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Iyengar yoga foundations for beginners class 3
This sequence keeps you building your understanding and experience of the foundation poses. Each session adds something to your previous class, so that you are always reviewing and then also learning something new.
Iyengar yoga foundations for beginners class 1
The video aims at creating a methodical step by step introduction into the first basic postures, and giving a taste of the foundation Iyengar yoga sets up from the start to allow for a systematic progression class by class.
Iyengar yoga foundations for beginners class 2
This is the second class for students new to Iyengar yoga. Our aim is for each session to add a few new poses, as well as to consolidate and remember the basics. This helps you to progress and to still keep abreast of the foundations.
Immune support and nerve calming sequence
At this period of heightened stress, anxiety and a feeling of being out of control, it's really important to stay in touch with your body. This sequence is designed to do 3 things: engage your immune response, uplift your mood by improving circulation in your chest and lungs and calm your nervous system.
Mini-sequence to open up through the legs and hips
Here is a short sequence for when the hips feel, or are, tight. Extending through the legs wakes you up.
Mini-sequence for lower back and legs
Here is a very short sequence to choose when your lower back feels tight, perhaps too much sitting at your desk, traveling for long hours by car or plane, or simply a tendency to stiffness in the lower back. You will work with postures that release the back and open the groins and hips.
Mini-sequence for hips and knees
This video offers a few simple poses to do when you have been sitting or standing for too long and want to release or bring some life to the hips and knees.
Mini-sequence for opening the hips and releasing the lower back
You can use these poses to relieve stiffness in the hips and tension in the lower back. Part of a mini Iyengar yoga series of Iyengar yoga in under 10 minutes.
Mini sequence for shoulders and upper back
This is a sequence you can do to relieve work or other related shoulder and neck tightness. It aims to get some increase circulation and release accumulated muscle tension in the upper back and shoulders.
Standing poses for strengthening your foundations
Pixie teaches a grounding, foundation sequence for those looking to strengthen their core asanas. A complete sequence with some inversions and a selection of the basic standing poses.
Miscellaneous class with a lower-back focus to strengthen your foundations
A sequence aimed at stronger foundation students. Pixie leads you through a selection of poses, using twists and supported forward extensions to give release to the lower back.
Backbends to strengthen your foundations
Pixie leads beginner to general level students through a foundation sequence of backbends. A great sequence to counteract the slouched position we may have while activating the back ribs and opening the chest.
Forward bends to strengthen your foundations
Pixie teaches a forward bend sequence for students getting more comfortable with foundation Iyengar yoga poses.
Uplifting sequence when your mood and energy is flat
Pixie teaches a short uplifting sequence perfect for reinvigorating yourself if you’re feeling a bit flat or short of energy. A brief, dynamic session which will get your heart rate up. Great for afternoon slumps or mornings to get out the door.
Working with stiffness and restriction in the hips and upper thighs
Stiffness and restriction in the hips is very common and can be the source of many issues in the back and shoulders. This part walks you through a class focused on alleviating stiffness and restriction in the hips and upper thighs.
Relief for troublesome sore knees from overuse or minor injury
A sequence to help provide some relief for sore knees from overuse, minor injury or arthritis
Chair twists to mobilise and release the back
A short sequence of chair twists that help you release and strengthen the muscles in the back that we often use to support ourselves sitting.
Step-by-step guide to Adho Mukha Vrksasana (Full Arm Balance)
Pixie takes a detailed look at how to kick yourself up into full arm balance (Adho Mukha Vrksasana). A great step-by-step explainer for those that struggle with getting all the way up into this inversion.
Daily sequence for miscellaneous hip and groin opening poses
A nice short session of miscellaneous poses focusing on hip and groin opening. Good variation of poses, suitable for all levels.
Daily sequence focusing on backbends
A nice short session of back opening and backbending poses. Great for mornings before work, busy evenings or even lunchtime sessions! Good core poses, suitable for all levels.
Daily sequence focusing on sitting poses and forward bends
A nice short session of sitting and forward bends. Great for mornings before work, busy evenings or even lunchtime sessions! All the foundation poses, suitable for all levels.