Yoga Anatomy Articles


We have divided anatomy into three main sections, Upper Limb, Lower Limb, and Torso.More specifically we talk about shoulders, foot, hip, hamstrings, psoas, and SI joint.

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.


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Mula Bandha Anatomically Speaking By David Keil © 2010

Which muscles actually form mula bandha? Find out how this relates to breathing and the evolution of mula bandha in…
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Uddiyana Bandha Anatomically Speaking By David Keil © 2010

An anatomical explanation of uddiyana bandha and its relationship to the psoas muscle: Both bring your attention toward your center.…
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Piriformis: A Real Pain In The…

The piriformis muscle, sciatica and sacro-iliac (SI) joint pain can often be interrelated. Trigger points can be confused for piriformis…
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Simple Preparation for Lotus Posture – Video

This is a simple and effective way to stretch the right muscles for lotus posture, which helps reduce potential for…
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So, You Wanna Do A handstand…

Want to do a handstand? This article explains some anatomical patterns required to establish the foundation for a handstand in…
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Thinking Of Neuromuscular Patterns And Practice

Something I often talk about is our neuromuscular patterns. What are they? How do we develop them? Do they help…
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Subjective Or Objective

I feel the need for a fresh post. This is directly related to the “debate” I use that terms loosely…
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Sacroiliac Movement – Nutation And Counternutation

Learn about sacroiliac joint movement known as nutation counternutation and how it relates to function in yoga postures, especially backbends.…