David discusses how the bandhas could be understood as physical, energetic, metaphorical and as an object of meditation. Bandhas are a multilayered concept.
One of David’s students shares her experience and suggestions for how to practice yoga when you are hypermobile.
David explains when it’s okay for us to place the knee in front of the ankle in poses like side angle. He also explains when the knee is most vulnerable.
David explains what it means to do too much yoga practice too soon and he shares some ideas on how to build your yoga practice without over-doing it.
In this post, David answers the question: how do I create a strong yoga practice? David discusses what it means to create a strong yoga practice and shares some suggestions for cultivating strength.
Our SI joint page includes information on the anatomy of the SI joint, including a current understanding of movement at the SI joint and potential dysfunction, as well as a discussion of the relevance of the SI joint to yoga practice.
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.
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.
How Are Practitioners Reporting Yoga Impacts Daily Life? A majority of respondents reported that they changed daily habits as a result of their yoga practice. Yoga impacted their choices with regard to diet, sleep patterns, alcohol consumption, smoking habits, and other physical activities.