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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Flexibility And Stretching In Yoga

Yoga and stretching both increase our flexibility. However, while increased flexibility is a benefit of yoga, it’s not the main…
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How To Stretch The Quadriceps

Learn a great way to stretch the quadriceps. Find out how to use a modified virasana to prepare for doing…
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What Are We Stretching In Yoga?

Find out about the possible mechanisms for what happens when we stretch in yoga with the intention to increase range…
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How To Practice Yoga When You Are Hypermobile

Read one practitioner’s experience in Ashtanga vinyasa yoga and suggestions for how to practice yoga when you are hypermobile.…
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Why Is Breathing In Twists So Hard?

David explains from an anatomical perspective why breathing in twists can feel so challenging! Learn how you can evolve your…
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Women’s Flexibility A Liability (In Yoga) ???

Here I discuss the recently published article by William J. Broad in the New York Times, titled Women’s Flexibility Is…