Focus: This class gives experienced students an opportunity to focus on poses that target the hamstrings and adductors. For many people these muscles can be tight and resistant to change. It is often an area that tends to become neglected or overlooked. This can potentially contribute to poor postural habits and invite back related injuries and ailments. Regularly including a sequence such as this one in your home practice can help you to make improvements in this challenging area. The class includes both standing and seated forward bends that specifically help to lengthen the hamstrings and adductors without putting strain on the spine.
Key Poses: Utthita hasta padangusthasana, paschimottanasana, upavista konasana.
Equipment: Mat, 2 blankets, 2 blocks, belt.
Duration: 45 min