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Episode 144: Ouch! How to Handle Your Sore Sacrum

For almost three years, Jason has resisted addressing your questions about the sacroiliac joint (SI) — mostly because it’s such a complex topic for a podcast. But today! I wore him down. He addresses a listener question about the mysterious sacrum and the soreness that so often comes along with yoga practice.He talks about:

*Why, why, why?? do we so often experience sacral pain in yoga

*What is often happening to the sacrum when we experience pain flare-ups

*The role that the piriformis can play in SI soreness

*How to alter your yoga practice to get out of pain for good


Episode 43: Q&A with Jason – Sacrolliac Pain, Tailbone Cues & Wonky Knees


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  1. Thanks both for this episode. Jason made a comment about not being aligned with some modalities of yoga which stretch the tendons and ligaments. I assume he is talking about yin yoga? If so, is this position based on the yoga world having a bias towards mobility or does he think classes that involve solely passive stretching do more harm than good? Very interested in his thoughts.

  2. Yes, yes, yes, yes – AGAIN! I am SO delighted to hear someone speak to what I have been observing in so many long-time yoga students – particularly women whose pelvises go through so many changes. (And I DID guess the piriformis as stabilizer, BTW!) It has been a personal crusade of mine to get students to appreciate our stabilizing and strengthening needs before to much mobilization results in chronic pain. It’s become a longer and deeper conversation in my Teacher Training program and certainly part of my personal HIIT and resistance training regime as I try to move away from pain and towards a more balanced practice. Thank you for being so clear, accessible and magnanimous around these issues.

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