David discusses the cue to line up the outsides of the feet with the outsides of the mat in downward dog and why it’s important to pay attention to the knees.
David questions the common verbal cue to tuck the tailbone in yoga postures such as utkatasana and warrior 1.
David explains how he uses the knowledge of muscles, their attachments, and their actions, to help students in their yoga practice.
David explains why you should know your muscles. He discusses the benefits of learning the attachments and actions of your muscles.
In this article, David deconstructs the anatomy of leg behind head. Understand the anatomical components of this posture and gain insights into how to evolve it.
David explains why stabilization and depression of the scapulae is as important as squeezing the shoulder blades together in upward dog.
David explains why the anatomy of the hips affects our intention to stack the hips in triangle pose and how we can work with an idea of length and breath.
David explains why having the heels lined up in revolved triangle and similar poses is not the only way to align the feet. It all depends on your intention.
David explains when it’s okay for us to place the knee in front of the ankle in poses like side angle. He also explains when the knee is most vulnerable.
This month David highlights the pubococcygeal muscles or PC muscles. Learn where these pelvic floor muscles are found, what they do, and how they’re relevant to your yoga practice.