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Los Angeles Intensive - Sunday Morning Backbends

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This Sunday Morning session challenges you with two hours of Inversions and Backbends including Vrksikasana and Urdhva Dhanurasana followed by one hour of Restorative and Pranayama with an introduction to Anuloma Pranayama and Nadi Shodana Pranayama. All Lois' classes are taught in the Iyengar Tradition and the Advanced Classes are appropriate for students with several years study in Iyengar Yoga. Listen to and Download this class in our Download Store Here.

Asanas: 
Svastikasana
Model: Dona Holleman
English name: Well Being Pose
Practice type: Seated Poses, Standing
Practice level: Intermediate
Adho Mukha Virasana
Credit:  Scuola Yoga Camerino
English name: Downward Facing Hero Pose
Practice type: Forward Bends
Practice level: Beginner
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
Cora Wen in Uttanasana
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
Salamba Sirsasana I
Model: Sara Agelasto
English name: Supported Head Balance Pose
Practice type: Inversions
Practice level: Intermediate
Beginner's Tips from Geeta Iyengar's Preliminary CourseLearn to consolidate this position by lifting the shoulders and spine as well as the legs, from the heels to the thighs, upwards towards the buttocks. The... more
Adho Mukha Vrksasana
Model: Nadine Dorrington Credit: Bob Schnell Photography
English name: Downward Facing Tree Pose
Practice type: Arm Balances
Practice level: Intermediate
Pincha Mayurasana
Model: Sara Avant Stover
English name: Feather of the Peacock Pose
Practice type: Arm Balances
Practice level: Intermediate
Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana
Model: Kathleen Cunningham Credit: Clark Quinn, Yoga Journal 2001
English name: Inverted Two-Footed Staff Pose
Practice type: Backbends
Practice level: Intermediate
Urdhva Dhanurasana
Lois Steinberg PhD in Urdhva Dhanurasana, Upward Bow Pose
English name: Upward Bow Pose
Practice type: Backbends
Practice level: Intermediate
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
Salamba Sarvangasana I
Kate Hallahan Zuckerman in Salamba Sarvangasana I
English name: Shoulderstand, Supported Whole Body Pose
Practice type: Inversions
Practice level: Intermediate
Practice this pose with the guidance of a reputable teacher first.Practice this pose with a chair or a wall. At the wall, place your 3 four-fold blanket and mat set up at the wall with the folded edges of the... more
Supta Konasana
Credit: Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training Yoga del Sur
English name: Supine Angle Pose
Practice type: Inversions
Practice level: Intermediate
Keep the chest lifted.  
Halasana
Model: Sara Agelasto Credit: Peter Agelasto
English name: Plow Pose
Practice type: Inversions
Practice level: Intermediate
Learn to maintain the lift of the spine when the toes touch the floor.Extend the hips towards the ceiling. Lift the backs of the knees.Press the Toes. Lift the Thighs, the Buttocks and the Trunk.  
Supta Baddha Konasana
Credit: Sara Agelasto
English name: Supine Bound Angle Pose
Practice type: Restorative
Practice level: Beginner
Savasana
Credit: Sara Agelasto
English name: Corpse Pose
Practice type: Restorative
Practice level: Beginner

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