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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Can Yoga Increase Altruism Among Business Managers?

Recent research indicates that yoga may increase altruism and related cognitive states for business managers. Find out what research found.…
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Can Yoga Support A Positive Body Image?

Recent research suggests that yoga can help increase embodiment and decrease self-objectification, improving overall body image.…
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Can Yoga Help An Antarctic Expedition Team Manage Stress?

Find out how yoga may help an Antarctic expedition team manage the physical and mental stress of doing research at…
Featured image for “Can Yoga Reduce Symptoms Of Knee Osteoarthritis?”

Can Yoga Reduce Symptoms Of Knee Osteoarthritis?

Research suggests that yoga may reduce symptoms of knee osteoarthritis without causing additional pain or injury.…
Featured image for “How Does Pranayama Affect Our Physiology?”

How Does Pranayama Affect Our Physiology?

Pranayama affects our physiology in many positive ways. Learn how yogic breathing practices may affect us from this recent research…
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Pranayama Can Potentially Improve Quality Of Life For Asthma Sufferers

Research suggests pranayama, or yogic breathing, may improve asthma symptoms and quality of life for asthma sufferers.…
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How Much Muscular Effort Is Used In Standing Yoga Postures?

Recent research evaluates physical effort needed to do common standing yoga postures and explains how that effort compares to walking.…
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Balancing Effort And Ease: Are You Working Too Hard In Yoga?

Balancing effort and ease is an important part of your yoga practice. Here are some tips to determine if you’re…
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Yoga Reduces Tension Type Headache Symptoms

Research suggests yoga can reduce tension-type headache symptoms, but does not improve migraines. Learn more about yoga and headaches.…
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Yoga Improves Cognitive Function And Mood

Recent research that suggests low intensity yoga practice can improve cognitive function and mood in sedentary young adults.…
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How Does Yoga Reduce Stress?

A recent review paper shares several models for how embodiment through yoga postures could reduce perception of stress and help…
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Should You Practice Yoga During Your Menstrual Cycle?

Find out what aspects of your practice to consider modifying when practicing yoga during your menstrual cycle.…
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Can Yoga Help Manage Type 2 Diabetes?

Recent research which reviewed a group of smaller studies, reported that yoga can help manage the symptoms of type 2…
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Should You Do Other Exercise Besides Yoga?

Should you do other exercise besides yoga? Find out why yoga offers some kinds of exercise benefits, but not others.…
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Can Yoga Reduce Stress During Pregnancy And Improve Sleep?

Recent research which suggests that a simple maternity yoga practice reduces stress and improves sleep during pregnancy.…
Featured image for “Why Does Yoga Breathing Improve Our Health?”

Why Does Yoga Breathing Improve Our Health?

Recent research shows that the parasympathetic nervous system contributes to increased heart rate variability at low breathing rates in yoga.…
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Yoga Affects Brain Structure And Function

Researchers suggest that yoga affects brain structure and function. Yoga practitioners had greater hippocampus tissue volume and prefrontal cortex activity.…
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Can We Use Yoga To Manage Anxiety?

Recent research suggests that we can use yoga to manage anxiety. Further research is needed to discover what practices were…
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Can Yoga Practice Improve Immune System Function?

Research suggests that yoga practice can improve immune system function. More years of practice may increase the likelihood of this.…
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Does Yoga Practice Increase Equanimity?

Recent research suggests that yoga practice can increase equanimity. Frequency of practice and intention affected impacts of practice.…
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Can Yoga Practice Reduce Obesity And Metabolic Syndrome?

David summarizes recent research that suggests yoga practice can positively impact obesity and markers of metabolic syndrome.…