What Is Alignment Yoga?

Counter Stretch ~ Ardha Uttanasana

Alignment based yoga focuses on performing yoga poses with attention to the proper alignment of our musculoskeletal system (our muscles and bones together) in order to maximize the benefits of the poses and minimize risk of injury. When we perform yoga poses with attention musculoskeletal alignment, we can relieve, and even correct, patterns in the body that can cause pain and deterioration.

Benefits Of Postural Alignment in Yoga

  • Relieves Stiffness
  • Improves Flexibility
  • Increases Stamina & Coordination
  • Boosts Relaxation & Self Care
  • Improves Concentration
  • Promotes Mindfulness and “Meditation in Action”

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