Category Archive: alignment

Importance of Using Props for Yoga

This image shows how my teacher Bobby Clenell makes us do shoulder stands. Both the shoulders are in the same line. And the base of the shoulder is the only one responsible for carrying the whole body weight up without putting any pressure on the cervical vertebrae. Hence it is a perfect( aligned  and functional […]

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How to Break Through a Weight Loss Plateau

How to Break Through a Weight Loss Plateau?.. This question is asked from me consistently.  I can think of two reasons for this consistency with this question. 1. People who ask it are the ones who are not consistent with their efforts. 2. People who ask it are consistent with the efforts but their efforts […]

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Alignment for Side Lying Spinal Twist

Hi everyone, It is very very comfortable to lie down in a spinal twist. It feels almost like massaging your entire back. But sometimes, we want to stay in a pose because it feels very comfortable. Only to feel uncomfortable later due to the same pose. The right alignment of the body during any physical […]

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Alignment and Transition from Chaturanga Dandasana to Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

Somedays back I asked my Ashtanga teacher that I have been practicing yoga from so many years now yet, I am not able to do so many asanas properly. Why is that? When will I be able to do them? In reply, she asked me only one question, “How regularly have you been practicing?”. “Umm, […]

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