Reclining Yoga Poses – Weekly Intermediate Class 168

Focus: Reclining yoga poses. The entire sequence from this class can be completed from a reclining position. It includes poses and variations that focus on releasing your back and opening your hips. These areas of the body can benefit from being targeted from positions where you are not weight bearing with your legs. Lying on your back can help to support your spine whilst you are working to improve the mobility of tight muscles associated with your pelvis and legs. This type of reclining  sequence might also be beneficial if you are practicing with sore knees or ankles. It might also be an ideal way of maintaining your home practice momentum duding times when you are feeling unwell or lower in energy. It will be particularly helpful for relieving aches and pains in your lower back. The sequence is based around supta padangusthasana, its variations and related poses.

Key Poses: Supta padangusthasana.

Equipment: Mat, belt.

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 45 min

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