wrists

Your shoulders could be causing wrist pain.

Your shoulders could be causing wrist pain.

If you habitually have your scapulae in any given position, it starts to feel like that is neutral and so you lose the ability to tell where your shoulders really are in space. 

Which means, when doing yoga and bearing weight through your hands and arms, you will tend to line your hands up under where you THINK your shoulderblades are. And that is a cause of wrist pain.

How to have happy wrists -and shoulders - in yoga

How to have happy wrists -and shoulders - in yoga

Ever get sore wrists in downward facing dog or plank pose?

Or simply feel like your arm muscles aren't strong enough to hold your weight? 

Your arm bones can help you with that. 

There are some simple trajectories of weight that will help you position your bones so they can do their share of the lifting better.