Friday, July 31, 2015

Anne is Back! Here's the sequence for Advanced Practice today

Thanks  to Holly Walck  Kostura  for  taking the notes at the workshop.

Here's the sequence from Day One.  

“the Yoga begins when the mind is internalized.”

Urdhva Hastasana
Prasarita Padottanasana
Adho Mukha Svanasana (head supported)
Uttanasana (head supported)
Urdhva Baddhanguliyasana
Sirsasana, variation
Urdhva Baddhanguliyasana in Virasana (Parvatasana)
Upavistha Konasana (Utthita)
Baddha Konasana (Utthita)
Upavistha Konasana (classic)
Parivrtta Upavistha Konasana
Parsva Upavistha Konasana
Janu Sirsasana
Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana (holding foot with both hands)
Bharadvajasana II (take the Padmasana leg in first, then the Virasana leg)
ABPPaschimottanasana (clasping)
Ardha Matsyendrasana II
Marichyasana II (parivrtta stage)
Marichyasana IV
Supta Padangusthasana III from Supta Padangusthasana I
Utthita/Parivrtta stages of Marichyasana I
Akarna Dhanurasana I
Utthita/Parivrtta stages of Marichyasana I
Akarna Dhanurasana I
Supta Padangusthasana I
Akarna Dhanurasana I (holding both big toes)
Baddha Konasana
Supta Padangusthasana I
Akarna Dhanurasana II
Supta Padangusthasana III “and then some”
Eka Pada Sirsasana
Adho Mukha Svanasana
Chatush Padasana, feet on blocks

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Here's the advanced practice sequence for Tomorrow. Devon is leading

Sequence based on Manouso’s work
Tadasana, Urdhva hasta
            Urdhva namaskarasana
Amsvana on bare floor
Trikonasana bare floor hand to ankle
            different adjustments
Parsvakonasana bare floor tall block
            different adjustments
Ardha chandrasana
Virabhadrasana I
Parivrtta trikonasana
Parsvottanasana on chair
              uttanasana as in LoY
            urdhva hasta,
              urdhva baddhanguliya
            ekapada going up and down
Chair dwi pada
            hands holding outside chair back, pulling
            hands inside chair legs, rolling
[recovery as needed]
upavistha konasana
            u.k./baddha kona
            u.k./b.k,/vira/Marichyasana I
              u.k./b.k./vira/M1 upright/
            u.k./b.k./vira/M1up/M1 wrap and full pose
              u.k./b.k./vira/M1up/M1 full/ janu sirsa
               u.k./b.k./vira/M1up/M1full/J.s./ardha Padma
Padmasana loose
Chatush padasana to lift the vertebrae
            urdhva padmasana

Sunday, July 12, 2015

A New Iyengar Class in Austin Yipee!!!

 Sheryl  is  teaching a  new  ongoing beginner series.   Here are the details.

Ongoing beginner series
With Sheryl at
Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church
7127 Bee Caves Rd
(Bring your own mat, blankets & straps are provided)

Note: the  class is open to all.  You do not have to be a member of the church to  attend!  

Sheryl just moved back to Austin recently. She spent several years in the midwest studying with Lee and Kirsten and Chris Saudek.  

Take advantage of this great opportunity!