Q  In Level 3.5.1 Autumn, from Tortoise Fish to Camel 2 : What is the origin of the movement, hips or forearms? A Lift from the hips. Use arm strength as needed.    Nandi read more →

Q In Level 3, how do we go from Raised Cobra to Extended Mountain? A In Level 3, the hips (base of spine) initiate the movement back, then straight leg begins lifting.  The spine goes into alignment from base to crown as hips move back and the leg lifts.  (In Level 1 and 2, pass.. read more →

Q  What is the position of arms in Eagle? A One elbow on top of other, palms facing each other, hands touching and in Om mudra. Elbows are out in front from shoulders, parallel to ground. Nandi read more →

Q What is the difference between L-Seat Toe Stretch 1 and L-Seat Toe Stretch 2 from Level 2, Series 3, Winter? A From L-Seat Tortoise: L-Seat Toe Stretch 1 has toes tucked under with knee to earth on tortoise side, like in Extended Child. L-Seat Toe Stretch 2 has the top of foot to earth.. read more →

Question on Level 3

11/19/2012

Q Generally in Level 3 there are lots of jumps to Slant, from Upward Salute, Pyramid Lift, Crow, etc. How do you avoid straining/jolting the shoulders? A Work systematically from Basics to Level 2! If you are feeling strain with Level 3 jumps, then work with Basics-Level 2 modifications as needed until strength is increased… read more →