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Wednesday Advanced Term 2 (Backbends)
In this advanced backbend class, we will be looking at some interesting new approaches to backbends: namely, we will introduce a pose that can be done in tandem with a partner.
Tuesday Level 3 Class (7)
This week we will be looking at ways of achieving elongation in our backbends by exploring how we spread our weight across our bodies.
Backbends with a leg and hip focus
This sequence uses poses that work into the legs and hips to help prepare the upper back to come into the backbend poses.
Building stability and focus in backbends
Backbends help us to feel and to find the back of our bodies.
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.
Dynamic short sequence to increase energy and motivation
A dynamic short sequence with a few backbends to increase energy and motivation for the day.
Iyengar Yoga for Beginners – Session 6
In this sequence, we will build on a few base poses, in standing and sitting, adding a little weight-bearing in the arms.
Experienced level Backbends with Focus on Urdhva Dhanurasana, with the legs holding the pose
This session aims to bring us into Urdhva Dhanurasana, with the body ready and the mind well focused.
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.
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.
Backbends for Experienced Students (407)
In this practice we go through a stabilising and straight forward backbend session, building into Urdhva Dhanurasana and Kapotasana.
Backbends for Advanced Students (403)
Backbend class for advanced students. Instructed by Pixie. Part of an ongoing series allowing you to follow along with real classes.
Miscellaneous class with a lower-back focus to strengthen your foundations
A sequence aimed at stronger foundation students.
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.
Daily sequence focusing on backbends
A nice short session of back opening and backbending poses.