Peak Pose Sequence: Urdhva Dhanurasana (Wheel Pose)

with Kat Heagberg

Style: Vinyasa

Duration: 30 min

Intensity: Moderate

Props: Blocks

Class Description

Prepare step-by-step for a deep backbend—urdhva dhanurasana, or wheel pose. The practice leading to this peak pose begins with a restorative backbend and continues with a deep twist and invigorating postures. Kat uses creative sequencing and useful tips to deepen your understanding of the postures and your body. When you are finally ready to come into urdhva dhanurasana, Kat offers a few pointers and variations to allow you to come safely into the pose.

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Kat Heagberg

Kat Heagberg

Kat Heagberg is the editor of Yoga International and has been teaching yoga since 2005. Though she initially trained in alignment-based styles of yoga (which continue to inform her practice and... Read more>>  

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