"Hip Openers" in Yoga? Please, Let's Stop the Madness. Yoga is, inarguably, a popular contemplative science, enjoying 36.7 million practitioners in the US alone, up from 20.4 million in 2012 (Yoga in America, 2016). A 16 billion dollar industry, yoga is one of the most widely utilized methods of complementary and integrative medicine in America today. In 2008, the editor of Yoga Journal declared … [Read more...] about “Hip Openers” in Yoga? (Please, Let’s Stop the Madness.)
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Femoral Version: Why It Matters on (& Off) the Yoga Mat Let's talk hip health in yoga postures. Specifically, let's discuss femoral version. Femoral version is a term that has been around for decades, but the utility of it really wasn't relevant, or so we thought, until the advent of better diagnostic technology that allowed the scientific community to develop measures to prevent premature … [Read more...] about Femoral Version in the Hip: Yes, It Matters On (& Off) the Yoga Mat
Hip Preservation, Not Hip Openers In my previous post “Hip Openers” in Yoga? Please, Stop the Madness., I discussed the importance of asana evolution. My book, Medical Therapeutic Yoga, is step 1 in Asana Evolution, with its dedication to preventing and treating injury, which includes injuries that arise from sketchy yoga posture practice. Using the phrase “hip opener” is not helping stave … [Read more...] about If Not Hip Openers, then What?
Hip on Yoga: 3 Golden Rules for Happy Hips The scientific landscape of what we know about the hip joint has vastly changed in the last 10-15 years, especially in the last five, which means there is quite a bit we can do to achieve happy hips. Medical innovation has led to improvements in noninvasive and invasive diagnostic technology and surgical techniques, all of which have greatly changed the … [Read more...] about Hip on Yoga: 3 Golden Rules for Happy Hips
MORE PUBLICATIONS Spring 2017 - Improving Birth, The Mother Baby Friendly Movement. and Seven Reasons Why Yoga + Pelvic PT Make Birth Easier. Yoga U Online Spring 2017 - Four Reasons Why Every New Mom Needs Physical Therapy, Yoga U Online Spring 2017 - Three Golden Rules for Happy Hips, Yoga U Online Spring 2017 - Yoga for Women's Health: Avoiding Common Post-pregnancy issues - FREE … [Read more...] about MORE PUBLICATIONS