Release shoulder tension and find new freedom in the upper back and ribs by exploring the movement of the shoulder blades and thoracic spine in this class of variations on Sphinx. You’ll discover better posture and more space to breathe.
As the keystone between the upper and lower body, the pelvis is the powerhouse of all movement. Connecting the pelvis to the shoulders with rolling actions gives you a mini-massage, and you'll find yourself moving with surprising ease.
Find new space in the hips through gentle movements connecting pelvis and spine that will allow the hips to open without stretching or strain. Feldenkrais® engages the brain’s natural neuroplasticity to build new connections that allow tight muscles to release for fluid and efficient movement.
While not including any Ashtanga poses, this sequence of hip openers will help with backbends, splits and lotus and make many Ashtanga poses more accessible. Yogic theory suggests that the hips store pent up emotions and resentments. Opening the hips releases negativity, improves health, and crea...