Focus: This class helps you to improve your leg muscle flexibility and abdominal strength. The first part of this 30 minute class concentrates on standing leg stretches that target your hamstrings, adductors and groins. Utthita hasta padangusthasana and ardha chandrasana are practiced along with their twisting variations.
From there the class heads in the direction of abdominal strengthening poses. Paripurna navasana and pavana muktasana are both included. They are taught in stages that will assist anyone with less experience. Urdhva prasarita padasans is also taught in stages where you learn to use your abdominal strength to lower and raise your legs from a reclining position.
Key Poses: Utthita hasta padangusthasana, ardha chandrasana, paripurna navasana, urdhva prasarita padasana.
Equipment: Mat, 2 blankets, 2 blocks, belt
Duration: 30 min