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Forward bends for experienced students (408)
This sequence aims to bring the practitioner into a inward focussed state of mind. The hip opening and forward extensions that are included in this session will bring life and space to all the joints and leave us with a feeling of stillness, derived from staying in each pose with the forehead resting on a support, and from the sequence itself. Forward bends in and of themselves help quieten the adrenal glands.
Backbends for Experienced Students (407)
In this practice we go through a stabilising and staight forward backbend session, building into Urdhva Dhanurasana and Kapotasana. The aim here is to end the session feeling steady, strong and focussed.
Backbend Variations derived from Guruji
This sequence covers quite a number of backbends, though not all the variations are included here and there are a few more recent additions to prepare the mind and body for the backbend session. This a slightly adapted sequence handed down from Guruji through Dona Holleman.
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.
Standing Poses for Experienced Students
This sequence aims at refining your understanding and perception in the standing poses. The idea here is to start to use the standing poses that you are already familiar with in order to investigate the poses further and use them to explore imbalances in the body.
Restorative Session for Intermediate Students (301)
Intermediate to advanced level restorative class taught by Pixie Lillas
Forward Bends for Intermediate Students (301)
Intermediate to advanced level forward bends taught by Pixie Lillas
Standing Poses for Advanced Students (401)
Standing pose class for advanced students. Instructed by Pixie. Part of an ongoing series allowing you to follow along with real classes.
Adapting your class practice for stiff hips
Part 1 of a 3-part series working with the hips and groin. Let's see if some of the mobility that we create from our regular yoga practice can be used to go more specifically into the hips and challenge ourselves with a bit of balancing.
Working deeper into stiff and tight hips
Part 2 of a 3 part collection takes you deeper into the hips to deeply target any stiffness or restriction. We work into the hips using the wall for support, moving through a variety of standing and sitting poses. A useful sequence for anyone with lifestyle-related stiff hips, arthritis or minor injury.
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.
Adjusting your Iyengar class practice for back pain
A full-length video showing some adjustments that you can make to your class or regular practice when dealing with back pain.
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.