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The Pectoralis Minor Muscle

The pectoralis minor is the muscle of the month. As usual we
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Students with Labral Tears?

In this question of the month a student asked about Labral T
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The Trapezius Muscle

The trapezius muscle is this month's muscle of the month. As
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Sun Salutations Part 6 – Lowering Into Chaturanga

In part 6 of the Sun Salutation series we take a closer look
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Simply the most readable yoga anatomy book on the market today. The conversational tone makes sure that the anatomical principles are completely understandable and practical for your practice and your teaching! Anatomy does not have to be hard, this …

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Anatomy for Practitioners and Teachers This is the best resource available for anyone trying to understand anatomy related to yoga. Most of us want to know more about our anatomy in two key places, when we are injured and when they can't do a po …


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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