Liz Owen has practiced yoga for twenty-five years and has taught it since 1990, focusing on alignment-based yoga practice as a tool for well-being and healthy living. She has conducted classes and workshops on healthy back care and healing back pain through yoga every week for the past ten years. She has published numerous articles on yoga on Beliefnet.com. She is coauthor of an NIH-funded study at Boston University Medical Center, which focuses on yoga as a healing modality for depression. She teaches throughout New England and at yoga conferences elsewhere.