Universal Principles of Alignment

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Anusara Universal Principles of Alignment™  in detail…

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•   What they are •   Feeling Elements •   Why we do the alignment •   Alignment Steps & Commands •   Physical Effects •   Energetic Effects •   Alignment Relative to Other UPAs and Loops •   Specific verbal prompts to create this action •   Poses most affected •   Teaching Exercises

Below you will find separate links to each of the five Universal Principles of  Alignment.   They are presented in a way that helps the Anusara teacher fully understand the spectrum of the UPAs so they can be mastered and taught more effectively:



1. Set the Foundation & Open to Grace (OTG)

2. Muscle Energy (M/E)

3. Inner – Expanding Spiral (I/S)

4. Outer – Contracting Spiral (O/S)

5. Organic Energy (O/E)

Anusara School of Hatha Yoga; Anusara Yoga

 Anusara is … Taking each other to new places of self discovery



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