I’ve been wanting to write this article for a while, but hesitated because I had a REALLY hard time finding images to illustrate my point. Given that I’m not an anatomical artist, that was a serious limiting factor. Then I found this great article at gutstength.com. It covers other stresses than just torsion, too. Plus excellent [...]
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Also known as Intense Stretch of the Flank, if you are not a Sanskrit Snob This is SUCH a nice stretch for the, well, flank. Great for the runners and cyclists out there, and all people, like me, who have tight Iliotibial bands. It, like most of yoga’s fundamental standing poses, can be modified [...]
This is my current favourite pose. Now I know one shouldn’t curry favourites, but I just can’t help myself. Parvottanasna gets at all the tight bits in my hips and thighs that tend to cause my back to dislocate (you know, the ole hyper-mobile SI joints). What’s not to love about pain management? And it [...]
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