The Fundamentals of Standing Poses

Rachel Scott
Instructor Rachel Scott
Average: 5 (8 votes)
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In this hatha yoga class with Rachel, we will explore the key actions necessary to practice standing postures safely and effectively. We will explore the actions of the hips in foundational poses such as warrior II so that you can learn to do these poses optimally for your own body. Note: We recommend using a block for this practice.

This can either be done as a stand-alone class or as Day 3 of Grounding and Strength 14-Day Beginner Yoga Challenge.

The Fundamentals of Standing Poses Full Playlist (to be played with the class)

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Equipment: Block
Style: Hatha Yoga


Owlgirl60 4 days ago

My favorite teacher! I am doing classes at a small studio near me, but the teacher is unable to leave the mat to help with poses. Pandemic rule! So, this is where I go for intensive instruction on correct poses. Thanks so much, Rachel.

montessorimum 1 week ago

As always, Rachel, your guided metaphors keep me smiling and feeling accomplished!
Peanut, peanut butter ... and jelly! :)

Gitti 1 week ago

We seem to loke the same at our lessons with Rachel!!!!145

jenniferdstevens 1 week ago

I usually do intermediate classes, but really enjoyed these helpful reminders on proper form.

Gitti 1 week ago

Rachel's classes as always - juicy. I have followed her classes with this specific instructions many times, there is always something new for me to find. Thanks!

debkiger 1 week ago

Fantastic and helpful instructions through micro adjustments in the standing poses.

EmBe 1 week ago

I appreciated Rachel's explanations of the basics. I also am not a beginner, but feel it is important to review the fundamentals from time to time. This is part of a perfect Challenge for the first weeks of January 2021.

Neita 1 week ago

Thank you! Wonderful instructions. I was finally able to go a little deeper into Warrior 2; I had no idea my hips/pelvis were so out of alignment. I will use these tips going forward. My body feels great right now!