This class works towards the twisting forward bends parivrtta janu sirsasana and parivrtta upavista konasana. In addition to being great back releasing poses, these asanas can also target your hamstrings, latissimus and shoulders. When practicing these poses it can be helpful to build up gradually in stages. This approach will have both long-term and short-term benefits. A methodical approach will allow progress to gradually accumulate over a sustained period of time. It can also bring improvements within an individual session in which these challenging poses are included. This class features a number preparatory variations that help to both isolate key actions, and create opening in your body.