Correcting Hyperextension in Common Yoga Poses
This 10-minute video explains how to recognize and avoid hyperextension in common yoga poses. Join Jessica as she explores optimal (joint-friendly) alignment in a forward fold (uttanasana), mountain pose (tadasana), triangle pose (trikonasana), and downward facing dog (adho mukha svanasana). Here's to happy shoulders, hips, and knees!
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Jessica Stickler completed 800+ hours teaching certification through Jivamukti Teacher Training program, and received Advanced Certification in January 2010. She teaches the Jivamukti method internationally, and serves as a mentor in the apprenticeship program for Jivamukti Teachers. She would like to thank all of her holy teachers, especially Sharon, David, Ganeshdas, Narayani, Jules, and Satyavira. Yoga is not for the faint of heart! The most counter-cultural, radical, and important thing... Read more>>