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?
There have been a couple of overlapping issues to the original article on Sit Bone Pain. It just shows that whatever the issue, problem, or pain is… it can be coming from a number of different places. Figuring it out isn’t always so easy. We also naturally try to come to some conclusion about what is going on and sometimes wrongly assume that all, in this case, sit bone pain is created equally.
This month’s muscle of the month is the adductor magnus. We’ll take a look at where it attaches on the body, what actions it does, and where it shows up in our yoga practice.
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.
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?
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.
Should we be rounding our spine when we do forward bends? Well, do you want a traditional answer or an anatomical answer? Should we touch forehead or chin to shin?
This month’s muscle of the month is the Biceps Brachii 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.
An imbalance of tension between the hamstrings on the right and left sides can lead to pelvic imbalances. This can lead to pressure in the SI Joint.