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Stay Away From Your Edge

A yoga cue that has meaning far beyond the mat

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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

Rosie Spinks

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

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