Back Tonic Workshop


Back pain? Yoga can help! And yes, even YOU can do yoga pain-free!


  • specific poses to diminish and / or eliminate back pain
  • how to use props
  • how to adapt future yoga sessions to fit individual needs

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recommends exercise to reduce back pain.  The primary goal of an exercise program for the spine is to make the muscles of the back, stomach, hips and thighs strong and flexible.

The Back Tonic workshop will incorporate strength and flexibility training while educating clients about their bodies.  The class will include:

  • Stretches to lengthen the back
  • Core Work
  • Standing poses
  • Stretches for hamstrings and hips
  • Question/Answer period

November 17, 2:00-4:30 pm

Fee: $60

Location : Precision Human Performance
1335 West Lake Street

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Workshop is limited to 10 students & pre-registration is required.



Laura Peskoe, MSW, E-RYT has been practicing yoga since the early 1990′s and teaching since 2001. Diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 1999, she understands how pain can impact your life. Drawing on the many schools she has studied, including Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Prajna, Forrest and Bikram, Yoga Tune-Up and even Biomechanics, Laura collaborates with Physical Therapists and Orthopedic Surgeons to help clients avoid surgery and become pain-free. She has extensive experience working with clients whose back issues range from congenital to herniated disks, spinal fusions, and back surgeries. 

Laura is very supportive in her teaching and takes alignment seriously but she also has a sense of humor and is often playful (possibly mischievous) in her teaching. It helps to laugh when you realize your foot is trying to go WHERE?! Laura’s goal in working with her clients is to help them to be smarter about their bodies, safer in how they use them and stronger than they thought possible!


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