Focus: In addition to consolidating poses learnt in the previous classes, Class 4 introduces the standing pose Virabhadrasana I. This pose will be great for strengthening your legs, but also for leaning about how to care for your spine. The precision and alignment in Iyengar Yoga has many therapeutic applications. Many poses can be adapted where necessary to make them more accessible to a greater range of bodies, personalities and ages. The restorative side of this yoga method is introduced towards the end of this class when you lie down with your legs elevated. Yoga can also be very effective in helping to reduce stress and anxiety.
Key Poses: Virabhadrasana I, simple cross leg twist, legs up the wall.
Equipment: Mat, 2 blankets, 2 blocks, belt.
Duration: 55 min