Protecting Wrists in Our Yoga Practice

Having taught Hatha Yoga classes at a variety of Yoga studios with carpet and others with hardwood flooring, I have become more in tune with how the floor surface can impact one's wrists in key yoga poses. Regardless of the flooring type, I often see common hand-placement errors in wrist-loading Yoga poses like Downward Facing …

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Create Integrity with Arm Spirals in Downward Facing Dog Yoga pose

Downward Facing Dog pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana) comes across as basic forward bending Yoga pose – simple in its application and benefits. However, many yoga participants draw most of their attention to the lower half of the body in trying to achieve flexibility in the posterior lines (hamstring and calf muscles). The lack of attention …