Poses for Your Knees


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  • Yoga Poses for Healthy Joints

    Wake Up and Loosen Up

    Try this simple warm-up to promote safe practice and healthy joints.

  • Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend

    Jason Crandell narrates this video demonstrating the basics of Upavista Konasana (Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend).

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    Give Yourself Props in Hero Pose

    Grit your teeth and curse your teacher or give your body the support it needs to get more out of the pose.

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    Sciatica Soothers

    As anyone who’s suffered from sciatica knows, your sciatic nerves are not shy about getting your attention when they’re irritated. […]

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    Protect Your Knees: Learn to Avoid Hyperextension

    Stand strong and avoid injury by learning how to prevent hyperextension of this vulnerable joint.

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    Standing Split

    When you practice Standing Splits focus on the stretch in your quad and hamstring, not how high you can lift your leg.

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    Avoid Knee Pain and Injury with Yoga

    Yoga can be a source of knee pain or the ideal therapy. Here’s a primer on keeping the joint healthy on and off the mat.

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    Easy Pose

    Don’t let the name fool you. If you’re used to sitting in chairs, Easy Pose or Sukhasana can be quite challenging.

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    Extended Hand-To-Big-Toe Pose

    In Extended Hand-to-big-toe Pose, maintaining solid grounding through the standing foot helps keep you steady.

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    Garland Pose

    The garland pose stretches the ankles, groins, and back. If your heels don’t reach the floor, rest them on a folded blanket.

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    Big Toe Pose

    This pose gently lengthens and strengthens even stubbornly tight hamstrings.

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    Half Frog Pose

    Half Frog pose is more than a backbend; it opens the shoulders, chest, and thighs all at once.

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    You Don’t Have to Play Martyr in Hero Pose

    Virasana can be deceptively difficult for beginners. Learn how to modify it for your body.

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    Lion Pose

    Blow off some steam, wake up your face, and lighten up your practice in silly Simhasana.

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    Scale Pose

    Strengthen your wrists, arms, and abs, hanging in the balance of Tolasana.