Focus: Take a deep dive into yoga poses for shoulders. This class features a comprehensive selection of poses that will help to improve the health of your shoulders. It contains shoulder related poses and therapeutic variations from multiple asana groups. The term “shoulder” is a general term that we use to denote a complex region of our bodies where bones, joints, tendons and muscles interact in way that allows considerable freedom of movement. The potential range of movement in our arms and shoulders is beautifully represented in the vast array of classical yoga poses. The complex nature of the shoulder region can however, make it vulnerable to problems. Many people experience discomfort, instability, or stiffness in their shoulders when practicing certain asanas. Over time this can lead to potential injury or imbalance. With this in mind, this class contains a variety of poses and adaptations that may be helpful for students experiencing difficulties with their shoulders. This sequence aims to develop the shoulders in all directions of their potential movement.
Key Poses: Vasisthasana, anantasana, baddhanguliyasana, garudasana, gomukhasana.
Equipment: Mat, chair, 2 blankets, 2 blocks, belt.
Duration: 70 min