Yoga Student Safety

How to Prevent Common Yoga Injuries

We all think of Hatha Yoga as a healing activity; but in the case of asana practice, like every form of movement, injuries can happen. It is also true that anyone could be injured while walking. However, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 5,500 Yoga training injuries were treated in 2007.

Yoga Teacher Training – The Headstand and Blood Pressure

Conservative medical opinion also recommends that you avoid the headstand even if high blood pressure is brought to a normal level with medication. Medical opinions will differ from one physician to another, but all Yoga teachers should be on the side of extreme caution.

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