Ashtanga Yoga: Third Series

Yoga Videos for Weight Loss and Heart Opening

Leslie Vale • June 3, 2015
Scorpion Handstand Demonstration
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1. Scorpion Handstand Demonstration
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Ashtanga Yoga Instructor, Kino MacGregor show you how to work on Scorpion Handstand, known in Sanskrit as Vrschikasana. This fun, but challenging posture is a great way to test the limits of your strength and flexibility on all levels.
2. Placing Legs Behind Your Head in Pretzel Arm Balance
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Ashtanga Yoga Instructor, Kino MacGregor, demonstrates putting both legs behind the head for Dwi Pada Sirsasana, or as you may know as the Pretzel. Be careful to use the full external rotation of your hip joints to enter the posture, while strengthening the back and neck to support the legs.
3. Urdhva Dhanurasana
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Come into this deep, heart opening back bend with Kino MacGregor as she walks you through critical shoulder alignment to open the whole spine and facilitate deep extension.
4. Yoga for Weight Loss Part 1
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Part 1
Part 1 of yoga for weight loss. These moves focus on breathing and gentle transitions between basic yoga moves.
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