Written Assignment Questions, Tensegrity and Yoga History
In an document attachment, please email us your answers to the following questions.
Due: Friday February 23rd, 2018.
- In your own words, what is tensegrity? (2-3 sentences)
- Given the principles of tensegrity (that you explained in question 1) why is yoga asana an effective way to recover from injury? (2-4 sentences)
In his The Ancient & Modern Roots of Yoga essay, he asks the reader to…
“… consider certain modern practices as simply the latest grafts onto the tree of yoga.”
- Based on your understanding of the evolution yoga, what did Mark Singleton mean when he said “the latest grafts onto the tree of yoga.“? (3-4 sentences)
- In your opinion, how important is it to understand the origins of the specific practices we do in Yoga, and why or why not? (3-4 sentences)