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The Rhomboid Muscle

The rhomboid muscle is this months muscle of the month. What
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Jump Back in Sun Salutations – Part 5

Now that we have established some hand foundation in Part 4
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Why Is Doing Lotus Pose Upside Down Easier?

  Transcript below of Why is it easier to do lotus pose
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The Latissimus Dorsi Muscle

Latissimus Dorsi is this month's muscle of the month. As usu
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About David – Yoga Anatomy Presenter

david keil yoga anatomyThis website is simply about delivering yoga anatomy to the yoga community in a simple and understandable way. It has always been about you, the reader understanding the complexity and diversity of our own humanness as well as our anatomy.

Many of you interact with anatomy in two key places. The first is relative to injury, either in a preventative way, or after some type of injury has occurred. The second is often when we want to do a particular asana but can’t and want to know why. In other words, you’re looking for the technique or anatomical restriction that limits your ability to do a pose. This is where yoga anatomy comes in.

From this, we often want “the answer” to the problem or the injury. Unfortunately there is often no simple answer or simple solution. It is not my desire to simplify the anatomy or the yoga itself, that would be an injustice to the complexity and diversity of who we are physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.

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