Strengthen Your Core and Back

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Difficulty: 
Beginner
Style: 
Hatha Yoga
Yoga for Strength
Yoga for Back Care
Equipment: 
Strap
Duration: 
42:29
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Average: 4.6 (51 votes)
Class Description: 
Back and core strength are vital aspects of an overall well being, from athletic performance, to avoiding pain as you get older, to doing things in your life that are physically demanding. Anastasia helps you strengthen the muscles of your core and back in a thorough way that is accessible to almost any beginner student, yet a challenge to all levels. She mixes in a few great releases for the lower back and hips so the practice feels balanced and complete. The music playlist is provided by Yogitunes.

Comments

Back feels great
Juls1001 4 days ago

Thank you, a lovely class and just what my lower back needed.

Back feels great
Juls1001 4 days ago

Thank you, a lovely class and just what my lower back needed.

very gentle and relaxing
bronwynhegarty 6 days ago

very gentle and relaxing session. The long relaxation would be good at the end of a stressful day. I had to watch the last hip stretch again to get it as my inclination was to drop the legs opposite to what was said, although her instructions were very clear. I just needed to listen more carefully and follow them. I'll definitely be doing this class again. Thank you!

Beginning was a little too
Mogi27 2 months ago

Beginning was a little too lengthy for me, but I loved the whole thing. It took me a while to understand what the heck she was talking about in that last twist but I think it was mostly because I was trying to do too much (I like watching her do it but I couldn't really from the position I was in). Second video of hers I've watched, so far she my favorite instructor.

twisty turny pretzel poses :)
Anastasia Hange... 2 months ago

Yep, that last pose was also pretty tricky to describe, so thanks for sticking with it!

Beautiful Beginning
Becky in George... 2 months ago

This made a beautiful start to my day, and week, and my goal.
I usually challenge myself to the intermediate level classes. But, I have had a reminder, during a massage, that strong upper body and strong lower body aren't enough. So now I am challenging myself to start from the beginning strengthening my core with a goal of a healthy lower back.
Thank you for a wonderful beginning.

Hi Anastasia,
Geordie exile 3 months ago

Hi Anastasia,
just to say I have had my very first yoga class( I am 71) and boy did it hurt...ouch, but as i am no longer as active I used to be and don´t get out much I thought a bit exercise in the home will do me good,eventually.
Thanks for an invigorating lesson

music?
HappyHappyJoyJoy 3 months ago

I like Anastasia's classes. With this one, I found the music distracting, as if it were an afterthought, not in the flow of the class, especially during some of the poses like Sphinx.