Mindful Neck Protection in Shoulderstand Yoga Inversions

In Sarvangasana, Halasana, and other inverted Yoga poses that place the neck in forward flexion, the posterior neck muscles and the Nuchal Ligament can undergo substantial stretching. For those with tense neck muscles and rigid Nuchal ligament tissues, this deep stretching can lead to chronic or acute damage to these important, supportive tissues.

Yoga and Menstruation

The practice of yoga postures provides a holistic journey towards physical rejuvenation and healing. Within the cycle of our lifelong practice, we experience times when we must modify the poses and the approach within our poses. Such is the case during periods of menstruation. Menstruation can be a challenging time with symptoms like cramps, heavy …

Yoga Benefits and Lymphatic Circulation

Yoga exercises offer many healing properties including improved circulation of lymphatic channels. The lymphatic system is a network of channels that transport clear fluid called lymph and is highly linked to the circulatory system. The lymphatic system includes all the structures and mechanisms responsible for the circulation and production of lymphocytes. This immune system network …