Circling into Eka Pada Koundinyasana I and II

with Carrie Owerko

Style: Iyengar

Duration: 45 min

Intensity: Moderate

Props: Blanket, Blocks, Bolster, Chair, Wall

Class Description

In this playful class, you’ll work toward putting eka pada koundinyasana I and II (or variations of them) together in a flow.

You can do this class even if you’re working with a shoulder injury—there are plenty of hands-free poses and transitions to explore—and Carrie offers variations throughout so that you can customize this practice to fit your needs and goals.

Class begins with a seated and standing warm-up for your hips and shoulders. After that, you’ll play with moving from marichyasana l into eka pada koundinyasana ll and moving from a twist into eka pada koundinyasana l, before putting these poses together in a dynamic sequence.

In the final part of class, you’ll learn how to practice chair-supported versions of both arm balances before moving to the wall to conclude with a prop-supported child’s pose and several variations of viparita karani (legs up the wall).

Audio and video downloads are available for Digital Members. Digital Members.

Carrie Owerko

Carrie Owerko

Carrie Owerko has been teaching yoga and exploring the relationship between body, breath, and mind for many years. She is a Senior Level Certified Iyengar teacher (CIYT), is a Certified Yoga... Read more>>  

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