The UK media recently ran the news about bad backs – go to yoga instead of your doctor! Studies in the US and UK show clear improvements to back pain and mobility after participating in 12 week yoga courses.Proven trials are showing what the ancient yogis knew all along - use back bending, forward bending, side bending and twists to keep the spinehealthy. On a very simple scientific level,moving the spine in all directions allows the vertebral discs to open and take in fluid to keep them from drying out. This has a knock on effect throughout the spine itself, ...