Yoga Anatomy


The articles below demystify yoga anatomy, offering accessible guidance on alignment cues, asana techniques, injury prevention, and more. Learn how to activate individual muscles in your body, and then how to translate that awareness to your students with effective teaching cues and hands-on assists. Explore yoga poses and sequences that target specific musculature; and find out how to modify those asana to increase effectiveness and reduce injury. Deepening your body awareness will both improve your personal practice and advance your yoga teaching career.

Recent Posts for Yoga Anatomy & Techniques

June 18, 2020

Your Class Modifications For Beginners, Seniors And Prenatal Students

Yoga modifications for beginners, seniors and pregnant students: Teaching yoga is one of the best things I have done in my life and I am constantly […]
May 25, 2020

How To Pinpoint Exactly Which Chakra Is Out Of Balance, And How To Soothe, Activate And Balance Each

Your body is made up of more than just bones, muscles, blood, and organs. You have an entire energetic system in your body. Ancient yogis knew […]
May 13, 2020

Five Yin Yoga Poses to Relieve Back Pain

  Back pain is one of the most common reasons that people turn to yoga and one of the most common injuries that people experience. Back pain can range from […]
May 11, 2020

Moving With Baby Week By Week

For many women, pregnancy is one of the most beautiful life experiences, as well as one of the most challenging. The pregnant woman is going through […]
March 11, 2020

Your How-to Guide to Teaching a Postpartum Yoga Class

Most yoga teachers have at least a basic understanding of how to accommodate a prenatal student in their classes, but do you know what to do […]
December 3, 2019

Inside the Top Yoga Injuries + How to Prevent Them

Yoga injuries are more common than one yogi might think, so learn more about the top yoga injuries and how you can prevent them in your practice.
November 7, 2019
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Armed & Dangerous: 6 Yoga Poses for Strong Arms

This series is a blend of yoga asana and full body training techniques to help get you back to your prime and build strength in your upper half.
October 1, 2019
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Move It or Lose It: 5 Desk Yoga Poses for Corporate Crusaders

Practice these five yoga poses at your desk to relieve back pain.