Yoga Talk Podcast 26: Preventing Yoga Injuries

September 18, 2015    BY Yoga International

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Kat and Michael discuss common contraindications and ways to prevent and address yoga injuries. 

(Note: We are not doctors or physical therapists, or anything authoritative whatsoever, just yogis with opinions and recommendations to check out those who are smarter than we are.)

Talking points include:

Should teachers ask about injuries before class?

How to address student injuries

Injury Prevention

  • Staying current with knowledge of biomechanics; avoiding outdated alignment cues and one-size-fits-all instructions that could cause someone to get hurt

Yoga Injuries

Contraindications

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