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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Sciatica, Piriformis Syndrome, And Yoga

Learn the difference between sciatica, piriformis syndrome, and other sources of sciatica-like pain. Find out when yoga can be helpful.…
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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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Deep Six Lateral Rotators

This month I’m highlighting the deep six lateral rotators. The deep six lateral rotators are a powerful group of muscles…
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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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Practicing Yoga With A Herniated Disc?

If you are practicing yoga with a herniated disc, there are some very specific dos and don’ts. Be careful and…
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The Piriformis Muscle

The piriformis muscle is very popular and it is this month’s Muscle of the Month. Here is a nice and…