Isometric vs Eccentric Stretching

Isometric vs Eccentric Stretching

Clarifying the Confusion Around “Engaging” A Muscle While Stretching It: A Guide for Yoga Teachers Are you the type of yoga teacher who loves to promote muscle engagement during your classes? You might say things like “hug the muscle to the...
Lessons from the Lab – The Plantar Tendon

Lessons from the Lab – The Plantar Tendon

Human Dissection Course For Yoga Teachers I’m back with another lesson from the lab. This time it’s about the plantar fascia – or as we decided to call it during this particular lab – the plantar tendon. Anatomy Labs Are A Collaborative Learning Experience...
Isometric vs Eccentric Stretching

Lessons from the Lab – The SI Joint

Anatomy Lab: Dissection Course for Yoga Teachers I’m back with another observation from the lab, this time with regard to the incredible SI Joint. People ask me all the time, why do I keep returning to the anatomy lab again and again? I have a few reasons why I...
Lessons from the Lab – The Plantar Tendon

The Orange Analogy Of Muscle and Fascia

The Difference Between Muscle Tissue and Connective Tissue: A Guide for Yoga Teachers One of the biggest challenges I see in understanding how adaption works lies in differentiating between tissues. I can’t tell you how often this gets overlooked.  I’ll be...
Isometric vs Eccentric Stretching

Stress Strain Curve Crash Course

Clarifying the Confusion Around Connective Tissue Stretching: A Guide for Yoga Teachers Are you a yoga teacher in search of a crash course on the stress-strain curve of fascia and other connective tissues? Look no further! In this post, I’m sharing with you a...
Lessons from the Lab – The Plantar Tendon

Lessons from the Lab – Kindness

Anatomy Labs for Yoga Teachers I’m back with another observation from the lab, this time with regard to kindness. In my most recent lab, we had an eye-opening discussion about the difference between reading research about tissue mechanics and observing these...