Like I mentioned last week, it's SO GREAT when I run across people - like Lucy - who believe as I do that yoga is for everybody. It's also great when they can put their belief into practice by modifying the practice for people's needs. It's a skill that comes from knowing how human bodies work, I believe.
I love you guys so much, you know that? You ask such smart questions. This one came after last week's blog post.
You said to drop your tongue from the roof of your mouth.
I was curious what benefits this had for a muskeloskeltal issues and general tightness?
I find myself now constantly trying to drop my tongue now but it keeps going back like it's supposed to be a natural position for it.
It’s a very good question - this is my as short as possible answer.
Yes, you heard me right. Tight jaw + tight hips.
BECAUSE EVERYTHING’S CONNECTED.
I say that not in any new-age sense but just as a statement of fact. We have all sorts of connective tissues in our bodies, blood being one, but the one that’s most likely to be responsible for the jaw-hip connection is fascia