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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.
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.
Backbends for general level students (207)
This session aims to prepare for backbends by bringing opening to the upper thoracic and the shoulders to facilitate stability and lift in the poses. We also work here to form a good base from the legs through the early backbend actions - Salabhasana in different way and Urdhva Mukha Svanasana.
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.
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 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.
Restorative and pranayama to strengthen your foundations
A foundation sequence intended to allow for rest in the body and the mind. It requires very little energy, but brings the practitioner to a good, open and relaxed feeling both mentally and physically.
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.