I use them in my classes sometimes. I am not a certified yoga instructor but I feel that we can all benefit from the way some of the “poses” stretch and move you. And, I agree with Karin and Joanne that it is more about the function of the movement and I use what is familiar so that I can mention what it is benefitting and how to properly execute.
Sure! Funny though, I don’t always remember the origin of certain movements i.e., is the cat/camel something I learned in yoga class years ago (yes), or in a Stu McGill workshop (yes)….just from different perspectives. It’s a fantastic move for spinal mobility. Other postures I regularly incorporate into my clients’ sessions include: