Active Yogi: Sit to Stand

Active Yogi Sit to Stand

Today’s blog post at Active Yogi concerns an action we’ve been playing with in class, and it includes a video demo of how to use blocks as you work your way toward this transition.

It seems simple: rising to standing from the ground. It’s a motion we do often in some variation over the course of a day. But with a few simple rules, it transforms into an exercise that challenges our strength, balance, and sense of humor, building new awareness of where our bodies are in space and how to move them.

Read more at Yoga Journal, and watch the video: