The Practice Hour: Critical + Contrast

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Nikki Costello

Nikki Costello is a Certified Level 3 Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) and a Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT). For 30 years, her teaching has been inspired by annual trips to India including RIMYI (Ramamani Iyengar M...
"Simplicity is Profound, Basics are Essential"
In our complex and demanding world, we can re-establish our connection to the basic principles of Yoga, essential to our well-being. Foundational postures reveal our potential, heal our wounds and strengthen our resolve to move forward with confidence.

Join Nikki for an hour of practice and explore the fundamentals of Iyengar Yoga for all levels of practice.

Objectives:
This practice includes a context pose (adho mukha svanasana) as a means to evaluate, contrast, repeat and reflect after performing each arm position. Consider doing Critical + Namaskar prior to this class to understand the basic arm action for paschima arms. The class concludes with adho mukha vrksasana, sirsasana and ardha halasana.