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Basic pranayama session 2
This session aims to build on your basic Pranayama experience.
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.
Miscellaneous session with a hip focus
This sequence aims primarily at working into the hips. The feet and legs are also important to be able to gain even access into the hip joints.
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.
Standing poses with focus on hips
This session uses various standing poses to bring extra focus to the hips.
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).
Weight-bearing and balance poses to build confidence and bone density
This session focusses on weight-bearing poses to help build confidence and balance, tone our muscles, and maintain good bone density throughout.
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.
Building stability and focus in restorative poses
We can build focus also through restorative poses by keeping our attention on the supports we use, on how they affect the body, and by observing what our breath and attention are doing throughout.
Developing stability and focus using supports
This session aims to bring awareness to the peripheral limbs and core of our bodies.
Forward Bends and Hip-Opening Poses for Intermediate and Advanced Students
An intermediate to advanced level live class focussing primarily on forward bends. Shot at the Balmain Iyengar Yoga Studio and taught by Pixie Lillas.
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.
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.
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.
Building awareness and focus through standing poses and preparatory inversions
This short sequence helps to connect the actions that integrate the upper and lower body in Dog Pose and a few preparatory inversion poses leading into the standing poses.