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Glutes and Yoga

Glutes Anatomy The glutes are located behind the pelvic girdle and consist of three layers of muscle, namely the gluteus medius, the gluteus maximus, and the gluteus minimus. Gluteus MediusThe gluteus medius is the primary stepping muscle and is located under the gluteus maximus. This...
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Scapula and Yoga

The scapula is commonly called the shoulder blade and is a flat triangular bone. Together with the clavicle and the sternum, the scapula forms part of the shoulder girdle, which attaches the appendicular skeleton (the limbs) to the axial skeleton (the trunk). The scapula is at the back of the...
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Core and Yoga

In hatha yoga, nearly all yoga poses require some engagement in core so you keep the integrity and being safe performing the asana. Some poses require more than others. We recommend practicing core yoga poses in order to progress and always include in practice at some point. In this article...
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Arm position - Downward facing dog

The placement of the arms during downward facing dog can be a little bit confusing for new practitioners and as well as an experienced one.It can vary a little bit depending on which yoga tradition your practice is based, but this is the way I find works for most students.What I show in the...
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