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Yoga Therapy can relieve and heal sciatica. 

There is no one fix for sciatica. Although the pain is often caused by a bulging disc, the bulging disc is usually the result of repetitive movement and other contributing factors like how you use your body in daily activities (body mechanics), posture and muscle tone. I can help you with that. 

After experiencing sciatica myself I started offering workshops to help others understand and heal the condition.


 "I had been treated for Sciatica for almost eight months (physiotherapy, acupuncture, massage therapy, medications);  all without much improvement.  My physiotherapist asked me if I had heard of Yoga Therapy and suggested that I consider it. 

      At this point in time, I was desperate to try everything and anything and so I met Joanne.  I started at Inner Journey by taking her session that was especially formatted to improve spinal health/sciatica and within two weeks, I started to feel significant improvement.   

     The exercises were explained fully and Joanne was a big motivator for me.  I actually enjoyed practicing the stretches at home and if I had a question, she would explain it to me- again.  I liked the classes so much that I continue to attend her other classes.  She has a gentle touch and demeanor and is a very patient woman.   

     My only regret is that I did not find her sooner!  Thank you Joanne."  Jane Phair


What is sciatica?

Sciatica is not a diagnosis; they are symptoms and described as a painful sharp shooting radiating pain, tingling, numbness, or weakness in the leg, anywhere along the path of the sciatic nerve: in the buttock, hip, thigh, knee, calf, foot and/or toes. It's caused by a nerve impingement or compression in one of the nerve roots of the spine.

About these classes:
  • These classes are specifically designed for individuals with sciatic pain.

  • Safe, user friendly exercises that does not increase your pain.

  • Modifications for your body type

  • Learn how to stabilize the pelvic structure including the hips and psoas.

  • Increase flexibility in the upper body and shoulders.

  • Increase understanding of your condition and how to heal it.

  • Includes instructions for  exercises to do at home between classes to accelerate your healing.

  • Gain in flexibility and strength and return to the activities you love. 

My road to recovery:

I developed this condition myself in 2011 when I injured my spine in a sledding accident.  After much research, study and experimentation I found what worked for me and healed it.


I decided to share my knowledge with others so in 2013 I developed a two hour workshop for sciatica. I continued to learn from my students and received requests from around the world for information and exercises to heal this condition. So I wrote a manual that is now available on Amazon worldwide called Stop Sciatic Pain. 


Over time, the workshop evolved into 4-6 week series of classes and one day intensives for yoga teachers and the general public. 


Audio Recordings for Sciatica

Listen and follow Joanne's instructions of the exercises recorded live and in real time.


The audio recordings are edited versions of virtual classes taught to groups of individuals experiencing sciatic pain.


Experience the benefits of these classes in the comfort of your own home.Click  HERE  to start your free 2 week trial.