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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Is It Worth It To Screen Yoga Students For Injuries?

Research was inconclusive regarding when it’s most important for yoga teachers to screen new yoga students to help prevent injuries.…
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A Comprehensive Guide To The Shoulder In Yoga

This post is a comprehensive look at the shoulder in its entirety. We share a detailed breakdown of the shoulder…
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When To Heal The Body With Yoga And When To Get Outside Help

When is healing with yoga not enough? If a body issue is not improving and you’ve come to the end…
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Practicing Yoga After Meniscus Surgery

David shares his own experience with a meniscus tear to help answer the question: how do you practice yoga after…
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Is Yoga Safe? – Injury In Yoga

Our research on injury in yoga provides information to empower yoga practitioners and teachers to make informed decisions on yoga…
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What’s Driving Yoga Injuries?

Based on our survey of over 2000 yoga practitioners, learn about practitioners’ yoga injuries and the contexts in which they…
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Yoga Injuries: When Do They Happen?

Based on our survey of over 2000 yoga practitioners, learn what types of injuries in yoga occurred and the contexts…
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Gender and Yoga Practice: Is There Any Relationship?

Is yoga practice different between genders? Our survey shows more similarities than differences in yoga practice experience between genders!…
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Yoga and Aging: Is Yoga Practice Different As We Age?

Does yoga practice change as we age? Our survey shows small differences between practice habits and experiences between some age…
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Forward Bends and Hamstring Injury: Have You Injured Your Hamstrings?

Hamstring injuries are prevalent in yoga. In our survey, we found some very interesting relationships between forward bends and hamstring…
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Yoga Twisting and Disk Herniations: Should You Do Twists in Yoga With a Herniation?

Yoga twisting and disk herniations is the topic of this question of the month. David gives some guidelines for how…
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Frozen Shoulder And Yoga: How To Work With It?

This month’s question comes from Shirley, who asks about frozen shoulder and yoga. How do you modify practice for this…
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Injuries In Yoga Adjustments: What Are Practitioners Experiencing?

Injuries In Yoga Adjustments: What Are Practitioners Experiencing? Most respondents reported experiencing hands-on adjustments as “very helpful” and did not…
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Negative Experiences In Yoga Practice: What Do Practitioners Report?

What negative experiences in yoga practice are practitioners reporting? While slightly more than half of respondents did report having some…
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How Do You Know What Yoga Practice To Do When You’re Injured?

I get lots of questions about how to do yoga practice when you’re injured. In this post, we’ll guide you…
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Is Yoga Tearing Labrums?

Is yoga tearing labrums? The answer to that question is not so simple. Reports of labral tears do seem to…