Avoiding Injury

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Yoga Basics and other Yoga topics.

How can I avoid injury when doing yoga?

Avoiding Injury

There are two important aspects of any yoga practice that will help you avoid injury. First, remember to stretch gently before and during postures. Do NOT stretch too quickly or overextend yourself. Second, remember that, whenever possible, you should do pose/counterpose (for example, a backward bend followed by a forward bend). This will help stretch and balance muscles.

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Yoga Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
Lynda Moultry