What to Do with Your Tailbone in a Sun Salute

March 4, 2016    BY Amber Burke

Many teachers and students now know to avoid the common cue of "tucking the tailbone" in vinyasa, but what exactly is the optimal position for the tailbone when you're practicing? This class is designed to show you how to bring healthy alignment to the tailbone and surrounding joints during sun salutations. Amber shares tips to bring your awareness to the low back in order to ultimately prevent chronic pain or injury. A strap and block come in handy! 

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Amber Burke
Amber Burke lives in Abiquiu, New Mexico. She teaches alignment-based and restorative yoga privately (and occasionally at Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs), as well as various writing classes at UNM Taos. With her anatomically-focused articles, she aims to broaden the interface between yoga and physical therapy. She and Bill Reif, MPT, are hard at work on a book for yoga practitioners with injuries and pre-existing conditions. She is a graduate of Yale, the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars MFA... Read more>>


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