Correction Connection

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Sometimes it’s so hard to take a correction.  You could swear you have perfect form.  That you’ve listened to exactly what the teacher is instructing you to do and are performing that action to perfection.  That your thigh is contracted, the elbow is in the center of the knee, that the hips are pushed forward…until you realize they are not.

A correction could mean a step back.   It could mean you can no longer kick out in Standing Head to Knee because you finally realize that knee is not locked out or even straight.  Or holding onto Triangle Pose seems impossible because when you take that bigger step you can’t hang onto the form as the feet start to slip.  That you need to hold onto that foot in Tree Pose because you are pushing the hips backward instead of forward to achieve both hands in namaskar and no longer…

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