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Los Angeles Intensive - Saturday Afternoon Twists

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Recorded Live at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of Los Angeles during the Summer of 2012. There are three classes in this Intensive Series. This Saturday Advanced Class continues with Twists including Maricyasana III and Ardha Matsyendrasana. All Lois' classes are taught in the Iyengar Tradition and the Advanced Classes are appropriate for students with several years study in Iyengar Yoga. You can listen to and download this class here: https://www.ihanuman.com/yoga-download/la-intensive-saturday-twists-0
Asanas: 
Supta Padangusthasana
Model: Erich Schiffmann
English name: Reclining Big Toe Pose
Practice type: Core Poses
Practice level: Beginner
Tadasana
Credit: Nikolay Titov
English name: Mountain Pose
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Beginner
The feet are together. The ankles, knees, hips and shoulders are in one line. Press into the feet to draw the thighs up.Fronts of the thighs move towards the backs of the thighs.Roll the outer shoulders ... more
Vrksasana
Darlene Bink in Vrksasana
English name: Tree Pose
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Beginner
The pelvis is level.Spread the front of the pelvis.Lengthen the inner groin to bring the bent knee in line with the hips.Toes point towards the floor.Draw the abdomen towards the spine. Release the tailbone... more
Tadasana
Credit: Nikolay Titov
English name: Mountain Pose
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Beginner
The feet are together. The ankles, knees, hips and shoulders are in one line. Press into the feet to draw the thighs up.Fronts of the thighs move towards the backs of the thighs.Roll the outer shoulders ... more
Urdhva Hastasana
Model: Sara Agelasto Credit: Peter Agelasto
English name: Upward Hands Pose
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Beginner
Vrksasana
Darlene Bink in Vrksasana
English name: Tree Pose
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Beginner
The pelvis is level.Spread the front of the pelvis.Lengthen the inner groin to bring the bent knee in line with the hips.Toes point towards the floor.Draw the abdomen towards the spine. Release the tailbone... more
Utthita Trikonasana
Utthita Trikonasana Model: Lois Steinberg, PhD
English name: Extended Triangle Pose
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Beginner
Extend the Sides of the Waist.Take the shoulderblades into the back.Rotate the chest towards the ceilingDraw the outer hip underneath you.Back foot presses as much as front foot.Lengthen the underside of the chest and... more
Adho Mukha Svanasana
Model: Dawn F. Cala Nova, Ibiza, Spain
English name: Downward Facing Dog Pose
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Beginner
Learn to stretch from the hands to the buttocks and from the heels to the buttocks. - Geeta Iyengar, Preliminary Course. Keep the feet parallel to each other and extend the toes. Move the trunk towards the legs. Take... more
Uttanasana
Uttanasana by Franscisco
English name: Intense Stretch of the Spine Pose
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Beginner
"Inhale the arms over head, palms forward, place hands beside the feet. Once the body stretches correctly, there is no need to extend the arms overhead first." - Geeta Iyengar, Yoga, A Gem for Women Take... more
Virabhadrasana II
Virabhadrasana II  Photo Credit: Iriartin
English name: Pose Dedicated to the Warrior Virabhadra
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Beginner
Extend through the outer edge of the back heel.Press into the inner and outer edges of both feet. Do not allow the trunk to lean towards the bent leg while bending the right knee and vice versa. Both sides of... more
Utthita Parsvakonasana
Angela Kukhahn in Utthita Parsvakonasana
English name: Extended Side Angle Pose
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Beginner
Learn to keep the structure of the thoracic chest broad.Do not put dead weight on the bent leg.Outer edge of back foot presses into the mat.Tuck the right buttock in so that it remains in line with the outer right knee.... more
Adho Mukha Svanasana
Model: Dawn F. Cala Nova, Ibiza, Spain
English name: Downward Facing Dog Pose
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Beginner
Learn to stretch from the hands to the buttocks and from the heels to the buttocks. - Geeta Iyengar, Preliminary Course. Keep the feet parallel to each other and extend the toes. Move the trunk towards the legs. Take... more
Uttanasana
Uttanasana by Franscisco
English name: Intense Stretch of the Spine Pose
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Beginner
"Inhale the arms over head, palms forward, place hands beside the feet. Once the body stretches correctly, there is no need to extend the arms overhead first." - Geeta Iyengar, Yoga, A Gem for Women Take... more
Parivrtta Trikonasana
Teacher: Cora Wen
English name: Revolved Triangle Pose
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Intermediate
Learn to balance having a full extension of the spinal muscles and expansion of the chest. Learn to get the sense of balance and the rotation of the spine maintaining the alignment of the trunk with the legs.Learn to... more
Parivrtta Parsvakonasana
Model: Jenny Otto
English name: Revolved Side Angle Pose
Practice type: Standing, Twists
Practice level: Intermediate
The mobility should be quick and sharp without losing balance.Learn the following steps:1. Keep the hand on the waist.2. Stretch the arm towards the ceiling.Take the arm over the head; similar to Utthita Parsvakonasana... more
Virabhadrasana I
VIrabhadrasana I by Sandra Petra Pintaric
English name: Pose Dedicated to the Warrior Virabhadra
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Beginner
Learn to bend the knee to 90 degrees, without allowing the trunk to lean to the front. While bending the right leg to 90, do not bend the left knee. Keep the quadriceps tight. Beginners and those who find it... more
Upavistha Konasana
Model: Adri Kyser
English name: Seated Angle Pose
Practice type: Seated Poses
Practice level: Intermediate
Dandasana
Credit: YogaXTC.com
English name: Staff Pose
Practice type: Seated Poses
Practice level: Beginner
Learn to Adjust the Sits bones. Move the flesh of the buttocks back and away from the sitting bones. Press knees and thighbones towards the floor to lift the waist
Maricyasana III
Model: John Schumacher
English name: Pose Dedicated to the Sage Maricyasana III
Practice type: Twists
Practice level: Intermediate
Ardha Matsyendrasana
Model: Kino MacGregor Photo Credit: Coni Hörler
English name: Half Lord of the Fishes Pose
Practice type: Twists
Practice level: Intermediate
Pascimottanasana
Model: Cynthia Woodring
English name: Intense Stretch of the West of the Body Pose
Practice type: Forward Bends
Practice level: Intermediate
Savasana
Credit: Sara Agelasto
English name: Corpse Pose
Practice type: Restorative
Practice level: Beginner

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