While yoga is an older practice than dance, yoga practitioners can still learn from dancers, just like we make good use of yoga, for example how to perfect a pose. Here are some pointers:
Where do you have the weight? On one side more on the other? On the front of you foot or on your heal?
Where are you looking?
How are your feet aligned?
Are the palms of your hands facing up or down, or in a mudra?
The more flexible we become, the more conscious effort we must make to engage our muscles. Even if we can rest comfortably in the “Swan”, we can also push and pull ourselves into more strength.
This awareness then becomes both a practice of mindful presence, and creating more centeredness together with right breath.
Every dance and yoga practice holds the opportunity to improve. It’s how we grow!
The photo is showing the tree pose in yoga, called Vrksasana.