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Basic Principles Of Alignment – No Matter The Yoga Style

by Ashton Szabo

As both a yoga teacher and a anatomy/kinesiology teacher of other yoga teachers, I’m often asked questions regarding alignment. Various schools have specific ways they encourage alignment in postures.

Some are quite rigid in their systems, others are more flexible. Regardless of style or specific methods, I find that the following four basic principles are applicable when it comes to assessing appropriate alignment in a pose.

They are important concepts to explore whether you are a teacher and/or a student. Together they create an organic process with one building on the other.

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