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Hips & Twists: An All Levels Iyengar Yoga Class

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An excellent intermediate sequence including Utthitha Maricyasana and Parivrtta Parsvakonasana in this 75 minute all levels class. View the entire video class on our New Monthly Membership: 


Props Recommended: Wall, Strap, Chair, Block and Blankets. Alternative props can be used.

Recorded with Yoga Cville, the home to Iyengar Yoga in Charlottesville, Virginia by iHanuman Yoga Media. View and Download More Yoga Classes & Workshops at iHanuman.com.

Model: Dona Holleman
English name: Easy Pose
Practice type: Seated Poses
Practice level: Beginner
Model: Netta in Parsvottanasana for 2nd Trimester Pregnancy
English name: Intense Stretch of the Sides of the Body Pose
Practice type: Standing
Practice level: Beginner
Press into the big toe mound of both feet to internally rotate thighs.Pull the abdomen towards the spine. Lift the torso out of the pelvis. Extend towards the head to reach the knee. Stretch the spinal... 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
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
Janu Sirsasana
English name: Head of the Knee Pose
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Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana
Model: Bartosz Bobkowski Credit: Dharma Yoga & Ayurveda
English name: Half Bound Lotus in Intense Stretch to the West Pose
Practice type: Forward Bends
Practice level: Intermediate
Maricyasana I
Model: Noriko Credit: Michelle Haymoz
English name: Pose Dedicated to the Sage Marichi
Practice type: Seated Poses
Practice level: Beginner
From Utthita Marichyasana, practice Urdhva Hasta Maricyasana by extending the arms by the ears.Extend the trunk forward to reach for the foot and extend the spine towards the sky, dorsal spine in to lift the chest. This... more
Maricyasana III
Model: John Schumacher
English name: Pose Dedicated to the Sage Maricyasana III
Practice type: Twists
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
Urdhva Mukha Svanasana
Urdhva Mukha Svanasana Credit: Oksana Tara
English name: Upward Facing Dog Pose
Practice type: Backbends
Practice level: Intermediate
This asana may be performed with the toes in the same positions as Chaturanga Dandasana.   Learn to raise the trunk higher up, using the arms as support.
Salamba Sarvangasana I
Kate Hallahan Zuckerman in Salamba Sarvangasana I
English name: 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.  To Practice at the wall, place your 3 four-fold blanket and mat set up at the wall with the folded... more
Credit: Sara Agelasto
English name: Corpse Pose
Practice type: Restorative
Practice level: Beginner

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