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Posts Tagged ‘triangle pose’

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 […]


My Triangle transformation

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 […]


Using blocks to balance, enhance yoga poses

Tonight in Vickie’s Hatha yoga class we focused on using blocks for many of our poses. I struggle with balancing poses. Standing on a block made it a little easier to focus my weight and core to keep myself upright or balanced. We practiced Downward Facing Dog on blocks. First with the blocks under our […]


GFG! and her yoga props

My usual yoga props for most yoga classes is a blanket, block and strap. If a teacher requires something else, such as an extra block, a bolster, sand bag, I am more than happy to grab as well. Oh, and an eye pillow is great for Restorative yoga and savasana. In a pinch, I use […]