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Yoga Anatomy

From Seed to Plant: Yoga and the New Anatomy of Interconnectedness

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

In his book Anatomy Trains, author Tom Myers developed a model of this interconnectedness in terms of the soft tissues of the body. Muscles, tendons and ligaments are not individual parts, Myers proposed, but rather are organized in large networks of fascial structures.

The Number One Yoga Mistake

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 10.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

Whether you're a beginning or experienced yoga student, chances are that you've faced off with your hamstrings in one way or another.

'Go Deeper': Another Yoga Cliché

Erica Heinz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Erica Heinz

In yoga class, you'll often be told to "go deeper" while you're holding a pose. It's a yoga cliché, a lesson that's lost its power. It can be taken literally but that's not always the best idea. So what exactly does it mean?