Yoga For Strength – Weekly Intermediate Class 164

Focus: Yoga for strength. This class gives Covid 19 housebound yoga practitioners the option of strengthening your whole body without leaving home. Apart from the use of a wall the class relies on no other specialist yoga props. It includes a variety of asanas from different pose groups that target areas such as your arms, chest, abdominals and quads. In addition to toning muscles this type of home yoga practice can also help to improve bone density and correct poor postural habits. The class will be well suited to people currently in Coronavirus lockdown looking to overcome the negative impact of a sedentary indoor lifestyle. Preparatory variations of challenging poses such as chaturanga dandasana are included in the sequence in addition to the final position. These variations can be used as an alternative if you are still working towards being able to hold the pose independently.

Key Poses: Chaturanga dandasana, utkatasana, vasisthasana, paripurna vavasana.

Equipment: Mat.

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 45 min

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