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.
This month’s muscle of the month is the Levator Scapulae! It can definitely be a real “pain in the neck” if it gets pissed off. As usual get a concise look at this muscle, it’s attachments, function, and dysfunction.
The pectoralis minor is the muscle of the month. As usual we give a simple and straight forward presentation of its attachments and function with application to yoga.
In this question of the month a student asked about Labral Tears for her existing population of students. Labral tears have been on the rise in the yoga community and there are a few factors we should keep in mind.
The trapezius muscle is this month’s muscle of the month. As usual we describe its attachments and its functions in a simple and straightforward manner.
The rhomboid muscle is this months muscle of the month. What do the words mean, where does it attach, and what actions does it do? Read more to find out the details.
I currently have left medial knee pain when attempting full lotus pose so for now I only take things as far as half lotus pose. (Smart). When I lay on my back with knees bent, I am able to bring my right foot to half lotus then slowly bring my left foot into full lotus. I feel no pain in supine full lotus but only a slightly tighter left knee.