This month, David answers the question: Is shoulder rotation restricting my handstands and arm balances? David shares some techniques for distinguishing between anatomical restriction and muscular tightness in the shoulder girdle.
How do you know when it’s time to add poses in the Ashtanga intermediate series? In this post, David discusses the relationships between aspects of the Ashtanga yoga primary and intermediate sequences and how to use that information to decide when beginning the Ashtanga intermediate series is right for you.
This month, David answers a question about whether you should open your knees for lotus? You shouldn’t, you should focus on your hips. When it comes to lotus he suggests that opening the hips with preparation postures can be very beneficial.
David breaks down side angle and revolved side angle pose. Learn what components allow or restrict access to these postures. Understand what patterns can be established to evolve these poses over time.
This month, David answers a question about body proportions and the vinyasa transition: jump through/jump back. Is it true that your arms are too short to jump through?
David breaks down triangle and revolved triangle pose. Learn what components allow or restrict access to these postures. Understand what patterns can be established to evolve these poses over time.
How do you know when you might be acquiring an anatomical imbalance from yoga practice? In this post, David discusses aspects of the Ashtanga yoga primary series and how to emphasize the aspects that are right for you.
How Do You Know When to Add Poses in the Ashtanga Primary Series? In this post, David shares what he considers to be the signs that you are ready to add the next pose.
Is supta viarasana really a psoas stretch? David explains the anatomical reasons why the psoas is not necessarily stretched in a yoga posture such as supta virasana.
David shares some anatomical reasons for why working with long femurs in handstands and jump throughs might be challenging!