The Fabulous Five Seated Forward Extensions: from Preparation to Final Positions (Short Course; level: Gentle)
A detailed exploration of the five classical seated forward extensions - janu sirsasana, triangamukha ekapada paschimottanasana, ardha baddha padma paschimottanasna, and marichyasana I, and paschimottanasana. These are not the most complex of the forward extensions, but taken together, they are fabulous in exploring different hip, leg, ankle, spine movements, with their differing effects on he abdominal organs. Along the way, we also explore other forward extensions, and twisting actions.
Part 1: Forward Extensions: Preparing the Arms
Part 2: Forward Extensions: The Essential Intermediate Stages
Part 3: Seated Forward Extensions: Supported Positions for a Quiet Practice
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