Building a Home Practice

Michael Stebbins

Building a Home Practice

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Style Pranayama, Vinyasa
Duration 60 mins

This class, led by Michael Stebbins, is divided into 3 parts. It offers an introduction to various techniques
used in practicing the “Eight Limbs of Yoga”: the physical practice, breath control, and concentration.
The physical practice (Asanas)
The four key poses of yoga:
1. Extended Leg Seated Forward Fold : Paschimottanasana
2. The Great Seal Pose : Maha Mudra
3. Tripod Headstand : Sirsasana
4. Shoulder Stand : Sarvangasana

Techniques of Breath Control
Ujjayi, Kapalbhati, Sheetali, Kumbhaka

Techniques of Concentration
(Pratyahara and Dharana)
External/Internal gazing, Joni Mudhra, Japa, Mindfulness of Breath

Focus poses Head to Knee / Janu SirsasanaHeadstand / Sirsasana
Muscles & joints Back (Lower), Core, Hamstrings