This class features standing and seated yoga twists. Explore links between the three key standing poses parivrtta trikonasana, parivrtta ardha chandrasana and parivrtta parsvakonasana, and seated twists such as bharadvajasana, ardha matsyendrasana and marichyasana 3. These poses will collectively help to unlock stiffness in your thoracic spine and improve mobility in the muscles, tendons and ligaments associated with your lower back. Yoga twists have traditionally been viewed as “cleansing” poses that help to circulate energy and release tension throughout the whole body. Consolidate essential techniques and key actions that apply to the twisting asana group. Learn tips on how to optimise alignment and maximise therapeutic benefits.