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Iyengar with Marla Apt

Explore the movement of your shoulders and cultivate strength and stability in your upper back as you learn to safely practice inverted arm balancing in adho mukha vrksasana (handstand) and pincha mayurasana (elbow balance). Practice shoulder opening in gomukhasana and arm movements without weight bearing before attempting half and then full handstand at the wall. Sirsasana (headstand) is also taught to help prepare for the actions of elbow balance. Savasana on your own. Props Needed: A block and wall space.

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Level
2
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Practice
Yoga
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Teacher
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Props
Block & wall space
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Duration
45 minutes