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Fundamentals of Practice Day 2

Intermediate I

In this practice, Rachel helps you find new space and stability through the hips. Learn and apply the essential actions you need to work your hips into externally rotated poses like warrior 2 and side angle pose, and half moon. This class can either be done as a stand-alone or as part of Rachel's 7-Day Fundamentals of Practice Yoga Challenge.

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KingstonGirl
KingstonGirl
October 20, 2022
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I admit ..my one leg balance is awful. Will repeat more...tx

tinatali
tinatali
October 15, 2022
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Wow, this was great. It really got me to focus on my form and FEEL what my body was supposed to be doing. Thanks Rachel!

Irfan Kortschak
Irfan Kortschak
March 4, 2021
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Great class as a sort of refresher for a low intermediate student like me. Hmm ... The only thing is I'd change the title from "Day 2" to "Week 2." There's enough in any of these classes to last at LEAST a week before moving on to the next one!

levintherapeutics
levintherapeutics
February 1, 2021
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Thank you Rachel! I have stage 4 metastatic breast cancer with bone metastasis. This is really helping me to stay open and flexible and proud of myself. I have always been active and a yogi for over 20+ years but have fallen away from exercise recently with the pandemic and fatigue and all the craziness in the world. This is just what I need to get myself reacquainted with proper yoga structure and alignment and a mind/body activity, so necessary to keep my sanity. I am very grateful <3

RosarioDL
RosarioDL
October 16, 2020
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I am so happy I did this class!!! I stopped doing yoga because I hurt my knee few months back. So glad to have found you! I will renew my membership ASAP!!!!

FrannyJ1
FrannyJ1
September 3, 2020
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Loved this great hip workout.. they feel so relaxed & loose now. Thanks too Rachel for such awesome instruction throughout (ALL of your classes) and constant great cues that are so helpful and important to stay focused and in good form! Ahhhh! ...Namaste

Gilly Vanilly
Gilly Vanilly
July 24, 2020
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Day 2 completed and I feel so good, thank you Rachel. Didnt think I could manage intemidiate but so far so good :-) Thank you for your great "juicy" guidance. Namaste

dukegal1213
dukegal1213
June 28, 2020
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I love coming back to Rachel's challenge. This class is always a great reminder about hip placement and alignment, and it works your legs like WHOA! Thanks, Rachel, for the great instruction.

sethflag
sethflag
May 26, 2020
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Love all of Rachel's classes. Great explanations-Always learn something new.

kimchi
kimchi
April 26, 2020
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Fantastic class focusing on hip opening in standing poses.

msinger919
msinger919
January 22, 2020
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Rachel does a great job coaching and explaining poses and reminding me to breathe. Great beginner class.

treespiderbite
treespiderbite
December 26, 2019
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I've been practicing fairly regularly for over 5 years but so far this series has been great for me, taking time to really feel the poses and coming back to the basics to build a stronger foundation

sng4ever
sng4ever
December 7, 2019
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Rachel guides us through a wonderful hip opening class. There is a lot of leg work however it is well worth it to understand how to position your body in various poses. Again, this class is wonderful for beginners, yogis wanting to go back over the basics, and students of YTT.

GlassBeach
GlassBeach
December 6, 2019
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An IMPORTANT CLASS! This fundamental class was brilliantly done. I found some new ways to work with gravity, finding more stability in Warrior poses and triangles and had quite fun with shifting my ardha chandrasana with the leg, hip, pelvis and chest all so simply, yet profoundly, aligned.