This month I’m highlighting the gluteus medius muscle. This is one of the muscles responsible for stabilization and abduction at the hip. Take a look at where this muscle attaches, what actions it does, and how it is used in yoga practice.
David shares his approaches to working with ankle pain in half lotus. Find out what might be causing your ankle pain and how to evolve your half lotus without pain.
This month I’m highlighting the deep six lateral rotators. The deep six lateral rotators are a powerful group of muscles that move the hip. Take a look at where these muscles attach, what actions they do, and how they are used in yoga practice.
Yoga twisting and disk herniations is the topic of this question of the month. David gives some guidelines for how to test and modify twisting postures in yoga when you or a student has a disk herniation.
This month’s muscle is Pectoralis major. We’ll take a look at where is attaches in the body, what actions it does, and how it comes into play in our yoga practice.
This month’s question comes from Shirley, who asks about frozen shoulder and yoga. How do you modify practice for this condition? David gives some guidelines for yoga practice in the three stages of frozen shoulder.
This month’s muscle is sartorius. We’ll take a look at where is attaches in the body, what actions it does, and where it shows up in our yoga practice.
This month’s question asks about winged scapula. What is winged scapula? When should you be concerned about the shoulder blades winging off the back and how do you create a strong shoulder girdle?
This month’s muscle focus is the Adductor group. We’ll take a look at where they attach in the body, what actions they do, and where they show up in our yoga practice.
This month’s question comes from Jade. She asked a question about elbow pain in yoga practice. What might be causing that elbow pain and how do you work with it?