Forward Bends For Stiff Bodies – Weekly Intermediate Class 52

Focus: This weeks Intermediate Class adapts basic forward bends to assist people working with stiff bodies. Forward bends are often problematic for anyone practicing with restrictions in their knees, hips, leg muscles and back. This class uses props in ways that make these poses safe and accessible. Learn how to incorporate a chair into your forward bends to bypass hamstring stiffness. Feel the more energetic quality that can come when your spine is given more support, and your chest is kept more open.

Key Poses: baddha konasana, janu sirsasana, paschimottanasana, triang mukhaikapada paschimottanasana

Equipment: Mat, chair, 3 blankets, 2 blocks, belt

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 30 min

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