Yoga Anatomy Articles


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The yoga anatomy articles are organized into categories such as, InjuriesPosturesYour QuestionsYogaAnatomyYoga Anatomy Research Project, and even Yoga Adjustments.


They are also broken down more specifically by muscles, bandhas, breathing, sit bone pain, shoulders, psoas, and knee pain.


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Does Frequency Of Yoga Practice Matter?

Based on our survey of over 2000 yoga practitioners, David shares that doing a yoga practice at least 5 days…
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Yoga Contributed to Healing from Pain and Injury

Based on our survey of over 2000 yoga practitioners, David shares practitioners’ experiences of contexts in which yoga contributed to…
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Is Yoga Safe? – Injury In Yoga

In this article, David sums up the conversation on injury in yoga. He suggests a new conversation that empowers yoga…
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What’s Driving Yoga Injuries?

Based on our survey of over 2000 yoga practitioners, David shares practitioners’ experiences of yoga injuries and the contexts in…
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Yoga Injuries: When Do They Happen?

Based on our survey of over 2000 yoga practitioners, David shares practitioners’ experiences with types of injuries in yoga and…
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Low Back Injuries In Yoga: What Are Practitioners Experiencing?

When are yoga practitioners most at risk for low back injuries? David reports on the experiences of our survey of…
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Chaturanga and Shoulder Injuries in Yoga – What’s Going On?

When are yoga practitioners most at risk for shoulder injuries? David reports on the experiences of our survey of 2000+…
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Knee Injuries in Yoga: When Are Your Knees Most at Risk?

When are yoga practitioners most at risk for knee injuries? David reports on the experiences of our survey of 2000+…
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Gender and Yoga Practice: Is There Any Relationship?

Is yoga practice different between genders? Our survey shows more similarities than differences in yoga practice experience between genders!…
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Yoga and Aging: Is Yoga Practice Different As We Age?

Does yoga practice change as we age? Our survey shows small differences between practice habits and experiences between some age…
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Forward Bends and Hamstring Injury: Have You Injured Your Hamstrings?

Hamstring injuries are prevalent in yoga. In our survey, we found some very interesting relationships between forward bends and hamstring…
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Yoga Impacts Daily Life: What Are Survey Respondents Saying?

How Are Practitioners Reporting Yoga Impacts Daily Life? A majority of respondents reported that they changed daily habits as a…
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Injuries In Yoga Adjustments: What Are Practitioners Experiencing?

Injuries In Yoga Adjustments: What Are Practitioners Experiencing? Most respondents reported experiencing hands-on adjustments as “Very Helpful” and did not…
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Negative Experiences In Yoga Practice: What Do Practitioners Report?

What Negative Experiences In Yoga Practice Are Practitioners Reporting? While slightly more than half of respondents did report having some…
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What Are the Benefits of Doing a Yoga Practice?

What Are the Benefits of Doing a Yoga Practice? This is the second post that lays out the basic data…
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Assessing the Impacts of Yoga Asana – Survey Summary

The Yoga Anatomy Research Project (YARP) – This first post lays out the fundamental information that we gathered. It is…