by Lauren Eckstrom –
Led by Lauren Eckstrom, this Level 1+, 30-minute class offers a gentle, basic flow ideal for all levels of practice. A Vinyasa-style class, focus is on the hamstrings as well as basic movements and sense of alignment and well-roundedness.
Many fundamental standing yoga poses are covered in this class, including Warrior 2, Triangle, and Prasarita, or forward folds. Warrior 2 is an extended standing pose that stretches the groins, lungs, chest, and shoulders while stretching and strengthening the ankles and legs. It also increases stamina, stimulates the abdominal organs, and provides therapy for sciatica among other benefits.
Triangle Pose is a standing pose that helps relieve back pain, opens the chest and shoulders, strengthens the legs, and stretches the groins, hips, and hamstrings. Prasarita is a wide-legged forward bend benefiting problems such as fatigue, depression, and headaches. Join Lauren and learn more about basic standing poses, all of which are essential to practice advancement!
Focus: Well rounded, Alignment, Basics, Hamstrings