Mar 18: Low Back Pain
With Sarah Zahab
Monday March 18th 2019, 1:00-2:00pm - NFP Billings Bridge
Many of us experience low back pain at some point in our lives. There are multiple causes and contributing factors to low back pain - muscle strain, weakness and or immobility may be the culprit. Learn gentle stretches to improve mobility as well as strengthening exercises to improve lumbo-pelvic stability and support.
Attendees will learn:
- Potential causes of low back pain
- Strategies to help prevent low back strain including proper lifting and bending techniques
- Gentle stretches and exercises to help support low back
This workshop is intended to help support the low back area with exercises and stretches and is not intended to diagnose individuals or treat those who are currently in acute pain. Participants should be cleared by their health care provider before beginning any new exercise program.
Sarah Zahab is a Registered Kinesiologist, Certified Exercise Physiologist, Neurokinetic Therapy® practitioner, fitness presenter and group fitness instructor. She is the owner of Continuum Fitness and Movement Performance Inc. in Westboro Ottawa, a personal coaching studio offering one on one coaching instruction and athletic therapy services. Sarah is a former international fitness competitor and was fortunate to represent Canada at the Ms Fitness World competition 4 times. She is the creator of the Prenatal and Postnatal Strength workout DVDs available on amazon.com. She presents fitness workshops at conferences in Canada and is a nationally ranked race walker.