Revolved Bound Side Angle Pose: Dynamic Twists

Intermediate III

Fiji takes three classes to prepare your body and mind for revolved bound side angle pose (parivrtta baddha parsvakonasana). This pose requires that you are very open in your hips, spine and shoulders and that you can move into, hold and move out of the pose with support from your core. In this class, Fiji focuses on how you move into a twist with a strong foundation, ensuring that you have good alignment and that you're getting the most out of the pose. The second class in this series is Revolved Bound Side Angle Pose: Reach and Wrap.

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Cattails
April 3, 2020
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Oh, I so love twisting! It's a nice wringing out of the bad Ju Ju. Thank you so much, Fiji. Namaste

rebeccably
July 16, 2019
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A great challenge! I love how she very gradually builds into the twists and has you considering each direction of movement; it makes a huge difference in how it feels when you build up to the peak of the pose. A bonus: the legs will be nice and sore tomorrow!

Sonimis
September 2, 2018
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Wonderful and challenging class! Thank you Fiji. Namaste

mchaneymc
June 15, 2018
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Thank you for another great class, you really are amazing.

nadonado
June 14, 2018
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There's a reason I keep coming back to Fiji's classes...I LOVE them. Steady pace and deep core holds. Thank you.

Svetlana_N
April 14, 2018
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I want to thank Fiji for her amazing work. I used to practice youga 3-4 times a week with my youga teacher for 4 years but then I had to quit. So now I`m trying to restart) Ay first I was thinking «Well it is too easy» but later... wow, that was challenging! Thanks!
(bookmarked)

nadonado
March 25, 2018
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Nice twists and slow pace makes it challenging. Thank you.

Margarethe
February 22, 2018
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I wanted to do some nice deep twisting after a day of working at a desk. Fiji gives us just that. Livia mentioned her legs were burning. Me too. An added bonus :-)

Thank you Fiji!

choco_noire07
January 16, 2018
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I’ve started my yoga journey by follow almost all of Fiji’s classes and her 14days challenge serie. This class is quite a challenge even the poses aren’t tricky but they gave me a great legs work out. My knees and calves were on fire in a great way. I always have calf pain after work but completed this class, i am no longer noticing my pain is there any more!
Thank you for such a great twist class. Definitely redo it more often

Veggiegnome
January 16, 2018
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Hi! Love the website! What are the hints if the video keeps freezing. I'm using Chrome, fast internet speed...any help would be appreciated. Disrupting my flow :(

Thanks!
Rachael

Veggiegnome
January 20, 2018
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Hi! I use an HP laptop and sometimes a Fire tablet. I've noticed it happens more in the later afternoon/early evening. Maybe when everyone is home from work getting their yoga on :) Should I try clearing my cache? Thanks!

David Procyshyn
January 21, 2018
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Hi there. If you lower the resolution to 360, you should have no problems. You do that by clicking the settings icon at the bottom right of the video. Also, changing the browser can solve streaming issues as well.

lmcqueen
January 11, 2018
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Wow I found that tough but worth it! I started my day stressed and worried, but now am full of positive energy and I feel stronger and more flexible!

Melanie Lichtinger
January 6, 2018
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Thank you Fiji, for yet another excellent class.
Always challenging yet so satisfying and foundational to go slowly, hold and deepen the poses.
Also great for circulating the energy all around - esp. for us desk sitters.
Bookmarked and shall be revisited.
Perhaps the advanced stages too!

livia.c
January 4, 2018
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What an amazing class. My legs were burning. In the beginning of the class, I was doubting the level of the class since it was explaining every step, move and the vinyasa flow in so many details. However, this is definitely a challenging class with great twists. thanks!

Ored
December 31, 2017
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I'm not a fan of twists - primarily because I find them very difficult to achieve. I find them very beneficial for my digestion however, so I'm determined to work on them more in 2018! Thank you Fiji - it was tough but I feel wrung out - in the best of ways!

mrswright2015
December 29, 2017
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There was nothing in this class that I could not do. That being said, the pacing of this class made it very challenging and satisfying to complete. Thank you.

emhenry
December 29, 2017
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Amazing! There is snow, it is so cold, but who needs heating when you've got Fiji making your legs buuuuurn! So good! And really nice to get some deep twists for a tummy massage! Thank you! xx

LucyHB
December 28, 2017
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Wow, that was harder work than I expected - really felt the burn in my legs! I've been doing Fiji's advanced classes for years and still found this one a challenge, not in terms of tricky poses but just a tough leg workout :-) Great stuff though and I'm sure my stiff runners' legs are grateful!

JennG2017
December 28, 2017
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Great class - I've been practicing for 10 years and found it very challenging. Maybe too challenging for beginners.

PhoenixNz
December 25, 2017
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This was much needed after all that Christmas day indulgence, and tougher than I expected, my legs were shaking at times yet Fiji manages to make it look and sound (no waver in her voice at all) effortless! I aspire to your level of focus Fiji:)

teamtalbot
December 25, 2017
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great instruction and cues as always. This was challenging even though I do not consider myself a beginner. This is a good lesson for me. You get out what you put in.