mental awareness, you can reap the rehabilitative benefits of yoga in effective new ways.

Recommended reading Romy Phillips and Z Altug, Yoga Forma: A Visual Resource Guide for the Spine and Lower Back.

Included in Your Stay


Daily Yoga Classes

3 All-Natural Meals Access to the Kripalu Grounds

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
All levels
Suitable For
Program Theme
All Yoga


Romy Phillips is a certified yoga instructor, yoga therapist, and coauthor of Yoga Forma: A Visual Resource Guide for the Spine and Lower Back.

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