Mindful Strength #5: Biomechanics of Strength Building

Mindful Strength #5: Biomechanics of Strength Building

Mindful Strength Podcast ​The Biomechanics of Strength Building In this episode, Kathryn and Jules talk about what strength training is (and what it isn’t), strength training vs. general fitness, basic biomechanics, the practicality of learning anatomy and making...
Knee Ligaments Thought Provoker

Knee Ligaments Thought Provoker

This post is inspired by the dissection course I led last month. While I have substantial experience in the anatomy lab, being able to direct the curriculum myself is a special privilege I have worked hard to earn. Anatomy Labs for Yoga Teachers If you’ve...
How Do You Define Overstretching?

How Do You Define Overstretching?

Collagen is highly stable. It can be stressed to great degrees, for long periods of time, and yet return to its resting tension. It really makes you wonder what overstretching in a yoga class actually means. What exactly are the parameters? How hard must you stretch,...
Yoga Strong

Yoga Strong

Listen | Yoga Strong Podcast Episode 152: Teaching the Biomechanics of Yoga with Jules Mitchell Jules Mitchell is a teacher of teachers. She leans into science, where others might turn away, and makes us all the better for it. Jules is leading the way to the...
Yoga May Not Be A Magic Pill (5/5)

Yoga May Not Be A Magic Pill (5/5)

This blog post is part of a 5-part email campaign I sent out in January 2022.I suggest you read them in order: #1  What’s missing from yoga?#2  Nothing is missing from yoga.#3  The one cue you could lay to rest. #4  Yoga isn’t going anywhere.#5  Yoga may...