Anatomy

Anatomy

Establishing Stability on One Leg

Establishing Stability on One Leg

“Focusing on one spot in front of you” is a common instruction for one-legged standing pose. That is not easy to do and, unfortunately, is not enough to stabilize the pose. The key is to hold your pelvis leveled and keep your standing leg neutrally rotated.

by × April 9, 2014 × 0 comments

Anatomy

Unglue Your Neck

Unglue Your Neck

Neck is one of our common tight areas of the body, especially for those who spend a lot of time at desk or computer. While you are reading this article, are you sure that you are in the proper and healthy posture?

by × March 24, 2014 × 0 comments

Anatomy

Freedom from the Core

Freedom from the Core

Most yoga students take the core muscles as the abdominal muscles. Actually they are a collection of many muscles around the belly and lower back, including the most mysterious one – psoas.

by × March 17, 2014 × 0 comments

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Demystify Your Hips

Demystify Your Hips

Have you ever felt frustrated doing Virabhadrasana 2 – Warrior 2 Pose? You are trying to widen the stance, as teacher tells you, and dropping hips down deeper. Moreover, teacher wants you to have front knee pointing forward, not falling inside to the big toe side of front foot.

by × March 11, 2014 × 2 comments

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Side Bend Matters

Side Bend Matters

It seems like no school of yoga teaches asanas equally for the entire circumference, front, back and side, of the body. There are asana categories like back bend and forward bend, but side bend has always been overlooked.

by × March 5, 2014 × 0 comments