Proprioception, as defined by Miriam-Webster, is the reception of stimuli produced within the organism. Proprioception literally is a state of self awareness. It is as simple as understanding where individual parts of our anatomy reside in relation to space, such as having your arm raised above your head or dangling at your side. Why this is important in yoga is because yoga is all about awareness. Yoga specifically uses the body to increase awareness.
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