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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
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.
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.
A short session focusing on shoulders, hips, upper back, and abdominals
This 40-minute session brings us into the shoulders, upper back, abdominals, and hips.
Short Post-Exercise Session
A short yoga session to cool down and to come back to neutral after a run or physical exercise.
Short Pre-Exercise Sequence
Yoga can play a good part in preparing mentally and physically for a big walk, a run, or a bout of exercise in general.
Building strength and flexibility with support
A short, 30-minute sequence to help you build flexibility through practicing standing poses and sitting forward bends with support.
Short restorative and nerve quieting sequence
A short restorative sequence that will quieten the mind and will help us become more inwardly observant and attentive.
Restorative and pranayama with minimal props
This is a good session to do at any time, but it may work particularly well at the end of the day.
Dynamic backbend session for general level students (218)
A dynamic backbend sequence with full Urdhva Dhanurasana for general level students. Taught by Pixie Lillas.
Forward bends with groin and hip opening focus (217)
A forward bend sequence for leg-anchoring, hip-opening, and lift through the spine. Excellent sequence for opening the groin area.
Standing pose sequence with the whole back to the wall (216)
Today’s sequence is for finding where we are out of alignment.
General level sitting, restorative and lying pranayama (214)
Today’s sequence uses a few sitting poses at the beginning of the session to bring life to the pelvis, torso and hips before lying back over blanket supports for Savasana/Pranayama.
Energy-lifting backbends for general students (213)
Backbends should be practiced regularly. More than once a month. The bonus of a good backbend session is the energy and mood lift that comes with these poses.