muscle fundamentals

muscle fundamentals

In Yoga 216 INfrastructure, we talk about muscles a bunch. And not all aspect of muscle fundamentals, but primarily the fundamental principle of how they create movement. Ready for it? How Muscles Create Movement Bones don’t move themselves. Muscles contract and move the bones. That might seem obvious, but often the obvious passes by unnoticed,…

joint fundamentals

joint action fundamentals

In Yoga 216 INfrastructure, we look at asana through a lens of joint range of motion for each joint action. Let’s unpack that. First, what’s a joint? A joint is the meeting of two bones: In movement studies, we’re usually talking about synovial joints. A synovial joint is a freely-movable joint. Synovial fluid lubricates the…