Vinyasa Yoga

3 Vinyasa Yoga Videos to learn how to do Eight-Angle Pose

Leslie Perryman • May 13, 2015
In Vinyasa, we practice breath initiated movement. Class pace is aerobic, fluid, and challenging for beginners. There is a strong emphasis on delicate transitions, with steadiness and ease recognized as elements of graceful movement. Refined movement through powerful postures create integrated strength, flexibility, and a kick butt workout.Intermediate Eight-Angle by Christy Evans
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1. Intermediate Eight-Angle Astavakrasana Pose
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Sequenced to open the hips and hamstrings while strengthening the upper arms with an aligned approach, this advanced practice incorporates various arm balancing and strengthening postures. The exercises in this Grokker Premium video build upon core strength, arm strength, opening the hips, and empowering leg strength. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert, Christy Evans, as she leads you toward mastering Ashtavakrasana. Intermediate/Advanced Levels.
2. Advanced Eight-Angle Astavakrasana Pose
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This juicy, challenging Vinyasa practice incorporates various arm balancing and strengthening postures to prep the body for an advanced transition from Eka Pada Koundinyasana II from the peak pose, Ashtavakrasana. Designed to help you master these stunning arm balances, the sequence is composed of hip opening, arm strengthening, integrated movement to structurally enhance your awareness of what these peak poses ask of us. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Christy Evans through this empowering flow to ignite core muscles, melt the hips, and gracefully glide through gravity defying poses. This class is sequenced to open and strengthen the body with an aligned and safe approach, while growing the edges of the previous two practices offered in this series.
3. Beginner's Eight Angle Astavakrasana Pose
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This heat building full Vinyasa practice is sequenced toward the peak pose Ashtavakrasana (eight angle pose). This Grokker Premium video will work on the foundations of the pose targeting core and arm strength, as well as hip opening postures. Join Grokker Yoga Expert, Christy Evans, as she leads you in this balanced class toward Ashtavakrasana. All Levels.
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