Episode 208: Q&A – Jason Answers Your Questions about Hip Joint Rotation, Jumping Through, + More

It’s been a while since we devoted an episode to answering listener questions, so that’s exactly what we’re doing this week.

In this episode, Jason tackles a few of the questions from listeners such as:

* Internal or external hip joint rotation in forward fold poses? (A simple question with a not-so-simple answer)

* Does that upper arm bone externally rotate in Chaturanga Dandasana?

* Is passively stretching a muscle (like the psoas) or group of muscles that are both tight and weak a good idea? Or is there a better way to approach?

* Any tips on floating from Down-Dog to sit and jumping through?

RECOMMENDED AND RELATED LINKS

The Expert’s Guide to Chaturanga, Part I
The Expert’s Guide to Chaturanga, Part II
The Expert’s Guide to Chaturanga, Part III
The Expert’s Guide to Chaturanga, Part IV
The Expert’s Guide to Chaturanga, Part V

Ashtanga Yoga:: The Practice Manual by David Swenson

Episode 141: Q&A with Jason about Teaching Beginners

Episode 118: Q&A – Jason’s Thoughts on “Creative” Sequencing

Episode 91: Q&A – Jason’s Thoughts on Warrior I, Navasana, and “Advanced” Yoga

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