Athletes Foot is a common fungal infection of the skin on the feet and tends to occur between the toes. It especially breeds because footwear and socks create a warm and moist place for it, which then shows on the outer surface of the skin, promoting fungal growth. This infection can become itchy, red and sore if left untreated. Athletes foot is so called as it was most popular in Athletes whose feet would be used excessively in exercise and become warm/moist. It also occurs due to using public facilities such as changing rooms and swimming pools.
In yoga it can occur in people who practice ‘hot’ yoga, or ‘Bikram’ yoga. Obviously this symptom starts before it appears on the body, with an energy change within the body and usually relating to the affected area of the body. Through certain yoga postures and breathing techniques that have been given as starting points here in this article, you can improve things through a yoga practice.