EPISODE 199

Is Yoga Bad for Bendy People

With Libby Hinsley

Ever been told that hypermobile people shouldn’t practice yoga? Yoga is not bad for bendy people, but there are different considerations for people with hypermobile joints. Dr. Libby Hinsley, author of Yoga for Bendy People joins us to debunk some myths and talk about the ways that yoga is amazing for bendy people 

Episode Highlights

Ever been told that hypermobile people shouldn’t practice yoga? Yoga is not bad for bendy people, but there are different considerations for people with hypermobile joints. Dr. Libby Hinsley, author of Yoga for Bendy People joins us to debunk some myths and talk about the ways that yoga is amazing for bendy people.

 

EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • Hypermobility basics – what does it actually mean to be bendy?
  • Unique needs for bendy people in Asana practice
  • Alternatives to passive stretching that work better for bendy people
  • What yoga practice injuries are telling us
  • Libby’s new book, Yoga for Bendy People

 

Episode Links & Resources: 

Follow Libby on Instagram @libbyhinsleypt

Libby Hinsley’s website

Yoga for Bendy People – The Course

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