Vinyasa 101: 4 Ways to Avoid Yoga Injuries
It seems like every yogi has a tale of a bum knee, shoulder, or sacroilliac (SI) joint.But getting injured in yoga class often means something is out of alignment in your practice, says Eddie Modestini,
a longtime student of K. Pattabhi Jois and B.K.S. Iyengar.“Sometimes the body isn’t ready for what’s going on,” says Modestini, who introduces these concepts in Yoga Journal’s upcoming online course,
Vinyasa 101: The Fundamentals of Flow. (Enroll here, and be the first to know when this essential guide to vinyasa yoga is launched.) Here, Modestini offers four tips for avoiding injury.