Increasing wrist flexibility may help you avoid problems down the road. Strengthen this key joint with yoga poses like Crow, Chaturanga, Handstand, Plank, and Side Plank.
Eka Pada Koundinyasana I
Eka Pada Koundinyanasana II
Try these alternatives to get all the same benefits without bearing weight on your hands and wrists.
All you need is a sock and two tennis balls.
Yoga teacher Mark Stephens shares methods for warming up and massaging the wrists to reduce pain in yoga practice from his book Yoga Therapy.
Your wrists bear weight in so many yoga poses—not to mention every time you do a vinyasa. These 8 poses can help you keep your wrists pain-free.
By nature, our wrists are particularly prone to injury. Learn how to protect them in your practice.
Leslie Kaminoff designed this hands-free Warrior flow video for people with wrist, shoulder, and neck pain.
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.