Active Pigeon: Impact & Aftermath

I'd like to share with you guys some really cool things that have emerged ever since my yoga community adopted Active Pigeon pose and began to shy away from Sleeping Pigeon. It started here 4 months ago (wow right?!) when I first presented the case against Sleeping Pigeon pose inhibiting the deep stabilizers of the hip … Continue reading Active Pigeon: Impact & Aftermath

Sciatica & Piriformis Syndrome: Condition Breakdown w/ Corrective Yoga

Depending on who you ask Sciatica can mean a lot of different things.  Some people have a "Sciatica area" of their thigh.  Others believe that any time their back hurts, it's sciatica to blame. So is it an area of the thigh?  Is it back pain? Kiiiiinda, but not really Sciatica or Sciatic Neuritis is quite … Continue reading Sciatica & Piriformis Syndrome: Condition Breakdown w/ Corrective Yoga

Yoga Injuries: Sleeping/Half Pigeon Part III: Soooo Now What?

Congrats!  You made it to Part III, the final installation of this rather lengthy journey detailing the hidden dangers of one of our favorite poses, Sleeping Pigeon.  Even though your brain may feel taxed, know that your hips will forever thank you for it. First, here's a quick recap of the main points on Part … Continue reading Yoga Injuries: Sleeping/Half Pigeon Part III: Soooo Now What?

Yoga Injuries: Sleeping/Half Pigeon Part I: The Anatomy

Hey everyone! This article marks the start of a 3 part series I'll be doing on yoga injuries, specifically pertaining to our favorite, Sleeping/Half Pigeon pose.  So get your candles out and prepare to light them in remembrance, as this series is going to be a tough one to swallow.  Half Pigeon, or Sleeping Pigeon, is … Continue reading Yoga Injuries: Sleeping/Half Pigeon Part I: The Anatomy