I’m a stickler when working with clients and in classes on practicing with proper alignment. My belief is always to work towards the alignment principles of the final pose by modifying. This is how we “re-wire” the body’s circuitry that gets confused by an injury, overuse, or under-use. Meaning if you’re a runner and your hamstrings are short, watch the Downward Dog video on how to benefit and lengthen the spine without the hamstrings restricting the benefits gained by lengthening the spine.
Make sense? Click on the link below and give it a try!