Backbend Variations & Inversions – Weekly Advanced Class 86

Focus: This weeks advanced class runs for 65 minutes. It includes inversions alongside a backbend sequence designed to challenge experienced students. Many of the poses are practiced with multiple repetitions. This gives you the option of gradually taking each pose further at your own pace. Initially, links between ustrasana and kapotasana are explored. From here, Dwi pada viparita dandasana leads you towards eka pada viparita dandasana. Vrschikasana completes the backbend section of the class. You then head towards ardha halasana. This rigorous backbend sequence will be great for raising energy levels, and expanding your understanding of some of the more advanced backbend variations. 


Key Poses: Ustrasana, kapotasana, dwi pada viparita dandasana, vrschikasana


Equipment: Mat, chair, bolster, 3 blankets, 2 blocks, belt


Level: Advanced


Duration: 65 min


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2 Comments

  1. Huda M

    best backbend class ever. it is similar to what John Schumacher teaches.

    • Rod

      Thanks Huda. So glad you enjoyed it!

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