Yoga Anatomy Articles


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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How Much Are We Using Leg Muscles In Standing Yoga Postures?

David summarizes research which suggests that the leg muscles which stabilize the ankle are important in maintaining standing balance poses.…
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Should The Knee Go In Front Of The Ankle In Yoga?

David explains when it’s okay for us to place the knee in front of the ankle in poses like side…
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Fibularis Longus Muscle (Peroneus Longus Muscle)

This month David highlights the fibularis longus muscle (peroneus longus muscle). Learn where these lower leg muscles are found, what…
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The Tibialis Anterior Muscle

This month David highlights the tibialis anterior muscle. Learn where these lower leg muscles are found, what they do, and…
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The Soleus Muscles

This month David highlights the soleus muscles. Learn where these lower leg muscles are found, what they do, and what…
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Should the Knee Ever Go Past the Ankle or Toes in Warrior?

Should the knees go past the ankle or toes? We hear this all the time in yoga classes but why…
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Ankle Pain in Half Lotus Pose: How to Evolve Your Half Lotus Without Pain

David shares his approaches to working with ankle pain in half lotus. Find out what might be causing your ankle…
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Foot Foundation by David Keil © 2005

Those wonderful glorious feet, unfortunately, kept in containers (shoes) most of the day. Poor things have quite a responsibility in…