How twists and side bodies are often coupled in Samdhaana Yoga sequences and especially in the infinity pattern, plus an explanation of how these two elements match up through the energetic aspect of the heart.
How the infinity patterns allows for complementary twists such as reclined right side twist and seated twist; this video in particular shows a reclined twist that rolls over through fetal position to an active Child's Pose facing the other direction and then moves to a right-sided Pigeon that leads to the same side (to the right) seated twist.
This video introduces the 5 points of orientation and shares a basic infinity pattern done in two halves that is suitable for beginners, but can easily be used for any type of class, and is a supportive Attending the Spine series.
A simple infinity pattern done in two halves that is suitable for beginners but can easily be utilized for any type of class; also a great Attending the Spine series, adding Modified Side Planks, Sphinx and Extended Cobra.
A simple infinity patterns done with a tag that rotates it forward to start the second part of the pattern; suitable for foundations and great for vinyasa classes, also a great Attending the Spine series; keeping the Modified Side Planks, Sphinx and Extended Cobra to Down Dog, then adding Pigeon as the tag that brings it back around to the front and starts the second part of the infinity patterns from the front.
Creating the energetic pathway for the twist mandala with the heart as the director; sequence works off the back of the mat using the left leg as the entry into the rotation and rotating into the right leg to start the twist series; also, how to use open hip poses such as triangle for the return to the front.
Working off the back of the mat to start the mandala with the right leg stepping forward first; using the mandala to offer multiple peak postures that are twists; how to use Pigeon as a return and place spacers in between the twists from the top of the mat or the back of the mat and why to do so.