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How to Lock the Knee in Proper Alignment

Engage your abs in the balancing series poses. Your core strength helps with both balance and alignment. When people first start to practice and hear teachers tell yogis to lock their knee, a variety of thoughts pop into their head: "No way! My coach told me to always keep the knees bent!" "No way! My drill sergeant (or choral teacher or minister) told me I'd pass out if I locked my knees!" "No way! That will hurt!" "Okay" Every one of these answers is a legitimate response. The key to locking your knee is knowing HOW to lock your knees…
Jodi Chmielewski
September 1, 2014