David discusses how the bandhas could be understood as physical, energetic, metaphorical and as an object of meditation. Bandhas are a multilayered concept.
David discusses the key ideas for how to effectively adjust janu sirsasana A. Learn which adjustments might be helpful in different stages of this posture.
David answers a question about what it means to practice through pain and whether you should ever practice through pain in yoga.
David discusses the cue to line up the outsides of the feet with the outsides of the mat in downward dog and why it’s important to pay attention to the knees.
David summarizes research which suggests that we can use yoga to manage anxiety. Further research is needed to discover what practices were most effective.
One of David’s students shares her experience and suggestions for how to practice yoga when you are hypermobile.
David explains why too many repetitions can cause elbow pain in chaturanga by irritating the triceps attachment at the elbow.
David questions the common verbal cue to tuck the tailbone in yoga postures such as utkatasana and warrior 1.
David explains how he uses the knowledge of muscles, their attachments, and their actions, to help students in their yoga practice.
David explains why you should know your muscles. He discusses the benefits of learning the attachments and actions of your muscles.