Mexican Yoga Intensive, Abhijata Iyengar

April 28, 2019, 8:00-11:00 am

– Adho Mukha Virasana

– Standings – The emphasis was in the back leg moving the buttock to the heel to open the groin

– Utthita Trikonasana

– Virabhadrasana 2

– Utthita Parsvakonadana

– Ardha Chsndrasana

– Virabhadrasana 1 – she expressed concern that the back leg buttock was moving towards the spine and encouraged us to move it out with our hands

– Chest opening at wall – stand close to the wall moving the pelvis into the wall; feet slightly wider than hip distance; begin with heels elevated, lift and open the chest and maintaining the lift of the chest, slowly bring the heels back to the floor. She emphasized that the legs have to remain firm – otherwise the lower back will hurt

– same upright back arch in the center of the room; several repetitions of the both variations of upright back arch

– Virabhadrasana 1

– Salabasana – lift one leg at a time and lengthen. The wrists were supported by a belt the first time and then took the hands back without the belt

– Danurasana – lifting and lengthening one leg at a time

– Parsva Danurasana

– Sirsasana

– Urdhva Danurasana – using strong work of the legs to lift the pelvis

– Eka Pada Urdhva Danurasana

– Walking in Urdhva Danurasana

– Dropping back from Sirsasana into Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana and then pushing up into Urdhva Danurasana

– Dropping back from Full Arm Balance

– Mandalasana

– Salamba Sarvangasana, all variations – Eka Pada, Parsva Eka Pada, legs in Padmasana, Halasana, Parsva Halasana and Supta Konasana

– Savasana

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