Anatomy

Learn essential concepts in anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and kinesiology as it applies in the yoga classroom.

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Anatomy Q&A with Libby

Anatomy Q&A with Libby

Q&A with Libby with Mado Hesselink and Libby HinsleyMado and Libby address questions for yoga teachers who are curious about anatomy and biomechanics and how they apply to specific poses. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode...

Self-care and body literacy

Self-care and body literacy

Self-care and body literacy with Tia WallaceExpand your view of self-care and learn how understanding cues from our body plays a role in intuitive self-care. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights Expand your definition of...

Anatomy Myths with Libby Hinsley

Anatomy Myths with Libby Hinsley

Anatomy Myths with Libby HinsleyLibby Hinsley returns to the podcast this week to do some anatomy myth busting.  Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights Investigate some of the common myths and misconceptions people have...

Hypermobility & Yoga with Libby Hinsley

Hypermobility & Yoga with Libby Hinsley

Hypermobility & Yoga with Libby HinsleyPhysical therapist and yoga teacher, Libby Hinsley returns to the podcast to talk about hypermobility and yoga. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights Libby Hinsley returns to the...

Why students struggle to step forward from down dog

Why students struggle to step forward from down dog

Episode 94: Why students struggle to step forward from down dog with Mado HesselinkLearn why the stepping from down dog to lunge is challenging for some and how you can help your students navigate this transition. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is...

Shannon Crow on Pelvic Health

Shannon Crow on Pelvic Health

Episode 93: Shannon Crow on Pelvic Health Mado speaks with Shannon Crow about what yoga teachers should know about pelvic health and how she built her one to one consultation business. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights...

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Hip Injuries Can Be Avoided

Hip Injuries Can Be Avoided

In part two of this response to William Broad's recent New York Times article and its call to alarm about yoga’s adverse effect on women’s hips, I'd like to offer the following alignment principles for safe practice. I bring to the issue my background as a holistic...

Fear and Trembling on the Yoga Mat: Perspective on yoga injury hype

Fear and Trembling on the Yoga Mat: Perspective on yoga injury hype

Toe-sweating apprehension has swept through the yoga community faster than Colin Powell was able to say “weapons-of-mass-destruction”. The ground zero for this current alarm seems to be William Broad’s recent New York Times article. Along with his best selling book, Broad’s well-written treatises are laced with caveats upon which, at first blush, we all agree. The excessive panic that has struck the hearts and minds of yoga practitioners, however, merits a collective “Let’s just chill out for a moment”.

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