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    What's New

    Arm Balance videos. A collection of Arm Balance Videos from my youtube channel including: Crow, Flying Splits, Astavakrasana and Mayurasana.

    Yoga Pose Inversion videos. A collection of Inverted Yoga Pose videos from my youtube channel including: Shoulderstand and Plow, Headstand and Handstand.

    Yoga Balance Videos. Some balance videos from my youtube channel including:

    • Weight Shifting,
    • Balancing on One Foot,
    • Balancing on the Forefeet,
    • Forefoot Balancing Peterson squat,
    • Forefoot Balancing Double Leg Squat,
    • Pistol Squat,
    • Single Leg Standing Forward Bend.

    Sartorius Inner Knee Pain. One way to prevent inner knee pain while running is to resist the sartorius muscle. It may also help to "take out the slack" from the sartorius.

    Shin rotations are one way to learn better awareness of your feet and heels so that you can stabilize them to help protect your knees.

    Some muscles that can help with knee joint stability. Neil Keleher. Sensational Yoga Poses.

    For better Knee Joint stability it can help to first understand how the knee works.

    Tibialis anterior. Neil Keleher. Sensational Yoga Poses.

    Tibialis Anterior can help anchor the front of the IT Band.

    Peroneus Brevis. Neil Keleher. Sensational Yoga Poses.

    Peroneus Brevis Can help stabilize the outer edge of the foot.

    Peroneus Longus. Neil Keleher. Sensational Yoga Poses.

    Peroneus Longus can help to anchor the biceps femoris.

    Tibialis posterior. Neil Keleher. Sensational Yoga Poses.

    Tibialis Posterior is one of the key muscles for forming the arch of the foot.

    Learn how you can use your hips (as well as your spinal muscles) for a deepr standing spinal twist.Neil Keleher. Sensational Yoga Poses.

    Learn how you can use your hips (as well as your spinal muscles) for a deepr standing spinal twist.
    Standing Spinal Twist

    Knee pain can occur aroudn the insertion of the IT band into the tibia. Neil Keleher. Sensational Yoga Poses.

    Knee pain can occur around the insertion of the IT band into the Tiba.
    Suggestions for Preventing IT Band Knee Pain

    Sensational Leg Anatomy, an overview of leg muscles from hip bone to toes.. Neil Keleher. Sensational Yoga Poses.

    Muscles of the legs from hip bone to toes that you can learn to feel and control:
    Sensational Leg Anatomy

    Knee balance. This is one exercise that you can use to learn how to balance. Neil Keleher, Sensational Yoga Poses.
    Learning How to Balance

    Ideas for turning balance into a general skill along with two simple exercises for learning how to balance.

    Eka pada bakasana arm balance with one shin resting against the back of an arm, the other leg reaching back and up.

    Eka Pada Bakasana
    the transition from Marichyasana A

    Rear view of pelvis and sacrum with SI joints indicated. Neil Keleher. Sensational Yoga Poses.

    SI Joint Stabilization, How to stabilize the SI Joints whether the sacrum is nutated or counter-nutated using the Multifidus, Pelvic floor muscles and lower band of the Transverse Abdominus.

    The arrow represents pressure acting on a synovial articular joint. The blue represents muscle activated tension in ligaments and tendons acting on the joint capsule. As pressure is increased (bigger arrow on right) ligament and tendon tension increases so that the joint capsule resists synovial fluid being pressed out from between the bones.

    Hydrostatic Lubrication of Articular Joints
    Reducing wear so that your joints function better and last longer

    IT Band with Tensor Fascia Latae attaching from ASIC to forward edge of IT Band and Gluteus maximus attaching from PSIS to the back edge.

    controlling tension in the IT Band
    (How it helps to stabilize the Hip)

    Levator costarum reaching downwards and outwards from transverse vertebral processes to the ribs one and two levels below.

    Levator Costarum
    (Lifting the back ribs to improve ribcage awareness and control)