Cat Valadez, E-RYT200 on Instagram: “Happy Monday! Continuing the discussion over #pinchamayurasana prep poses for the #overachieversguidetoyoga, focusing on the foundation here. Many of you asked for a breakdown of #dolphinpose so here's one essential aspect: your base! . Makes sense that this is a prep for #forearmbalance right? The big NO is mainly not keeping the elbows shoulder distance apart. You can see the YES photos show the correct alignment, although in my body my elbows are..."
Where my #pincha people at?! The #overachieversguidetoyoga on #pinchamayurasana prep continues! . So, you get up on that wall with your feet hip height and you're breathing and hanging on, keeping the shoulders solid and trying to keep them open (shoulders over elbows). Starting to lift a leg, things can change! If you're tight in the shoulders or have trouble keeping your chest pointing toward the wall, you will need to focus on getting that alignment as the body becomes stronger and…
O Pincha! My Pincha! Day 9 of #honorwinterheat is #forearmbalance or #pinchamayurasana. I haven't quite gotten this yet but I've been practicing by wedging myself into this mini hallway tapping each side until I find the proper alignment (heels over hips over rib cabe over shoulders over forearms) and then -- trying! -- to actually stay there. Whew. It's a doozie for sure but getting easier every time. // @honoryogaprinceton @cathymadeo @kfann7 for more
YOGA SEQUENCE TO WHEEL POSE: This sequence is targeted to those who feel strong but not open enough to do wheel pose, results may not be instant but these things take time dedication. Do warm up well, I have a Back Bending Warm Up sequence in my feed, ju
・・・ Handstand against the wall The wall is a great friend in helping you deal with the fear of falling, then it becomes a great support in helping you work on your awareness and alignment. Similar to my previous tutorial on using the