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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    Love Trikonasana? Learn How to Avoid This Common Knee Injury

    Alignment is essential for the health of the knees. Unfortunately, practicing Triangle Pose too often without its counterpose can create an imbalance in the joint. Lean how to stay safe.

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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.