A little more than a year ago I applied to the Piedmont Yoga teacher training program, which I graduated from at the end of June.
An optional part of the application was to include a picture of myself in Utthita Trikonasana (Extended Triangle Pose), which is the picture in the top left corner, taken last May/June.
The bottom left photo is from an anatomy long-term homework assignment where we were instructed to pick three poses we could do but found challenging and do a write-up.
The bottom left photo was taken in mid-December 2013.
We took our first set of photos and did a write-up and turned in.
Over several months we explored our three poses and learned about our bodies in the poses in terms of alignment and feeling, whether emotional and/or physical.
The photo on the right is also from the anatomy long-term homework assignment. That photo was taken in early May 2014.
Over this past year I have learned how to work with my hyperextension in my front leg and eliminate it. (I can clearly see hyperextension in the first photo, … Continue reading