Even if you don’t have a lot of time, you can reap the benefits of practice by moving with your breath through this selection of classic primary series ashtanga poses.
Suggested props: Blocks and Strap
The primary series Marichasanas are challenging to the shoulders, hips and spine, as well as to the mind. Finding some space between the ribs can help. This video shares some tips to help you find ease in these poses.
Dropping back into and then standing up from a backbend can be fun and empowering, and you don’t need to be a gymnast! This class starts by warming up the back, legs, and shoulders. You’ll then use a wall as a prop to practice this skill on your own.
Twisting increases the mobility of your spine, cleanses and detoxifies your organs and inner body, and aids digestion. In the ashtanga primary series, twisting in Marichasana C and D with arms bounds is challenging, but in this class we will go over variations of earlier twists in the series an...