Focus: This class works it’s way through several different regions of the body. It is an ideal “maintenance” class for your home practice that includes poses from a number of different pose groups. Initially utthita hasta padangusthasana lets you simultaneously improve your sense of balance, whilst working on hamstring and groin flexibility. From there shoulder opening is paired with hip opening poses like gomukhasana preparation. Poses like paryankasana and bhekasana help to remove stiffness from knees and quadriceps. More shoulder opening is then incorporated with chest opening poses like purvottanasana and chair dwi pada viparita dandasana. The inclusion of sirsasana and a version of setu bandha sarvangasana with a block make this a complete and balanced sequence for Iyengar practitioners.
Key Poses: Utthita hasta padangusthasana, paryankasana, bhekasana, purvottanasana
Equipment: Mat, chair, bolster, 3 blankets, 2 blocks, belt
Duration: 70 min