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Yoga for Back Pain

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm


3rd Floor, Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine, 315 W. Carpenter St., Springfield


Yoga for Back Pain meets 3:30-4:45 pm, each Wednesday through May 23.

Reduce your pain and improve your ability to move with this six-week yoga class. Yoga for Back Pain includes gentle yoga postures, breathing exercises and guided meditations.

  • No previous yoga experience is needed.
  • All levels of practitioners are welcome, including absolute beginners
  • Please dress comfortably
  • Bring a yoga mat

Research has shown that yoga is effective in treating chronic low back pain!

$108 per person ($18/class). Registration is required, and class size is limited.

To register: Mail/drop off your completed registration form and payment to:  
Briana Manson, SIU Department of Psychiatry, 319 E. Madison, 3rd Floor Administrative Offices.

Questions? Contact class leader Ruta Kulys, LCSW, at or 217-545-7663. Kulys is a certified yoga therapist and a certified yoga teacher. She is also a licensed psychotherapist who specializes in mind-body medicine.

Please note: This class is not affiliated with the Side-by-Side program at Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU.

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