Find Your Sweet Spot : Sugarcane Pose

Intermediate II
(145 Reviews)
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Play with balance, open your quads and find your sweet spot in this challenging but accessible practice towards sugarcane pose, also known as ardha chandra chapasana. Inspired by lalita, the divine mother of the universe who wields a sugarcane bow and five rose tipped arrows, this vinyasa flow sequence teaches us to backbend with compassion and self-love.

Equipment

  • Block

Focus

  • Backbends
  • Balance
  • Core Strength
  • Flexibility
  • Legs and Feet
  • Spine
  • Strength
  • Vigorous/Energy
  • Whole Body

Style

  • Vinyasa/Power Yoga
Matthew G.
February 15, 2024
Comment:

Good vinyasa class. I’d describe it as moderate intensity, with some power elements but not fiercely so. My only quibble is that the class description says “no equipment” but the instructor calls for a block for some poses. This should be corrected.

Ronne
August 5, 2023
Comment:

My second time with this practice. I love the way Andrea builds to the final pose. It’s not something I thought I could do but I found myself there thanks to the structure of the class. Love your humour as well.