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Lori Gaspar
7:40 am

Lori's Common Yoga Teacher Cues That Need Composted: #1

First in a series Lori's Common Yoga Teachers Cues That Need Composted: "As you lift your arms up to slide your shoulder blades down." I am including a picture here of what the natural movement of your shoulder blade is and should be when you lift your arms up. Your shoulder blade rotates to assist the lift of the humerus (arm bone). This action also moves the acromion process out of the way. So a more accurate cue would be to allow the lateral edge (outer) shoulder blades to ascend and the medial edge (inner) shoulder blade to descend as you lift your arm. But very few students can grasp that level of detail. Read More