pages: 1


For more visual check out Yoga Anatomy, it's fantastic and really shows you what muscles are supposed to be used and engaged.


Since this is an article for beginners, it would be very helpful to have more photos. My brain learns better visually. Additionally, if someone has not had the body experience of what you are describing, it would be easy to misalign without visual cues.


Thank you for this great article. I've been wanting to do inverted poses, but I don't I have the strength and courage to have my heels over my head.


I have been searching the answer for where and how to begin yoga practice.

Return to article page

Stay Connected with Us!

Yoga Journal Live events
ep14 YJ LIVE! Colorado
Estes Park, Colorado
Sep 14-21, 2014
florida YJ LIVE! Florida
Hollywood, FL
Nov 13-17, 2014

More Events

Join Yoga Journal's Benefits Plus
Liability insurance and benefits to support
teachers and studios.
Learn More
Get 2 FREE Trial Issues and 4 FREE GIFTS
Your subscription includes
Yoga for Neck & Shoulders • Yoga Remedies
Yoga for Headaches • Calm, Cool, Collected
YES! Please send me my FREE trial issues of Yoga Journal
and my 4 FREE downloadable Yoga Booklets.
Full Name:
Address 1:
Zip Code:
Address 2:
Email (required):
Free trial offer valid for US subscribers only. Canadian subscriptions | International subscriptions