The Road to Wheel Pose Class 3: Bow Pose

with Dianne Bondy

Style: Hatha Yoga

Duration: 30 min

Intensity: Moderate

Props: Blanket, Blocks, Strap

Class Description

Welcome to the third stop on the road to wheel: bow pose.

Class begins with a centering practice in mountain pose. You’ll then prepare to explore your backbending range with a short warm-up that includes shoulder openers, sun salutes, and low lunge variations.

After that, you’ll work with bow pose in stages: first using straps around your ankles (if you have difficulty reaching your feet), then lifting one leg at a time (one-legged bows), and then both legs (bow). You’ll also have the option to practice a restorative version of the pose.

Once you’re done, you’ll wind down with reclined twist variations before sinking into a well-earned savasana!

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

Dianne Bondy

Dianne Bondy

Dianne Bondy is a celebrated yoga teacher, social justice activist and leading voice of the Yoga For All movement. Her inclusive view of yoga asana and philosophy inspires and empowers thousands of... Read more>>  

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