Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

Explain term Protraction, in compare with asana movement.

Moving the scapula away from the spine, also called scapular abduction or jutting the mandible forward. When having understood this action, it can be easily applied in poses like Phalakasana (Plank Pose), Uttanasana (Standing Forward Fold Pose), Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Fold Pose), and some similar poses where although the shoulders are away from the ears, the shoulder blades move away from each other.

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