By Ray Long

Grasp the technology at the back of the arm balances and inversions of Hatha Yoga. Dr. Ray lengthy courses you on a visible narrative during the anatomy, biomechanics, and body structure of this historical paintings, deciphering each one pose alongside the way in which. The Mat Companion sequence will give you fantastically illustrated, step by step directions on how one can use medical rules to procure the utmost reap the benefits of your perform. each one booklet comprises the Bandha Yoga Codex, an easy five-step method that may be utilized to any pose to enhance power, flexibility, and precision -- it doesn't matter what kind of yoga you perform.

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Ease out of the pose by reversing the process. 42 Y O GA MAT C O M P A N I O N , BOOK 4 VASISlHASANA SAGE POSE 43 S T E P 1 Place the hand on the floor, pronating the forearm and spreading the weight across the palm. Grip the fingers to activate the palmar arch. The pronators teres and quadratus turn the hand downward and press the inner surface of the hand into the floor. Flex the wrist by pressing the mounds at the base of the fingers into the mat to engage the flexors carpi radialis and ulnaris and stabilize the wrist.

S T E P 4 Engage the quadriceps to extend the knees. Visualize the gluteus minimus contracting to stabilize the ball o f the hip i n the socket. Activate the psoas to counterbalance the extension force of the gluteus maximus and prevent swayback. S T E P 5 Press the side of the foot into the floor, everting it and dorsiflexing the ankle so that the foot forms a right angle with the tibia. The peroneus longus and brevis muscles evert the foot. The extensor digitorum longus synergizes this and draws the toes up.

Engaging the correct muscles provides the necessary force required for stability. Bakasana connects the upper and lower extremities at the inner thighs and upper arms. The powerful muscles of the inner legs-the adductors-are at an optimal length to generate force with the least amount of effort. In Bakasana, the legs use these muscles to grip the arms and create a focus for balance. Firmly extend the elbows to lift the body, placing the center of gravity directly down through the hands. Activate the abdominals to flex and lift the trunk upwards.

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