Ashtanga 13/03/2021: Side bends and Twists


Ashtanga 13/03/2021: Side bends and Twists

Style: Ashtanga
Length: 95 minutes
Focus: Side Bends and Twists
Props: Block & belt
Date Recorded: 13/03/2021
In the Ashtanga sequence there are only 2 twists in the standing postures (Parivrtta Trikonasana and Parivrtta parsvakonasana) and 2 in the seated primary series (Marichyasana C and D). There are only 2 side bends (Trikonasana and Parsvakonasana) in the standing sequence and no side bends in the seated primary series. As our Western culture involves lots of sitting our spine can be prone to losing mobility if we don't move it in all directions: forwards, backwards, sideways and rotating in twists. So this Ashtanga practise incorporates additional side bends and twists, using the traditional sequence as a template. For me, releasing tension from the spine is wonderful for keeping it supple and health and they are also really invigorating and energising! So prepare to feel awakened!

£2.50