Iyengar Yoga Foundation Class 3
This class integrates the postures and alignment instructions from Classes 1 and 2. The focus pose in this sequence is Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose), a standing pose that works on your balance as well as opening the chest and shoulders. You are also introduced to the benefits of inversions by guiding you through an easy-to-do variation of Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand), using the wall for support.
This program is an excellent foundation course on the fundamental yoga asanas (postures). Ideal for those new to yoga, and a perfect re-fresher course for experienced yogis wanting to brush-up on their alignment.
The Iyengar style of yoga is a static style that is known for it’s attention to anatomical alignment. It is also known for the use of props which not only allow muscle groups to release tension and tightness, but more importantly, it accommodates for differences in body types and structure. You need a yoga mat, a belt or strap, a bolster, a chair, 2-4 blankets, and wall-space.
Each class builds on the class before, adding extra poses and clear instructions. We recommend that you repeat each class as many times as you like before moving on to the next class.
Enjoy thorough alignment and breath-work instructions with John Norris, a masterful teacher and certified Iyengar teacher, well-known for his clear verbal instructions, and his ability to bring students deeper in yoga postures.
This is a beginners / foundation level class and is 67 minutes in length.