Caring for your shoulders is about more than just looking good in a tank top. It’s about understanding how to access and enhance the flexibility of the joint safely, and balancing its natural mobility with improved stability.
Because our shoulders are built for mobility and not stability, injuries can occur with repetitive movements and poor alignment. Keep healthy shoulders in yoga by balancing poses that stretch the muscles and fascia around the joint with poses that tone and strengthen. Preserve the elastic integrity of your ligaments by paying diligent attention to alignment in the following poses.