David questions the common verbal cue to tuck the tailbone in yoga postures such as utkatasana and warrior 1.
David summarizes recent research that suggests that hip range of motion in yoga may exceed the recommended end-range for those who have a recent hip replacement.
In this article, David deconstructs the anatomy of leg behind head. Understand the anatomical components of this posture and gain insights into how to evolve it.
David questions why we want to put the sit bones down in marichyasana A, B, C, and D and explains why our leg proportions can make that unlikely.
David discusses why the interrelationship between postures, intention, and body proportions all affect whether to walk the feet in for downward dog.
David discusses the key ideas for effectively adjusting utthita hasta padangusthasana. Learn which adjustments might be helpful in this posture.
David explains why the anatomy of the hips affects our intention to stack the hips in triangle pose and how we can work with an idea of length and breath.
David breaks down the anatomy of kurmasana and supta kurmasana and explores techniques for evolving these challenging postures.
David explains why having the heels lined up in revolved triangle and similar poses is not the only way to align the feet. It all depends on your intention.
David explains why you should do both sides of a posture even if one side is more flexible than the other. He also shares a tip for binding ardha baddha padmottanasana.