Don't forget about your ankles! Poses like Garland and Half Moon will stretch and strengthen these key joints, giving you more stability, improving your balance, and helping you avoid injuries.
This joint plays an important role in knee and foot health, balance, and more. Here’s what you need to know about your ankles.
Your yoga practice is an excellent way to give your ankles the attention they deserve, helping to reverse past damage and keep you injury free for years to come.
Iyengar Yoga Instructor Julie Lawrence gives advice for how to recover gently from an ankle sprain.
Try this simple warm-up to promote safe practice and healthy joints.
Twister, anyone? The pose that ties you up in knots also loosens up your mind, as you ride the wave of wobble.
Grit your teeth and curse your teacher or give your body the support it needs to get more out of the pose.
Yogis do it better—yet again. Trade your slouch for a squat to strengthen your ankles and abs and extend your spine.
Urdhva Prasarita Eka Padasana