I am more than excited about my newest article in Yoga International about the shoulders and downward dog! Externally-rotating the shoulders was thought to be the safest alignment for down dog for years.
But as I explain in this article, newer insights from science about pain, injury, and shoulder impingement syndrome are giving us good reason to re-think the classical way that we practice and teach down dog (and quite a few other asanas as well!)
Read my new article here, and feel free to let me know if you have any questions about it. I hope you enjoy learning new information and a fresh perspective on shoulder alignment!