Focus: This class heads in the direction of backbends but with a particular emphasis on leg alignment, and knee care. Some commonly practiced Iyengar Yoga therapeutic poses are included in the sequence. Classical poses such as Virabhadrasana I and II are adapted to highlight leg work that can then be applied to backbends later in the sequence. The class will also be helpful for people wanting to strengthen their legs generally, and quadriceps specifically.
Key Poses: Utkatasana, vrksasana, virabhadrasana I & II, urdhva dhanurasana, dwi pada viparita dandasana.
Equipment: Mat, chair, bolster, 2 blankets, 2 blocks, belt.
Duration: 50 min