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Wednesday Advanced Class (Forward Bends)
This is the second class in our live series directed at advanced students, and today we will be focussing mainly on forward bends.
Tuesday Level 3 Class (1)(Standing/Forward Bends)
This is the first class of the year for our Level 3 students at our Balmain Iyengar Yoga Studio.
Basic pranayama session 1
This is a simple lying sequence for Pranayama which is suitable for those who are new to Pranayama or who are looking for a basic session.
Cooling restorative session with hip focus
This sequence works very well when it is hot, if you are tired or if you are simply wanting a quiet but engaging practice.
Sitting and forward bends with hip focus
All forward bends will affect the hips, but today's session draws more specific attention to that area.
Backbends with a leg and hip focus
This sequence uses poses that work into the legs and hips to help prepare the upper back to come into the backbend poses.
Consciousness in Our Yoga Practice
According to yogic tradition, the consciousness can be divided into four aspects: manas (mind), ahankara (I’ness), buddhi (intellect), and chitta (cosmic intelligence).
Action and Observation in Yoga
In today’s sequence, we will look more closely at the meaning of each of the practised asanas.
Alternatives to Shoulderstand
There are times when you may need a Shoulderstand alternative in order to avoid full weight-bearing onto the neck e.g due to a crick in the neck or general neck or shoulder issues.
Alternatives to Sirsasana
In today's short session, we will be looking closely at a set of alternative poses that can help us experience some of the benefits of Sirsasana without going into the full inversion.
Developing stability and focus using supports
This session aims to bring awareness to the peripheral limbs and core of our bodies.
Building stability and focus in backbends
Backbends help us to feel and to find the back of our bodies.
Forward Bends for Advanced Students
A forward bend live class for advanced level students. Filmed at the Balmain Iyengar Yoga Studio. Now available on-demand. Taught by Pixie Lillas.
Finding stability and focus in sitting poses and forward bends
This sequence helps to bring stability and to develop awareness in the sitting poses.
Intensive Workshop: Balancings and Backbends
Friday Intensive Workshop: As this session is 2.5 hours long, we can spend a little more time preparing for the balancing poses by opening into the hips and by focussing on the actions required to help enter more easily into the arm balance poses.
Finding focus and stability in standing poses
Today’s session focusses on finding stability in all the poses by creating an anchor to stabilise the body and the mind.
Quieter sequence suited for menstrual cycle
This sequence is aimed towards opening the chest, the groins, and lower pelvic region, as well as quietening the nervous system.
Menstruation practice for second half of cycle
This sequence can be practised during the second part of the menstrual cycle, when our energy may be a bit stronger, or when you are wanting to create some hip and groin opening, using supports as needed to lessen any load when stiff or fatigued.