Paradoxes of Posture

  • When we’re not deliberately doing anything about our posture, it’s a perfectly harmonious version of a pattern—even if the pattern is very crooked.
  • If we change our posture, every part of the body has to change, if we’re to arrive at a different harmonious pattern.
  • It’s effectively impossible for us to consciously understand and control where all our body parts are. Therefore…
  • For us to arrive at a different pattern, we must deliberately change some body part or parts, and allow other parts to find harmony with that change.