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My Triangle continues to transform - Go Fit Girl!
Over the past three years I have been observing Utthita Trikonasana (Extended Triangle Pose) in my body. To the left you can see the variations and changes over the past three years. When I applied for Piedmont’s Yoga Teacher Training in May/June 2013 an optional part of the application was to include a picture of myself in Triangle Pose. Once in the teacher training our long-term anatomy project was to pick three yoga poses that we were able to do but found challenging. My three poses were Utthita Trikonasa (pictured); Dolphin; and Ananda Balasana (Happy Baby). The top middle photo is the first photo I submitted for my long-term anatomy project. We took the first set of photos of our three poses and did a write-up on the poses. Over several months we explored our three poses and learned about our bodies in the poses in terms of alignment and feeling, whether emotional and/or physical. There is a vast improvement between the first and second pose. I learned to eliminate hyperextension in the front leg without losing strength in the pose. I found a better spot for my head and neck. And I found more extension in my side body. (If you want to … Continue reading →