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Lastest Yoga Anatomy Articles

core in headstand

How Do I Control My Core In Headstand?

October 5, 2021
Learn why setting up your foundation correctly is just as important as engaging your core for stability in headstand.
Psychological Benefits of Yoga

Are There Psychological Benefits From An Hour Of Yoga?

September 28, 2021
There seem to be psychological benefits of yoga. Yoga practice may increase some positive emotions and psychological resources. Effects of yoga are likely specific to style and emphasis in each yoga practice.
Shoulder Impingement

Is Your Pain Really A Shoulder Impingement?

September 21, 2021
Find out why that pinchy pain is probably not a shoulder impingement. Learn how to modify common yoga postures for shoulder pain.
Yin Yoga And Ashtanga Is Yang Myth

Yin Yoga And The Myth That Ashtanga is Yang

September 14, 2021
Learn why yin yoga and Ashtanga are not mutually exclusive. Use your breathing to cultivate different qualities in your Ashtanga practice.
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About David - Yoga Anatomy Presenter

david keil yoga anatomyThis website is 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. We often 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 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 single 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. Read More »