Take a look at the picture below. How many folks are worried about her front knee? Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com If you've taken a yoga class before, you've probably heard the cardinal rule: Don't let your knee go past your ankle. When I did teacher training, that's one of the things we were taught… Continue reading Fresh Take Friday: What about the knee?
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Fresh Take Friday: Stepping Back
Happy Friday! Today we're taking a fresh look at how we step back into standing poses with one leg behind you. I'll mainly be talking about how this works in Virabhadrasana 1 (Warrior 1 Pose), but you can apply the same principle to poses like Virabhadrasana 3 (Warrior 3 Pose), Parsvottanasana (Intense Side Stretch Pose,… Continue reading Fresh Take Friday: Stepping Back
Fresh Take Friday: Arms Alongside the Ears
Happy Friday, yogis. Today we're going to take a closer look at what happens when we bring the arms up alongside the ears in poses such as Virabhadrasana 1 (Warrior 1), Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog), or Handstand (Adho Mukha Vrksasana). When the arms come up alongside the ears, there's a tendency to also… Continue reading Fresh Take Friday: Arms Alongside the Ears