Tears and inflammations of the rotator cuffs are often caused by misunderstanding the actions of the arms. This introduction to the outward rotation of the humeri includes basic anatomy and suggestions about instructions to use to keep your students safe.
As teachers, we adjust our students to help them understand alignment, but are we creating dependency? Here's how to help your students help themselves in Tadasana, the building block for all yoga poses.
Your students expect you to individualize your instructions to them, help them modify poses for their bodies, and steer clear of injuries caused by poor alignment. But it's hard to do those things if you don't have a sound base of knowledge of human anatomy. This channel has many articles on basic anatomy terminology and detailed anatomy information specific to parts of the body and popular yoga poses.