Ashtanga Finishing SeriesAshtanga Finishing Series

with Johnna Smith

Style: Ashtanga

Duration: 15 min

Props: None

Class Description

Practice this closing sequence after the short forms practices for a complete Ashtanga experience. Along the way, Johnna offers alignment cues so you can refine the poses, working at a level that’s right for you.

The sequence is as follows: urdhva dhanurasana (upward bow pose), chakrasana (wheel), paschimottanasana (seated forward bend), salamba sarvangasana (shoulderstand), halasana (plow pose), karnapidasana (ear pressure pose), urdhva padmasana (upward lotus), pindasana (embryo pose), matsyasana (fish pose), uttana padasana (intense leg pose), chakrasana, sirsasana (headstand), urdhva dandasana (upward headstand or “half bend”), balasana (child’s pose), baddha padmasana (bound lotus), yoga mudra, utpluthih (uplifting pose), and savasana.

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Johnna Smith

Johnna Smith

Johnna Smith is an international yoga teacher and lead yoga teacher at Ashtanga Yoga School Charlotte. Johnna's dharma is to awaken people to joy, which is our divine birthright. Johnna's workshops,... Read more>>  

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