Creating Internal Lightness

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Instructor Rachel Scott
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Average: 4.7 (177 votes)
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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

nourishing the sweet spot
Deborah Lilly 11 months ago

THANK YOU RACHEL! Exactly what I needed/need! In fact I was just about to ask for this kind of support having been doing David's wonderful kapalbathi (Quickie Digestion class) breathing exercises to help my singing, and found that the downward pressure challenged my pelvic floor. In fact if you or he would a yoga breathing with pelvic floor consciousness; that would be great. Meanwhile, I so appreciate this class! You've found new ways to access the perineum, especially in downward dog - that's great. Love the use of the block at the beginning; it really helps to focus on that special secret and somewhat neglected point.. Onward and upward!!

Enlightening. Learned so
nipper 11 months ago

Enlightening. Learned so much from this class. Yes it was challenging but I was able to to make progress and really feel how to better move and balance. Totally motivating. Thanks much Rachel.

Another great class!
karen77ca 11 months ago

I was so excited to see another new class instructed by Rachel. I was not disappointed! Some aspects were quite challenging. Great focus on the core. I would have liked a bit of wrist stretching since we spent alot of time on our hands and my wrists felt quite tired and a bit sore.

WOW
Nyamyj 11 months ago

Thank you. I am working on this in my yoga practice. As a beginner, I am always so grateful to get deeper into engaging areas, such as my pelvic floor, that I have been unaware of during practice. I will defintely be revisiting this often. It is becoming more apparent to me that I have such a weaker left hip and shoulder. This practice helped me feel that at times and work to balance and strengthen. I really enjoyed working on the transitions between plank, cobra, and downward dog. So excited to experiment with that and practice to get it with ease. Thank you for a wonderful class Rachel. This is so important as a beginner to help build this foundation. Namaste.

floating like Rachel
hollysansone 11 months ago

I have always admired the lightness of Rachel's 'floating jump.' Although there are many postures available to me in my practice, I have always lacked a lightness in jumping to the top of my mat. Trust Rachel to offer yet another unique and skilful class! I have much to learn from this beginner's class, and may soon unlock a bit more 'float' through the pelvic lock :D --It makes so much practical sense, and yet I wasn't doing it!--
Thank you DYWM, and thank you Rachel. Always grateful.

Wow! Challenging and helpful.
PeacefulRN 11 months ago

(I would not classify this as a Beginner class) I have been practicing yoga for 6 years and I wish I had had this type of instruction earlier. Rachel's precise cues and specific instructions are wonderful - and using the block, especially in the first art of the class was a revelation! This led to feeling so much more stable in the standing postures, and I have never felt lighter when jumping from downward dog to standing forward fold. This class was an unexpected (and welcomed!) challenge. Thank you.