Bernie Clark

Physical Benefits: Mobilizing and Lubricating the Joints

Yoga Talks4 mins

Looking at the Physical benefits of Yoga, Bernie Clark discusses how joints are made of connective tissues that have a tendency to contract: these are the yin-like tissues. Within 3 weeks of no stress, the tissues weaken, get reabsorbed and shrink. However too much stress can degenerate the joints, so we pay attention to engaging the muscles to reduce the yang kind of stress on joints.