Iyengar Yoga Foundation Class 7
This class completes and integrates the foundation work you’ve done from Classes 1 to 6. By this point, you will be familiar not only with the fundamental poses and correct alignment, but also how these are referred to in Sanskrit, the ancient language in India. By the end of this class you will feel the benefits in your general health and well-being, and have a solid foundation to participate in any yoga class.
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 re-fresh on their alignment. It is also a rich resource for yoga teacher to expand their teaching technique and class plans.
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.
We recommend that you repeat each class as many times as you like before moving on to the next class.
Start off your yoga experience with thorough alignment and breath-work instructions. John Norris is a certified Iyengar teacher well-known for his clear verbal instructions, and his ability to bring students deeper in yoga postures. You need a yoga mat, a belt or strap, a bolster, a chair, 2-4 blankets, and wall-space.
This is a beginners / foundation level class and is 61 minutes in length.