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Posts Tagged ‘hyperextension’

My Triangle continues to transform

Over the past three years I have been observing Utthita Trikonasana (Extended Triangle Pose) in my body. To the left you can see the variations and changes over the past three years. When I applied for Piedmont’s Yoga Teacher Training in May/June 2013 an optional part of the application was to include a picture of myself in Triangle […]


Continuing the triangle transformation

When I applied for Piedmont’s Yoga Teacher Training in May/June 2013 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 photo, taken May/June 2013. Once in the teacher training our long-term anatomy project was to pick three yoga poses […]


Triangle transformation follow-up

  Recently I wrote about my Triangle transformation. Over a year I watched as my Utthita Trikonasana dramatically changed and became healthier for my body. I talked about how I hyperextend in my knees and I have learned how to stop that in this pose. Knee hyperextension, which means too much opening at the back […]


Using props in yoga

Years ago I was in a yoga class and at the beginning of class the teacher told us what props we needed for class that day. Someone walked into class after the prop instructions were given. I overheard a fellow student tell the other what props the teacher had requested. She looked at the helpful […]