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Excerpts — Understanding the Pelvis

Pelvic Anatomy and Function - Bone Rhythms

The counterrotation of the bones continues all down the leg and through the foot. In the Franklin Method we call the natural and safe way bones move the bone rhythms (figure 23).

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Tadasana: Mountain Pose

One age-old image of mountain pose is as a posture of stillness. That stillness often equates with strength and connection.

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Ustrasana: Camel Pose

In this precious backward bend, there is a balance between the muscles of the back creating spinal extension and the muscles of the front like the quadriceps and the abdominals (the rectus abdominis and the oblique abdominals) resisting and decelerating that extension.

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