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Posts Tagged ‘knees’

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 […]


Be kind to your knees

      I took Baxter’s Monday night Hatha class. Normally I take Baxter’s Wednesday night class. But I have a work team dinner this Wednesday. And I missed last Wednesday’s class. Tonight we focused on knees, placement of feet, ankles, hamstrings and calves. Baxter reminded us to be careful if we are prone to hyperextend–too much […]