Session 2 DVD
Yoga Journals Yoga Step-by-Step
The Total Guide to Beginning Your Home Practice
Session 2: Bending & Twisting Poses for Flexibility with Natasha Rizopoulos
From the editors of Yoga Journal, Yoga Step-by-Step gives you all the tools you need to build a complete home practice. The session begins with 35 minutes of step-by-step instruction from acclaimed yoga teacher Natasha Rizopoulos. She then leads you through a vigorous 20-minute vinyasa flow sequence that incorporates what you’ve learned into a workout that builds both strength and stamina. If you are less flexible, modified poses help you build the kind of home practice that’s best for you. Practice daily and bring the serenity you experience on the mat into your everyday life.
Featurin a 35-minute active instructional session, a 20-minute flowing workout. Poses are suitable for beginners and advanced beginners
Exclusively on DVD: Follow along with Natasha or her assistant Jason, who demonstrates modified poses for less flexible people, understand the benefits of each yoga pose with medical commentary by Yoga Journal’s medical editor, Timothy McCall, M.D, and learn alignment principles and correct common mistakes with Yoga Chalk Talk, our exclusive “live drawing board.”
Bending & Twisting Poses for Flexibility
Enhance your flexibility, lift your spirit, and brighten your mood with this series of bends and twists. Backbends bring energy to the body, while forward bends and twists calm the nervous system. As the poses help you become more flexible on your mat, so too will they help you become more flexible in facing your daily life. Second in the Yoga Step-by-Step series, Session 2 is a complete home class that grows with your yoga practice.
Running time: 110 minutes
Other Yoga Step-by-Step titles:
Session 1: Foundation Poses for Strength & Stamina
Session 3: Balancing Poses for Focus & Energy
If you are new to yoga or are less flexible, this video shows you how to modify some poses using yoga props. To follow along, you’ll need two blocks, two blankets, and a strap.