Peak Pose: Scorpion

with Jessica Stickler

Style: Hatha Yoga

Duration: 15 min

Intensity: Moderate

Props: Chair, Strap

Class Description

This peak-pose sequence is designed to prepare you for a supported variation of scorpion pose, which you'll do at the wall.

Class begins with upper-body and back-body preparation, where you'll open and strengthen with the following poses: cow-face arms, locust pose (and a shoulder-opening locust pose variation), sphinx pose, forearm plank, dolphin pose, and a progressive practice of bow pose. After that, you'll stretch your quads and hip flexors with a reclining hero pose variation before moving to the wall for the peak-pose experience.

Be sure to prepare with a quick warm-up of your choice—a few sun salutations might do the trick!

Audio and video downloads are available for Digital Members.

Jessica Stickler

Jessica Stickler

Jessica Stickler grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico and has always felt an irresistible magnetic pull towards New York City, where she has been living since 1998. Jessica discovered yoga as a means to... Read more>>  

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