Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cat Stance

Cat Stance: Stand in place, with one leg raised, balancing on your whole foot. Keep the joints, ankle, knee, and hip, of the supporting leg soft and spring loaded as if you were getting ready to pounce. Alternate between legs … Continue reading

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Bow Stance

Bow Stance: Stand in place, with your feet hip width apart, in Open Stance, then step back onto the ball of one foot, as if that leg were a bow drawing back. Maintain your balance by keeping both knees slightly bent … Continue reading

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Sumo (Riding) Stance

Stand with knees slightly bent, hips soft, and feet apart as though riding a horse. Align the three body weights, pelvis, chest, and head and keep your feet parallel. Letting comfort be your guide, sink and rise to find your … Continue reading

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A Stance

Stand with feet more than hip distance apart, feet parallel, shifting weight to sense the inside and outside of your feet. Your legs form the letter A. Sink by moving your hips behind you with knees soft and relaxed. Exhale … Continue reading

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Open Stance

Stand with feet hip width apart, toes facing forward and feet parallel. Weight each foot evenly as you explore the mobility of your joints. Sink and rise to find your body’s ideal open stance. It is week two of my … Continue reading

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