Forward Bends For Tight Hamstrings – Weekly Intermediate Class 92

Focus: This class presents forward bends and twists in a way that will be helpful for newer students and people working with stiffer bodies. Poses are modified, and supports are introduced where necessary, to help accomodate common issues such as tight hamstrings or weakness in the lower back. The class might also suit students who have completed the beginners section of the website and are starting to explore the intermediate classes. Most of the key, foundation forward bends are contained in the sequence. The teaching instruction emphasises fundamental Iyengar techniques.

Key Poses: Baddha konasana, janu sirsasana, triang mukhaikapada paschimottanasana, pavista konasana. paschimottanasana, bharadvajasana.

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

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 40 min

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