Yoga Anatomy Articles


The yoga anatomy articles are organized into categories such as,  Injuries PosturesYour Questions Yoga Anatomy Yoga Injuries Research , Ashtanga Yoga Research , 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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Do Online And In-person Yoga Have Similar Benefits?

Practitioners rated online yoga as beneficial for its convenience and affordability, but less desirable than in-person yoga for connection.…
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How Do Different Styles Of Yoga Affect Stress?

Yoga can potentially affect stress differently in different styles of yoga says research from a small pilot study summarized here.…
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How Does Ashtanga Yoga Affect Our Brain?

Research summarized here suggests yoga may positively affect our brain by changing activity levels in specific areas. Areas of our…
Featured image for “Can Yoga Help Manage Depression Symptoms?”

Can Yoga Help Manage Depression Symptoms?

Research suggests yoga can help manage depression symptoms when used as one part of a larger plan of treatment.…
Featured image for “Can Yoga Help Young Adults Manage Stress?”

Can Yoga Help Young Adults Manage Stress?

Recent research suggests that yoga can help young adults manage stress by offering a tool to help regulate their autonomic…
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Mental, Emotional, And Spiritual Effects Of Ashtanga Yoga: Survey Project Overview

We surveyed more than 900 practitioners to learn more about the mental, emotional, and spiritual effects of Ashtanga yoga.…
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How Is Yoga Different From Meditation?

Learn how yoga is related to meditation. Developing steady concentration in our yoga asana practice is the foundation for meditation.…
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Are There Psychological Benefits From An Hour Of Yoga?

There seem to be psychological benefits of yoga. Yoga practice may increase some positive emotions and psychological resources. Effects of…
Featured image for “Can Yoga Increase Altruism Among Business Managers?”

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.…
Featured image for “Can Yoga Help An Antarctic Expedition Team Manage Stress?”

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.…
Featured image for “Balancing Effort And Ease: Are You Working Too Hard In Yoga?”

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…
Featured image for “Should You Practice Yoga During Your Menstrual Cycle?”

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.…
Featured image for “Can Yoga Help Manage Type 2 Diabetes?”

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…