5 Essential Ideas for Healthy Shoulders in Yoga

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Jason Crandell in Downward Facing Dog
In this last of our “essentials” series, Jason shares 5 essential ideas for finding ease and stability in your shoulders during yoga practice. In the episode, Jason shares:
  • Why it’s particularly crucial to build shoulder stability if you practice vinyasa yoga — and which joint (of the four) in the shoulder is the most unstable
  • A common misconception about what to do with your shoulders when your arms move overhead
  • The cue that will prevent neck and shoulder tension when arms move overhead (without leaving the shoulders vulnerable to injury)
  • Why different backbends benefit from different shoulder openers
  • How to experiment with different rotations of the shoulders in Downward-Facing Dog
  • How a simple change in your hand placement can create more freedom in your shoulders

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