Creating Internal Lightness

Rachel Scott
Instructor Rachel Scott
4.727275
Average: 4.7 (220 votes)
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Duration:
58
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49

In this all levels hour long flow class, you will explore how the elusive mula bandha can be practiced and incorporated into all the poses of your yoga practice. Not only will practicing mula bandha help to create lightness and ease in your yoga practice, learning to access and tone the pelvic floor will also support your functionality in daily life.

Equipment: Block
Style: Hatha Yoga

Comments

teamtalbot 2 years ago

Wonderful cues for pulling in pelvic floor. I am a PT and I treat pelvic floor dysfunction. This was perfect. For myself it is hard to slow down and work on this but much needed

atenea 2 years ago

A new favorite for me! This class is quite demanding, but teaches you the very basics that make your practice safer, more joyful. Thank you so much.

minus 2 years ago

There will be some sweet pain in days to come

MerryO 2 years ago

I definitely did not feel like doing yoga today, even throughout most of this video. BUT...the mula bandha work was really powerful. I experienced changes in poses that I've been doing for years. Thanks Rachel!

FutureGhost13 2 years ago

Wonderful class. Rachel is a great teacher who really helps me focus on each specific area of my body in each pose. Thank you!

susie13 2 years ago

I appreciated the use of blocks in this practice. I've been doing the intermediate classes consistently and feel like they are perfect for where I am in my practice, but I'm not super flexible, and certain poses that I do on fingertips during other practices (pyramid, etc) felt so much stronger on blocks in this practice. Also, one thing I tend to do (b/c I need to) is use fingertips rather than palms when moving from downward dog into a lunge or downward dog jumping into forward fold. From my fingertips, I can engage core and do both these things. From flat palms, I can't. I rarely hear this as a tip in instruction, and I'm not sure whether this is b/c I just don't hear it or maybe b/c it's not a good practice, but it sure helps me out so I thought I'd mention. Thank you again for the encouragement in using blocks in this practice. It made for some fantastically deep stretches.