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.
Learn what muscles are activated when you jump back to Chaturanga or Plank Pose, and how to do it safely.
Tom Myers explains what it means to practice with a "neutral" pelvis and spine, why it's important, and how to know when you're there.
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.
Discover the connective-tissue net that weaves your entire body—which is greater than the sum of its anatomical parts—into one integrated whole.
Understanding the three anatomical planes of movement (sagittal, coronal, and transverse) can help you recognize patterns and imbalances in your body, allowing you to move with more intention—in your yoga practice and beyond.
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.
Most yogis are familiar with their diaphragm in the context of pranayama practice, but core work? Not so much.
Here's how to strengthen and gain mobility in your upper back
The trendy go-to remedy for a tight IT band—foam rolling—can actually do more harm than good. Here’s why, plus the yoga poses that’ll help you keep your IT band healthy.