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Outstanding detail and very easy to follow... My shoulders have limited my yoga over the last (6) months, I'm going to try all your suggestions to strengthen my shoulders and I'll write back in 3-4 weeks.
Thank you....

Rasoul Sobhani

Great information, and that will help students to stay away from unnecessary injuries.

Thank you and blessing.


This was a really good article...I am starting to feel a little discomfort in top of left shoulder and I am a teacher. Sometimes I teach up to 3 days a week...
Thank you!


Ms. Guthrie is an amazing writer! I learned so much reading this. My favorite part is "resist the temptation to pinch your shoulder blades togetheródoing this will only compress your spine. Instead, keep the bottom tips of your shoulder blades pressing into your back and spreading." OMG - an epiphany! Thank you!


Great article can I post this article with backlink to this website and the name of the author?

Jane Stirzaker-Evans

Great article and poses to help the shoulders but I can`t get the hang of the Strap jacket!

Karen MacKenzie

I'm trying to find more info on what Supine Sleepwalker Pose is - can this pose be explained or a link to a photo?


I've had shoulder impingement pain for awhile (swimming the last 4 or 5 years). I mentioned to my chiropractor the 'catch' I get when lifting my arm up, and he is assisting with some pulling/stretching techniques to prevent further irritation or tearing the rotator cuff. I need to combine these yoga exercises mentioned to get to a full recovery!

Myrlin A Elliott

This article rea;\lly helps me. Im 65 yrs old and have been doing yoga for 4 yrs. I can feel the difference as you age but other than that I feel great, thanks to yoga.

Christopher Shaddock

Very informative. I recently have inured my rotator cuff from weightlifting, and have been integrating Yoga into my routine which has helped me a great deal. This article has helped me a great deal. Thank you!

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