Progressions from Virabhadrasana1 to Parivrtta parsvakonasana, Eka Pada Setu Bandha Sarvangasana
Progressions from Virabhadrasana I to abdominal actions, standing twists and inversions.
Level – Intermediate
Duration – 75min
Props needed: 2 blocks, yoga strap
This recording is part of the Short Course Deep Dive - Virabhadrasana I (Short Course; Level - Intermediate)
Tag words: 75mins abdominals arms back arches eka pada setu bandha sarvangasana favorite lateral legs parivrtta parsva konasana parsva konasana shoulders standing asana twists virabhadrasana I
Virabhadrasana I is a foundational standing asana. When its first taught, it strengthens the legs, and extends the arms and shoulders.
When we re-visit virabhadrasana I later in our learning path, we can realise that it has embedded in it elements of twisting action, back arching, and even forward extension. In this session, we explore how twists and back arches make the standing richer.
women during the days of menstruation are advised to avoid abdominal actions, and strong twisting actions