Based on our survey of over 2000 yoga practitioners, David shares practitioners’ experiences with types of injuries in yoga and the contexts in which they happened.
When are yoga practitioners most at risk for low back injuries? David reports on the experiences of our survey of 2000+ practitioners regarding low back injuries in yoga.
When are yoga practitioners most at risk for shoulder injuries? David reports on the experiences of our survey of 2000+ practitioners regarding shoulder injuries in yoga and chaturanga injury.
This month, David answers a question about forward bending. David discusses why we sometimes like to pull the flesh from the sitting bones in forward bend and whether or not doing that is likely to be related to sit bone pain.
When are yoga practitioners most at risk for knee injuries? David reports on the experiences of our survey of 2000+ practitioners regarding knee injuries in yoga and injuries in lotus-type postures.
Working with eka pada sirsasana (leg behind head) is the subject of this month’s question of the month. David offers some thoughts on that neck pain you’ve been having.
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.
Hamstring injuries are prevalent in yoga. In our survey, we found some very interesting relationships between forward bends and hamstring injuries. The data may surprise you!
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 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.