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Backbends: Sutra Style Class

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Yoga Class Description

This 60-minute online yoga class is a steady progression towards backbends with the arms in the back plane of the body, culminating in Uttana Mayurasana. Thematically this is a sutra style class, weaving and sewing together a thread of postures and specific alignment cues to bring students into an integrated backbend practice. Postures to look forward to are Baddha Parsvakonasana, Eka Pada Dhanurasana, Viparita Salabasana Prep, Gherandasana I Prep, Chatush Padasana, Eka Pada Uttana Mayurasana and Sarvangasana. Have a block and a strap available. Thank you to Shining Shakti for the beautiful yoga pants! (60 mins.)

Level: 2 Style: Vinyasa Flow Yoga Focus: Alignment-Based Flow Yoga, Backbending Yoga  

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Sara Strother

Sara Strother is a skilled practitioner with an intense devotion to the yoga practice. For her, the focus is all about alignment. Her teaching vibe is descriptive and detailed, providing students with clear-as-crystal alignment cues to increase body awareness and go even deeper into the postures. Her areas of focus on YogaVibes: Alignment-Based Flow and Anusara Yoga. For more on Sara: www.abalancedpractice.com.

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