I am an artist and yoga teacher. My yoga practice keeps my interior world polished, so, as the Upanishads say, as to be ready for lightening when it strikes. Yoga came to me to support the artist. The artist in me existed long before the yogini.
Ten important steps for doing a proper shavasana, corpse pose, as taught by Dassa Oppenheimer to her Cambridge, MA, students.
An epiphany: Getting down in forward bend without rounding the shoulder has a lot to do with fifth sacral vertebrae.