One can elect to be the personal envoy of their own health.
There is a train of thought in some yoga circles that using props in this pose must adhere to certain strict guidelines. Placing a block between the knees provides a different kinesthetic stimulation to the body.
Aging is a process that occurs in 3 dimensional (3D) reality. There is a beginning, a middle and a seeming endpoint in all things. bb
Mobility is the capacity to effect efficient movement in different directions, as the need arises.
The downside of female fitness competition, for her, was brought to the fore. She explained that she ‘now’ works out for self-improvement and health maintenance.
Sidebends balance the body in that they lengthen the abdominal muscles, hips and (lateral) thighs
Forward bending is used to release tension and tightness in the back of the body.
Martial Arts Kata with Dynamic Tension can be combined to facilitate postural improvement.
One must do ‘something’ to keep the psycho-physio-spiritual mechanisms in tune.
The predisposal toward the physical practice of yoga posture (asana), though understandable as such, confines the practitioner to the ‘touch, sight, taste, smell, hearing’ driven aspect(s) of yoga.