Alexandria Crow Challenges "Parallel Wrist Creases" Yoga Alignment Cue - Yoga Journal

Alignment Cues Decoded: “Wrist Creases Parallel”

The way you position your hands on the ground is important. Alexandria Crow breaks down what this commonly used cue misses about doing it safely and how you can do better.

I recently realized most yoga students understand little of the reasoning behind what comes out of a yoga teacher's mouth. So we become a bit like the Wizard of Oz, making demands from behind an all-knowing curtain without any explanation. This series aims to pull back the curtain and expose the method behind what might sometimes seem like madness.