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Twist from Your Heart with Advanced Iyengar Yoga Teacher Rebecca Lerner

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A lovely and accessible class using a chair to support you in challenging twisting poses with Advanced Iyengar Teacher, Rebecca Lerner. This event was hosted by The Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States.

 

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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
Jathara Parivartanasana
Model: Amy Colwell Bluhm, Ph.D Anahata Project
English name: Turning the Stomach Pose
Practice type: Core Poses
Practice level: Beginner
Parivrtta Supta Padangustasana
English name: Revolved Supine Big Toe Pose
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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
Parsvottanasana
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
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 Course Learn 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.... more
Parivrttaikapada Sirsasana
English name: Revolved One Leg Head Balance
Practice type: Inversions
Practice level: Advanced
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
Ardha Matsyendrasana II
English name: Half Lord of the Fishes Pose II
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Pasasana
Model: Joy Marzec
English name: Noose Pose
Practice type: Twists
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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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