Yoga Injury Prevention

Yoga teaches the art of breathing, meditation and posing. It is practiced for more than 5,000 years and is considered a mind-body intervention that is used to reduce the health effects of stress. Injuries can also occur while doing yoga and precautions are important to prevent these.

Below are some tips and ways on how to prevent yoga injuries.

Fast Facts:

  • Yoga was the 5th most commonly used complementary and alternative therapy in the United States during 2002.
  • Finding a qualified yoga teacher can help prevent yoga injuries.
  • Proper posture is important to prevent muscle injuries.