Should yoga teachers be giving so many alignment instructions in their classes? Jennilee Toner gives 5 reasons why her answer to this yoga debate is a big YES!
5 reasons why teaching alignment matters
Jennilee takes us through the anatomy of the shoulders and how we can apply this knowledge to keep us safe in our yoga practice.
Our complicated shoulders and Chaturanga Dandasana
Jennilee Toner looks at the communication between the heart and the brain and why it might explain why we are calmer, kinder and more peaceful af...
The heart brain connection
Jennilee explains the Planes of Movement - Sagittal, Coronal and Transverse - and why it's essential to explore all three of them in our yoga prac...
Planes of movement in yoga
Have you ever wondered what is actually happening in postures like Seated Side Stretch, Gate pose or Revolved Head-to-Knee pose?
Anatomy of the side body stretch
The QL muscles play an important role in supporting our movement and posture. Myrthe Wieler teaches us the importance of understanding and caring for...
Quadratus Lumborum, the bigger picture
Jennilee looks at the common causes of knee pain and injuries and teaches us how to ensure stability of the knee joint and respect and honour its limi...
Respecting and honouring your knees
What causes wrist pain in yoga and how can we prevent it? Plus, we suggest some wrist-friendly yoga classes.
5 tips to avoid wrist pain in yoga
Have you ever wondered why, after years of dedicated yoga practice, you are still not able to manage that elusive pose?
Tension versus compression in yoga
Part five of Jennilee's series on injury prevention. For the love of your joints - INTEGRATE!
Joint integration - preventing yoga injuries
Part 4 of Jennilee's series on how we can help prevent injuries both in yoga and off the mat.
How a little muscle intelligence can help prevent yoga injuries
With an understanding of the skeleton we can move and stack our bones in a safe way that will keep us injury-free and practising yoga for the long-ter...
Bone alignment - preventing yoga injuries
Nichi introduces her new series of Yamuna Body Rolling classes and talks about why she loves it so much.
Yamuna Body Rolling - Roll your way to a happier body
Jennilee on the physical and energetic qualities of the bandhas and how working with them can make our yoga practice safer, stronger and lighter.
The Bandhas - preventing yoga injuries