This energising class features a sequence of chair backbends. It uses a yoga chair as a support for a number of backbending asanas such as urdhva mukha svanasana, dwi pada viparita dandasana and urdhva dhanurasana. The class guides you methodically through a sequence that begins with chair backbend foundations. It eventually introduces more advanced variations that will challenge experienced students. Common prop usage and essential chair backbend techniques are explored in detail. The class offers helpful options for a variety of different body shapes and sizes. It also troubleshoots commonly experienced difficulties. Backbends are powerful poses that can have a transformative effect on both your body and mind. They can help to bring strength and suppleness to your spine, and assist in improving your overall posture. Traditionally, backbends have been thought of as yoga poses that stimulate the nervous system, and raise energy levels. They can also help to impart a sense of psychological strength and resilience.
Urdvhva mukha svanasana, dwi pada viparita dandasana, urdhva dhanurasana.
Mat, chair, bolster, 2 blankets, 2 blocks.