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is this a balance pose


Love the rich detailed explanation. I'm an instructor & you are my go to resource for building sequences that are therapeutic for specific conditions or symptoms. Thanks!


Great site to know about yoga poses deeply. As a teacher I always refer this site when ever I have doubt . Thanks to you.


I agree with the last comment that the website and posture articles are very informative, however this triangle pose the written instructions have the heels aligned with each other the video clearly says line the front heel with the centre of the back foot. I have found this instruction diffucult for many people to follow and balance is an issue.

Roxana cook

All this tips, really help :)

Michelle K


I love your website and magazine. As I yoga teacher I find them both to be great references. I have noticed though that a lot of the posture descriptions don't match the pictures. Ie. In this posture, you say to have the right foot forward, but in the picture it's the left foot. Don't know if there is some reasoning behind it, but I think it could be of greater benefit if you could have the descriptions match the pictures. Thanks!


Triangle can be problematic if practiced the traditional Iyengar way, the way it used to be taught, "between two plates of glass" . That position endangers the sacro-ilial joint. Allow the top hip to come forward, as noted above. Judith Lasseter has written an entire article on this!

Michelle from UK

These demos are absolutely brilliant. Do you think you could add some more for other postures too?


I also have lower back problems and Trikonasana is my favorite pose. It makes me feel completely empowered. One of my instructors told me that the reason I connect to this posture may be because my body knows it is just what it needs. As others have said, it is important to breathe into it, and be only where you are on that day.


Is this pose good for preganant women in 2nd trimester? Good demo & very clear explanation..Thanks.

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