Focus: Adding knee care to your home yoga practice can be done in a variety of ways. Strengthening the muscles that support the knee can be a great starting point. Improving mobility in these same muscles can also be really helpful. This class features a sequence that improves both strength and flexibility in the quadriceps muscle group. The class will be ideal for improving the ongoing health of your knees. Asanas such as utkatasana, the warrior poses and an active version of supta padangusthasana help to cultivate strength, whilst variations of eka pada rajakapotasana, virasana and bhekasana improve muscle length and elasticity.
Key Poses: Utkatasana, virabhadrasana 2 & 1, eka pada rajakapotasana, bhekasana.
Equipment: Mat, bolster, 2 blocks, 2 blankets.
Duration: 45 min