Question & Answer: Tension in Neck & Shoulders During Pranayama

alexander_technique_neck_shoulder_tensionIn our next few installments, we’ll change format for a bit as we share audio clips from our “Living Yoga Immersion” at Old Town Yoga Studio in which we discuss some common questions that arise on the Yogic path. We hope you might find the change of format a nice shift.

This week’s question: “During pranayama, I often experience tension in my neck & shoulders – is this normal?” As with any challenge, it can be helpful to know we are not alone and to understand some of the causes behind our challenge. As we discuss, this is actually quite common and can in fact be a helpful reminder of several key principles, both with breathwork in particular and Yoga in general…


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