Lateral Lines Part I: Legs & Hip Anatomy & Dysfunction

Let's talk about one of the grooviest areas of your body: the outside edge, your lateral lines. This kinetic chain of muscles/ligaments/tendons is responsible for your movement side to side hence the reason why it's often called your "Fish Lines." Your Lateral Lines are also HUGE when it comes to stability. I know what you are … Continue reading Lateral Lines Part I: Legs & Hip Anatomy & Dysfunction

Active Tree Pose: Hip Stability & Balance

Today I'll be breaking down another great pose for hip stability, Active Tree. Chances are you have taken Tree Pose before, it's a great pose for single leg balance, plus it's a very aesthetically pleasing pose of choice for many on Instagram. Real quick explanation of the Biomechanics involved in Active Tree: Active Tree is all about … Continue reading Active Tree Pose: Hip Stability & Balance

Yoga Injuries: Headstand more like Nope-Stand

If you know me you probably know that there are two poses that I refuse to teach in group Yoga.  One of those is "sleeping butt pigeon," which I've done a whole extensive series on how sleeping pigeon can injure your hip.  (Here's a quick link to Part I). The the other pose is the most … Continue reading Yoga Injuries: Headstand more like Nope-Stand