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Bow Pose: Ready for the Peak!

Intermediate II
(73 Reviews)

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This is the forth class in a 4-part series taking you into full bow pose (dhanurasana). It builds on what you learned in Bow Pose: Core Strength, Bow Pose: Hip Flexor Release, and Bow Pose: Open the Shoulders. After learning how to move safely into a deep backbend by strengthening the core and releasing the hip flexors and shoulders in the first three classes, Rachel takes you through a well-paced, full-length hatha yoga class that is thorough, attentive to detail and careful in its progression toward the peak pose. Good luck with bow pose!


  • None


  • Whole Body
  • Spine
  • Flexibility
  • Backbends
  • Neck/Shoulders


  • Hatha Yoga
Matthew G.
July 10, 2024

Great class in a great series! I’d describe this as a true hatha class - it tests strength and flexibility, but it’s more about holding and feeling the poses than either. I’ve completed all four of these and they’re an excellent series. Recommended if you’ve got a good beginner’s yoga foundation and are ready to progress a bit beyond that.

January 16, 2022

Thoroughly enjoy participating in this session and love the spirit Rachel exudes.

ruth lewis
March 19, 2021

Another wonderful class. Beautiful flow btwn poses, nicely paced with super-clear guidance throughout. I feel about a foot taller! Thanks so much, Rachel, for another wonderful class.

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