Effective Word Pairs: Wise Word Choice

Consider using these effective word pairs when teaching.

If / Then

  • If your breath gets shallow, then place your hand on a block to make more space.
  • If you feel pressure or pain in your low back, then bend your knees to accommodate tight hamstrings and keep the low back safe.

Do This / So That

  • Press your hand into the block so that you feel a rebound of energy upward.
  • Reach the chest forward to distribute the backbend equally along the entire spine.