Self-myofascial release is a technique that has been around for more than 50 years, but it has recently come to prominence in large part due to the pioneering work of YogaTuneup Founder Jill Miller.

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Yoga Therapy, Krishnamacharya and Desikachar: An Interview With Sonia Nelson

Yoga U contributing writer, Rowan Lommel recently interviewed Sonia Nelson, founder of the Vedic Chant Center in Santa Fe, N.M. She was Rowan’s first yoga teacher and is one of the foremost yoga teachers in... Read more
Doug Keller on yoga and breathing

Q & A With Doug Keller: Just Breathe: Cultivating Healthy Breathing Patterns

Breathing seems simple—you breathe in and you breathe out. But there are patterns to our breathing that are of our own creation. These patterns are often artificial strategies for dealing with events in our... Read more

The Hip Joint in Yoga Asanas–How Individual Differences Affect Your Practice

In this interview, renowned yoga teacher Judith Hanson Lasater reflects on important anatomical differences of the hip joint and how they affect our yoga practice. It’s important to stop thinking that hip-... Read more

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Check Out our Huff Post Blog: Yoga, Rolfing and the Elusive Cinderella Tissues

Everything you ever learned about anatomy may be wrong. We are not muscles and bones linked together by ligaments and tendons. Rather, muscles and bones are components of a large, integrated fascial network,... Read more

Yoga for Myofascial Release – An Interview with Chrys Kub

Chrys Kub is founder of BalancedBody Yoga Therapy and a frequent presenter at the conferences of the International Association of Yoga Therapy. She has pioneered ground-breaking techniques for integrating... Read more

Dr. Loren Fishman on Using Yoga to Heal Rotator Cuff Injuries

In this interview, Yoga U Online Mg. Editor Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. talks with Dr. Loren Fishman about his groundbreaking discovery of how yoga can be used to treat shoulder injuries. Dr. Fishman has used the... Read more

Amy Weintraub on Best Yoga Techniques for Depression

The ancient yogis believed that we hold life’s traumas and losses in both our psychic (mental-emotional) body and our physical body. If this is indeed the case, the body is an important gateway for relieving... Read more

John Friend: The Radical Quantum Shift of Yoga

YTW-Writer Eva Norlyk Smith recently sat down for an interview with Anusara® yoga founder John Friend. This is the second installment of the interview. Go here for the first part of the John Friend interview... Read more
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