When jumping forward in sun salutations, we are really jumping up and forward. We have to resist gravity with the shoulder girdle and move from our center of gravity to find this movement.
What Negative Experiences In Yoga Practice Are Practitioners Reporting? While slightly more than half of respondents did report having some negative experience during their yoga practice life, most respondents found the benefits to out-weight the negative enough to continue practicing.
This month’s muscle focus is the Adductor group. We’ll take a look at where they attach in the body, what actions they do, and where they show up in our yoga practice.
I get lots of questions about how to do yoga practice when you’re injured. In this post, we’ll guide you through choosing appropriate options for yoga practice when you’re experiencing pain or injury.
This month’s question comes from Jade. She asked a question about elbow pain in yoga practice. What might be causing that elbow pain and how do you work with it?
What Are the Benefits of Doing a Yoga Practice? This is the second post that lays out the basic data we collected yoga survey. As it turns out people reported a wide range of benefits from their yoga practice.
The Yoga Anatomy Research Project (YARP) – This first post lays out the fundamental information that we gathered. It is our intention to use this data to inform the yoga community at large about people’s experience of practicing yoga asana. Further, we will start to build correlations between basic information such as age, time of practice and the reported outcomes from the practice.
There have been a couple of overlapping issues to the original article on Sit Bone Pain. It just shows that whatever the issue, problem, or pain is… it can be coming from a number of different places. Figuring it out isn’t always so easy. We also naturally try to come to some conclusion about what is going on and sometimes wrongly assume that all, in this case, sit bone pain is created equally.
This month’s muscle of the month is the adductor magnus. We’ll take a look at where it attaches on the body, what actions it does, and where it shows up in our yoga practice.
Intention: What is it that we want to communicate to the student in this moment?…and why?