Active Yogi: Build Core Strength, Learn Control

In my latest post for Active Yogi, I describe a move that teaches control from center—which is critical for keeping your balance in cutting motions on the field, court, or trail.

Balance

Rolling Like a Ball is a move borrowed from Pilates that helps us transition from reclining to sitting. Beyond this practical application, the move teaches lessons about momentum and control that apply to other dynamic transitions, like the kick up to Handstand, as well as to control of the body in space, whether that’s on the field, the road, or the trail. Include this exercise in your practice to develop the ability to right yourself in shifting situations.

Read more at Yoga Journal.