Wheel Pose: Open the Heart

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Instructor Tracey Noseworthy
Average: 4.9 (69 votes)
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Tracey teaches you how to open up the body into a gradual, deep backbend that you will need to access in the second class of this series, Wheel Pose: Full Posture, when you do full wheel pose (chakrasana), also called upward facing bow pose (urdva dhanurasana). She helps you release the spine, shoulders, hip flexors and legs while encouraging you to move through a fun, vigorous power yoga flow.

Equipment: None
Style: Vinyasa Yoga


Irishlove 9 months ago

I don't know if it's just me, but this class went from modest to INTENSE. Granted, I'd just done another class on Tittibasana immediately prior to it, but I'm thinking it's not just me. Lots of core work here, and I'll definitely revisit it. Thank you & Namaste from Ireland.

Will sort your crooked body out
crepuscule3142 10 months ago

Ah I love Tracey. My body was feeling like crap after being abroad for a few days and this intermediate class sorted it right out. Cheers.

Thanks for the fun class
Tracey Newton 11 months ago

Thanks for the fun class Tracey, great transitions and loved the circular flow. This is now one of my favourites

Sa-Weet Session
stuessy 12 months ago

This is one of the best sessions on this website. Great flow that digs in one layer at a time. Thank you, Tracey.

Pinch in low back
ama1031 1 year ago

I loved this class and appreciated all the openness it had. I have a question since it happens often with my low back sciatica and arthritis, do you have any suggestions on how to manage not having low back pinch in back bends? I try and tuck my pelvis under towards the front, but it still is problematic. I know low back and hip flexors are really tight, so any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Just What I Needed!
KateMann86 1 year ago

Thanks Tracey for such a nice sequence, I'm feeling a bit under the weather and really needed some yoga to get me active, but still calming and not too intense. Really appreciated!