anatomy-refresher_-the-spine_-yoga

Refresh your memory with this short anatomy episode on the spine. Learn the basic structure and function of the spine, as well as how to keep it safe in yoga.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Why teachers like Jason Crandell and myself are challenging the idea of keeping the hips square while twisting the spine
  • How to twist properly considering the structure of the spine
  • Why rolling up from a forward fold one vertebra at a time compresses the lumbar discs and an alternative method to bring students to standing
  • Why it’s so important to maintain a healthy spine through yoga
  • The basics of spinal structure and function

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