Episode 13: Level 1 class, 80 min at the Center for Yoga

by Elsie on October 22, 2006



My great intro and outro music, ‘Movin’ by Vic Hennegan

Links:

Joshua Yuchasz ‘This I Believe’ Essay

About ‘This I Believe’

Asperger Syndrome links (so we can be more educated, i think) http://www.aspergers.com/ , http://www.udel.edu/bkirby/asperger/aswhatisit.html

Blocks: http://www.yoga.com/store/Subcategory.asp?Category_ID=246, http://www.yogaaccessories.com/YogaBlock4.asp?gclid=CLLIkOCmjYgCFQvlYAodCDAeBg

My Space Page!

THE SEQUENCE:

Downward facing dog

Straight legged lunge

uttanasana into ardha uttanasana
uttanasanaardha uttanasana

Parvatasana arms/arms interlaced above the head

1/2 Sun Salutations

Vinyasa working on lunges and plank

Tadasana (inner body bright)

Sun Salutation working on plank shoulder alignment
tadasanaurdhva hastasanauttanasana ardha uttanasana plank pose chattarunga dandasana cobradownward facing doguttanasana ardha uttanasanaurdhva hastasanatadasana

Tadasana (shoulder alignment discussion)

Sun Salutation working on shoulder principles

Downward facing dog working on shoulder principles

Crescent Pose

Child’s pose

Demo: (shoulder alignment work from all fours into downward facing dog)

Uttanasana with arms interlaced behind the back

Deep lunge (forearms to the floor)
Deep Lunge with back knee on the floor deep lunge with forearms on the floor

Pigeon Prep
Pigeon Prep

Ardha Bhekasana

Dhanurasana

Setu Bandha Sarvangasana
setubandha stage 1setubandha robot armssetubandha

Demo: (at the wall, learning how to plug into the heart)

Demo: (using the blocks, and moving into Urdhva Dhanurasana in stages)

urdhva-dhanurasana-with-blocks-misaligned-stage-1-medium.JPGurdhva-dhanurasana-with-blocks-stage-1-medium.JPGurdhva-dhanurasana-with-blocks-stage-2-medium.JPGurdhva-dhanurasana-with-blocks-misaligned-stage-3-medium.JPGurdhva-dhanurasana-with-blocks-stage-3-medium.JPGurdhva-dhanurasana-with-blocks-stage-4-medium.JPG
PLEASE CLICK ON THE PICS TO SEE THEM MORE FULLY :)

Urdhva Dhanurasana with blocks x 2

Downward facing dog

Uttanasana

Twist

Savasana

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{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

bernadette October 23, 2006 at 9:47 pm

CRAZY COOL!!!!!!!

LOVE the Urdhva Dhanurasana pictorial.
what software are you using for that?
it’s too stinkin’ cool. . .

xo~bb

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hillary rubin October 24, 2006 at 7:16 pm

as do I rock it lady.. love the writing on top of it.. good job elsie..

xo

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Danielle October 25, 2006 at 6:13 pm

I love love love your podcasts! They’re so fun to listen to. Keep ’em coming. :)

-Danielle

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