More on Stability & Mobility: Anatomy of Knees, Lower Legs & Feet

Adaptation & Stabilization

Our feet are constantly adapting, stabilizing and giving us a sense of grounding in our bodies. That’s not only happening during our asana class but every time we stand up, walk and move around on our feet. – Allison Schleck

Arch of the Foot: Spring in Our Step

Tension in the arch of the foot is what gives us speed, the spring in our step as we walk and run. This arch is also a shock absorber, however, and too much tension leads to instability: Think of a tennis racket that has been strung too tightly, creating an overly taut surface with no elasticity and give. – Jenni Tarma