Splenius Capitis Muscle

Splenius Muscles

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This month David is highlighting the splenius muscles. They work to extend and rotate the neck. Take a look at where these muscles attach, what actions they do, and how they are used in yoga practice.

The Scalene Muscles

Scalene Muscles

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This month David is highlighting the scalene muscles. They work to stabilize and move the neck. They also assist as secondary respiratory muscles! Take a look at where these muscle attach, what actions they do, and how they are used in yoga practice.

The Sternocleidomastoid Muscle

Sternocleidomastoid Muscle

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This month David is highlighting the sternoleidomastoid (SCM) muscles in the neck. These muscles are important for both stabilization and movement of the neck. Take a look at where these muscle attach, what actions they do, and how they are used in yoga practice.