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.


OR, JUST SEARCH!


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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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Should You Practice Through Pain In Yoga?

David answers a question about what it means to practice through pain and whether you should ever practice through pain…
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Can Yoga Practice Reduce Neck Pain?

David summarizes recent research that suggests that yoga practice may reduce chronic, non-specific neck pain for some practitioners, but not…
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Is Yoga Safe? – Injury In Yoga

In this article, David sums up the conversation on injury in yoga. He suggests a new conversation that empowers yoga…
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Butt Pain and Sciatica: How Do I Tell if This Pain is Sciatica?

This month, David answers a question from Mort about butt pain and sciatica. While pain in the gluteals is sometimes…
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Leg Behind Head Pose and Neck Pain

Working with eka pada sirsasana (leg behind head) is the subject of this month’s question of the month. David offers…
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Ankle Pain in Half Lotus Pose: How to Evolve Your Half Lotus Without Pain

David shares his approaches to working with ankle pain in half lotus. Find out what might be causing your ankle…
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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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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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Elbow Pain: Finding the Source of Your Elbow Tendinitis

This month’s question comes from Jade. She asked a question about elbow pain in yoga practice. What might be causing…
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Sit Bone Pain – 2017 Update

There have been a couple of overlapping issues to the original article on Sit Bone Pain. It just shows that…
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Do I Have a Trapped Nerve?

In this Question of the Month a student ask: A student asks: Do I have a “trapped nerve”? I give…
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Frozen Shoulder and Yoga – Do They Go Together?

Frozen shoulder is technically called adhesive capsulitis. The question of whether you should be practicing yoga with a frozen shoulder…
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Gluteal and Psoas Relationship for Yogis

There is a pattern that has shown itself to me over the last few months. I don’t think that this…
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Is Your Hip Pinching In Twists?

There are other possibilities for hip pinching. Please also read Is Yoga Tearing Labrums? [/alert] Hip pinching can show up…
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Supta Kurmasana Goes Pop!

Some time ago I threatened to write an article about pain showing up in the joint that connects the collarbone…
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Response to NYT Article – How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body – Yoga Injuries

It is disheartening to see the New York Times come out with yet another article that seems to completely miss…