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Some important things to consider for working with your muscles to create shoulder joint stability when performing yoga asanas from the workshop with Tiffany Cruikshank #yogamedicine in #BarcelonaYogaConference This is extremely important for joint health and overall sustainable yoga practice…

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The post conference with Tiffany Cruikshank focused on exploring the shoulder joint.

An initial invigorating practice lead us to explore the mobility, stability, limitations and challenges of our shoulders through diverse asanas and creative vinyasa sequences.



After a short break, Tiffany gave an overview of the different anatomical components of the shoulder joint which is actually composed of two joints: the AC (acromioclavicular) joint and the glenohumeral joint.

She mentioned that the shoulder joint has similarities with the hip joint because they both are synovial joints that allow freedom of motion because of their structure and are flexible given the mobility needs of the limbs. But she emphasized that the shoulder joint is much more mobile than the hip joint because the ball and socket joint is hardly “encased” and this also influences its “stability”. The joint layers of this joint, she said, are highly influenced by the muscles around it.

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