Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Practice This Friday is On

Hi Everyone, Practice is on this week. Not sure about next week, will let you know. Gillian will do the Cathy Rodgers Evan's sequence from last week, on the 16th instead.

I'm starting to study in earnest for the Junior I assessment, so this sequence is one I made a while back that has a lot of the Junior I backbends on it. Timings in the columns are where we need to be to get done in two hours, not the timings for a particular pose.

Anne’s Sequence For Tuesday Any thing with an asterik is on my syllabus, so any special insight ya’ll have on those poses please share)

Supta I-IV at Wall
Ardha Supta Virasana at Wall
Supta Virasana (15 minutes- )
Sirsasana ( 30 minutes)
Dwi Pada on chair
*Dwi Pada on Chair with with fingers interlocked behind head) ( 40 minutes)
Parvatasana in Virasana
Supta Virasana
*Parsva Dharanurasana
*Urdhva Dhanurasana (supported on chair pushing up with hands and feet on floor)
Urdh Dhanurasana ( 60 minuites)

Other fancy back bends as ya’ll desire. ( 90 minutes)

AMS heels at wall
Parsva Uttansana
Prasarita padottansana (modified) these there are a mary and eddy quick backbend recovery sequence (95 minutes)

SS I and II*
Supta konasana
*Parsva halsana feet to floor (110 minutes)

* Jatara parvatanasana (legs bent)

Jatara parvatanasana

*Urdhva Prasarita Padasana (115 minutes)

Savanasana (5 minutes )


Monday, September 21, 2009

Practice Sequence for Friday September 25

Hi Everyone, Gillian will lead us through a Cathy Rogers Evans Sequence 11/16/07

As alwasy, 3:30 Clear Spring Studio - Cost $10.00 best yoga deal in town.

Swatikasana, lift pillars, side body.
Supta Padangusthasana (1,2,3,4) keeping sides of waist long.
Gomukhasana, blocks for hands.
Lolasana, swing.
1/2 Padmasana, walk hands forward.
Padmasana, interlace fingers overhead.
Tolasana, knees higher.
Sirsasana II, transitioning to Bakasana (crane)
Marichyasana III sit on lift.
Dandasana, bend knees close to chest, arms forward, lift buttocks, heels down.
Utkatasana, bend knees fully into squat with heels down.
Dwi Hasta Bhujasana, feet together, push out heels.
Bhujapidasana, cross ankles.
Eka Hasta Bhujasana, leg over shoulder.
Astavakrasana, striaght legs crossed to side arm balance.
Sarvangasana, variations, twist, drop back.
Setubandha with bent legs, block at sacrum, several lift offs.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Friday Practices this month

Hi Everyone,

Sorry to those who showed up last Friday. Devon was sick and couldn't get a key to Gillian in time, so I apologize for that snafu.

This Friday there is no class due to the Desiree Rumbaugh workshop.

Next friday there is no class due to the Laura Allard Workshop.

The last Friday of September Gillian will lead practice with a Cathy Rodgers Evens sequence.

In the meantime, benefit from the workshops and also these immunity sequences from PUNE.

Recently the Institute in Pune was shut down for 9 days due to a swine flu scare in Pune – BKS Iyengar gave the following sequence for students to follow to help boost the immune system

Immune Boost Morning Practice:

Uttanasana 5 minutes
Adho Mukha Svanasana 5 minutes
Prasarita Padottanasana 1 5 minutes
straight pose 5 minutes
cycle 10 minutes
Dvi Pada Viparita Dandasana/supported 5 minutes
Sarvangasana 10 minutes
Halasana 5 minutes
Sarvangasana cycle 5 minutes
Setu Bandha Sarvangasana/supported 5 minutes
Viparita Karani 5 minutes
Savasana with Ujjayi or Viloma 10 minutes

Immune Boost Evening Practice:

Sirsasana 10 minutes
Sarvangasana 10 minutes
Halasana 5 minutes
Setu Bandha Sarvangasana/supported 10 minutes
Savasana wit Ujjayi or Viloma 10 minutes

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

New Iyengar Classes

Patty Gagne will start a new mixed levels class at Austin Yoga Institute Tuesdays from 6:00- 7:30.

Come join in the fun.