The Root

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“Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots” -Rumi In practice, this root thing has been creeping up for me a lot. Every pose I find in my practice I am learning starts from the ground up! Just to start, your feet have 52 bones, that’s 25% of your body bone count! Pyramid is a great one I have been teaching lately where it is always said, “Square your hips off”. The trick is you have to somehow do this while your upside-down and backwards. Taking it from the heels of the feet rooted down into the earth the hips are able to naturally find themselves in place. Grounding the front heel moves the one hip back as the back heel moves the other hip forward giving your body the alignment of ‘squared’. On a self development level (I work for lululemon, got to throw this in) we have so many areas in our life where we decided we need to improve. But if you sit down and really think about where things are arising that you struggle with you could probably pin it all back to one root issue. Working strongly with that … Read More