October 2nd, 2016

This class explores the use of the strap to feel/support the bones and muscles of the back, particularly in backbending and rotation. 

Props: 2 Blankets, 2 Blocks, Strap

Themes:

  • Trust

  • Supporting the skull/neck/shoulders

  • Passive release on blanket bolster.

Sequence:

  1. Arm pit bolster + Anantasana – 0:00

  2. Neck Bolster + arm variations – 10:53

  3. Upper Back Bolster + Figure 4 twist – 21:22

  4. Chakravakasana + Garduasana Vinyasa + Neck Cradle – 32:15

  5. Chair Series => Plank => Sphinx => Adho Mukha Svanasana – 44:20

  6. Parivrtta Utkatasana – 52:40

  7. Adho Mukha Svanasana => Urdvha Mukha Svanasana – 57:45

  8. Virabhadrasana I => Parivrtta Parsvakonasana w/ Strap Support + Prasarit Padottonasana– 1:03:05

  9.  Purvottonasana – 1:14:21

  10.  Ustrasana with strap support– 1:19:00

  11. Setu Bandha Sarvangasana – 1:24:45

  12. Savasana – 1:28:23