Learn more about the anatomy of the body to better understand safe and stable physical alignment in yoga poses. Pick up in-depth knowledge to take to the mat to fine-tune and deepen your practice.
How to maintain an optimal (natural!) spinal curve to breathe better, stand taller, and sit longer—on and off your meditation cushion.
An increased awareness of the effects of gravity can help you figure out which muscles to use and which to release in order to move more deeply and more safely into a pose.
Use these exercises to experience a different kind of strength and ease in your body.
No matter how often you practice, and how deeply you twist, the answer is probably no. Here is the anatomy lesson and exercises every yogi needs to experience more ease both on and off the mat.
It's important to protect your wrists in any yoga pose—but Wheel Pose is notorious for causing wrist pain or soreness. Here’s how to be mindful of the risks to your wrists.
Are common cues in standing poses wreaking havoc on your knees, sacroiliac joint, and lower back? Follow this anatomy advice to find better alignment from the ground up.
Sheer muscle strength can take you far in your movement practice, but your fascia is full of potential energy just waiting to give you an extra boost.
Free your stride with this simple rhythmic flow from Karin Gurtner.
What we do with our arms affects the movement and alignment of the back.
With some awareness and the right exercise, aligning one will help align the other.