Disclaimer: The article below is not meant as a comprehensive description of Yoga and its origins, it is merely an introduction for the non-initiated individual that might be confused by the abundance of opinions and information out there. It’s meant to be as open minded and unbiased as possible but not something to base a research paper on.
With that in mind, I invite you to keep reading if Yoga is a subject you’d like to know a bit more about!
Posture is defined as the composite of the position of all the joints of the body at any given moment. Simply said it is how we carry ourselves.
Also, it is important to acknowledge and differentiate static and dynamic posture. Static being the position of all our joint when we are not moving as opposed to dynamic when our body is performing a motion. To elaborate from the previous statement, « good » posture would be the composite « IDEAL » position of all the joints in our body at any given moment.
It might seems like something given and granted… After all, our knees, shoulders and pelvis are ALWAYS in the same position… or are they ? Continue reading →