Yoga and Injury

Whether you’re new to yoga, have a health condition or have been practicing for decades, creating a safe yoga practice is important. As with any physical activity, yoga asana carries some risks. If you’re experiencing pain during yoga, read our 5 tips for staying safe. Be mindful of yoga’s worst offenders; prevent yoga injuries before they happen; and learn how to back off. Most of all, remember to listen to your body.


Creating a Safe Yoga Practice

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In recent months, yoga news and journalism has focused extensively on whether or not yoga can lead to physical injuries. This passionate conversation about the safety of yoga has led… Read More→

8 Ways To Prevent Yoga Injuries

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Last year New York Times reporter William Broad started a firestorm of words by painting yoga as a body-wrecking fitness fad. The response from the yoga community was passionate and… Read More→

Can Yoga Wreck Your Body?

Can Yoga Wreck Your Body?

A recent article by NY Times science journalist William Broad claims that “a number of commonly taught yoga poses are inherently risky,” following on similar sensationalist claims in recent weeks…. Read More→

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