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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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
Backbend sequence for experienced students
A nice and dynamic backbend sequence for experienced Iyengar yoga students.
Backbend sequence to develop your foundations
This class helps to build on your foundations with a focus on backbends. A sequence for students with 3-9 months experience with Iyengar yoga, and beyond.
Dvi Pada Viparita Dandasana (Over the chair, bent knees, head to floor)
A look at how to do Dvi Pada Viparita Dandasana (Over the chair, bent knees, head to floor) in the Iyengar method.
Eka Pada Viparita Dandasana (One-Legged Inverted Staff Pose)
A look at how to do Eka Pada Viparita Dandasana (One-Legged Inverted Staff Pose) in the Iyengar method.
Urdhva Dhanurasana (Over Chair Back – First Variation)
A look at how to do Urdhva Dhanurasana (Over Chair Back - First Variation) in the Iyengar method.
Vrishikasana (Scorpion Pose)
A look at how to do Vrishikasana (Scorpion Pose) in the Iyengar method.
Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog)
A look at how to do Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog) in the Iyengar method.