General Alignment Principles

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Questions Answered Here

  1. What aspect of a pose and the student’s physical alignment can be considered the fundamental concern for safety and effectiveness?
  2. What is meant by the foundation of a pose?
  3. Once a proper foundation is set, what is the next step?
  4. Describe the philosophy of “moving from the core.”
  5. How can awareness of agonist / antagonist muscle pairs assist the student in practicing a pose?

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