Yoga is not broken, but certain postures need to be fixed!
Yoga is medicine for most people. It provides immense physical and mental benefits that are unmeasurable. But, what if the movements in your practice were actually causing harm and creating repetitive patterns that increase your risk of injury.
While the amazing practice of yoga has not changed in the past 5,000 years, our modern society is drastically different. The Yoga Fix deconstructs the common misalignments that occur in a standard yoga practice.
This book combines the physical therapy and movement expertise of Dr. Heafner with the skillfulness of yoga teacher Keith Allen. The Yoga Fix takes readers through 40+ poses, identifying both the Eastern and Western approaches to the practice.
In these pages you will discover:
Yoga is not broken, but certain postures needed to be fixed! Whether you are new to yoga or an expert teacher, The Yoga Fix will help you practice in a safer and healthier manner.
Jim Heafner PT, DPT, OCS
Keith Allen, ERYT500
The Yoga Fix Postures
The Yoga Fix deconstructs over 40 poses commonly found in a Vinyasa series. Each pose contains the proper movements, improper movements, cues, & strategies to improve your practice. Below is an example pose.
Meet the Authors
Jim Heafner PT, DPT, OCS
Jim earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University. He is a certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and trained in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) and Functional Movement Screening (FMS) systems. His educational and clinical background have made him an expert in manual and manipulative physical therapy as well as functional movement.
Jim is passionate about the art, science, and history of yoga. He practices several times a week in Boulder, CO.
For physical therapy consultations visit: Heafner Health
Keith Allen, Yoga Instructor
Keith’s mission statement is to guide others to believe in themselves, find freedom, and achieve greater peace of mind with their own unique yoga practice. Keith completed his first 200-hour teacher training at the Yandara Yoga Institute in Mexico and has since studied extensively from different teachers, lineages, and styles around the world. He currently resides in Boulder, Colorado where he teaches primarily Vinyasa and Hot yoga. For Keith, yoga is about connecting deeper to who we are and leaving the practice happier to be alive. His classes balance a meditative flow with safe alignment to maintain a sustainable and beneficial practice.
In addition to yoga, Keith is passionate about travel, skiing, creating art, and music.