Yoga Adjustments Intention Intention: What is it that we want to communicate to the student in this moment?...and why If I broadly defined what a correct adjustment is, I would say that a correct adjustment is the one that effectively fulfills the intention created by the adjuster based on their experience and the variables of the student. Intention is a really important word in our conversation about doing adjustments. We want to have a really clear intention when we place our hands on someone. The ...
There are two answers to the question of whether we should always put our right foot into lotus first? One answer is tradition. The other is anatomical. Check out this question of the month for more details.
I hear so many questions about downward facing dog. Where should your feet and hands be? Where should your shoulders be? Explore downward facing dog and find the right patterns for your body.
The Triceps Brachii is located on the posterior of the upper arm. It’s also our muscle of the month. Where does it attach? What actions does it do? Which postures is it involved in?
So this month’s question comes from Jessica Payne and she asked a very simple question, well, she asked a complex question, but, it’s very simply written. What are the exact muscles you are engaging to do a crow or crane press to handstand?
The question of the month was: Which muscles or muscle groups prevent me from binding in Marichyasana C? As usual, I give my response and nothing is ever as simple as it might seem.
Teres Major is this month’s muscle of the month. Get information on where this muscle is, where it attaches, it’s function and where it shows up in your yoga practice!
What’s the difference between the “fuzz” and scar tissue? This month I answered this question submitted through the website.
Transitioning from Up Dog to Down Dog can be as simple as flipping your feet. Why not take advantage of this movement and develop a pattern that leads you to move from the core of your body?
This month’s muscle of the month is the Brachialis Muscle. As usual we break down the muscle, what the name means, where it attaches, what actions it does, and where we see it contracting or lengthening in our yoga practice.