David breaks down the common cues about how to align your hands in upward dog and downward dog. He explains why the focus should actually be on the wrist.
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?
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’s muscle is Pectoralis major. We’ll take a look at where is attaches in the body, what actions it does, and how it comes into play in our yoga practice.
This month’s question asks about winged scapula. What is winged scapula? When should you be concerned about the shoulder blades winging off the back and how do you create a strong shoulder girdle?
The Triceps Brachii is located on the posterior of the upper arm. It’s also our muscle of the month. Where does it attach? What actions does it do? Which postures is it involved in?
The question of the month was: Which muscles or muscle groups prevent me from binding in Marichyasana C? As usual, I give my response and nothing is ever as simple as it might seem.
This month’s muscle of the month is the Brachialis Muscle. As usual we break down the muscle, what the name means, where it attaches, what actions it does, and where we see it contracting or lengthening in our yoga practice.
This month’s muscle of the month is the Biceps Brachii Muscle. As usual we break down the muscle, what the name means, where it attaches, what actions it does, and where we see it contracting or lengthening in our yoga practice.