Many yoga teachers and students find Down Dog uncomfortable because they hold a fundamentally flawed understanding of how the shoulder joint moves.
Nixing neck rolls can actually help you relieve tension in your cervical spine.
Free your stride with this simple rhythmic flow from Karin Gurtner.
With some awareness and the right exercise, aligning one will help align the other.
Start to understand, lengthen, and strengthen your teres major—a little-known muscle that can be the key to protecting your shoulders when you go upside down.
The more anatomy knowledge you have, the better your intuition and insights will become about how to read imbalances and teach to them. Here’s why you need anatomy training, in a nutshell, from Myers.
Tired of being a slave to stress? Try this simple breathing technique (hint: you already do it all of the time, but try it with intention) for down-regulating your nervous system and finding a Savasana-like state no matter where you are.
Seeing and understanding movement patterns in your students will up-level your cueing, and your teaching. You’ll be able to be more targeted, learn how to address imbalance, and help your students feel embodied.
You can rock Plank pose, but did you know that your diaphragm might be your secret weapon when it comes to strengthening your core?
The shoulder girdle is the most mobile and arguably the most vulnerable joint in the body. Here’s what you need to know to prevent injury.
Relieve hard-to-release back tension by unlocking your QL muscles.
Understanding the anatomy of the spine is essential for both yoga teachers and practitioners. Injury-proof your practice with these three key tips.
Get to know the anatomy and better understand the actions of your body's most vulnerable joint to prevent injury intelligently.