Yoga Asana Lab: Twisting
Don't let this 30-minute twist practice deceive you. We explore more than just lateral flexion and rotation (the primary movements of the spine involved in twisting). Jessica will break down the total range of motion in the spine. Learn how flexion and extension also relate to twisting well, and learn how to work with your spine as a whole, rather than solely within its component parts.
Pose breakdowns include: twisted lunge, revolved triangle, side crow, and more.
Props: 2 blocks, a strap
Thank you to JadeYoga, the official mat of Yoga International.
Audio and video downloads are available for Digital Members.
Jessica Stickler completed 800+ hours teaching certification through Jivamukti Teacher Training program, and received Advanced Certification in January 2010. She teaches the Jivamukti method internationally, and serves as a mentor in the apprenticeship program for Jivamukti Teachers. She would like to thank all of her holy teachers, especially Sharon, David, Ganeshdas, Narayani, Jules, and Satyavira. Yoga is not for the faint of heart! The most counter-cultural, radical, and important thing... Read more>>