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Ecstatic Yoga Immersions
EY Asana II Analytics, Chair Pose, Utkatasana
Analytics: Eagle Pose/Garudasana
Benefits: Balance & Concentration
-Hip stretch and opener
- Open's back of lungs
-Injury or recent surgery in knees, elbows, ankle or wrist
-Arthritis in hips or knees
-If you cannot wrap the foot behind the calf allow it to hang
-If shoulder's are tight,
-Hands; Prayer extended or at heart, wide or narrow
Foundation: One leg on Earth
-Lift & engage core and pelvis
-External rotation of free leg, standing leg hip neutral
#1 Bring your weight and energy into right standing leg, taking most of
the weight off the left leg. Imaging the right leg is a tree trunk with roots.
#2 Externally rotate the left leg, turning the leg out and rest the heel of left leg onto right ankle
#3Deepen balance by bringing the leg completely off the Earth and higher onto the right leg. (Below or above the knee or in lotus position)
#4 Bring arms up over head and spread your branch's finding your favorite tree pose.
#5 Hold the bandhas and breathe while focusing on a dristi
#6 Repeat on the other side
Release the leg and the arms and come back to mountain pose.
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