The Knee and Yoga

The knee is comprised of 3 bones – the femur (the thigh bone), the tibia (the shin bone), and the patella (the knee cap) and a little bit of cartilage (the meniscus). Since it is an area where bones meet, it is classified as a joint, with its primary motions being flexion and extension (to … Read more

The Role and Function Fascia

I have often joked in my workshops that, as humans, we are walking “skin bags” filled with different parts – bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, organs, nerves, vessels and a brain. Many people are happy just knowing that this sac stays intact, its contents contained. There are others, like yogi anatomists, who are more interested with … Read more

The Sacro-Iliac Joint: the base of the spine

The sacroiliac joint is located at the base of the spine. Specifically, it describes where the sacrum (the triangular piece of bone at the base of the spine) meets the ilium (part of the pelvis). Much of the time people refer to the sacroiliac joint as the SI joint. Throughout this article, I will be … Read more