Stay Away From Your Edge

A yoga cue that has meaning far beyond the mat

Rosie Spinks
Forge
Published in
3 min readSep 30, 2021

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There is a piece of advice often offered by yoga teachers when encouraging students to avoid injury: stay away from your edge. By which they mean, don’t take a stretch or posture to the outer limit of your range of motion. You can experience the intention of a posture — such as opening the shoulders, or making space in the upper spine —…

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Rosie Spinks
Forge

Writing about how to create a meaningful life in a chaotic world. Formerly a lifestyle and business reporter. Find me: rojospinks.com @rojospinks.