absolute beginners series: Curriculum

W e e k   O n e :  P u l s a t i o  n   a n d   B r e a t h

  • Breath instruction
  • Proper placement and foundation
  • Keeping muscles toned while stretching
  • Creating length and organic extension
  • How to use props and wall
  • Introduction to Savasana

W e e k   T w o :  C o w  /C a t   T i l t  –  P  e  l v  i c  A l i g  n  m  e  n  t

  • Intro to Vinyasa
  • Intro to Ujaii breath
  • Intro to OM
  • Protecting the lower back in all poses
  • Continuation of proper placement and foundation

W e e k   T h r e e :  S h o  u l d e r s  a n  d   U  p  p  e  r   B  o  d  y

  • Basic shoulder alignment and integration
  • Opening the chest and melting the heart
  • Rotations of the arms
  • Introduce L-Shape handstand at the wall
  • Continuation of proper placement and foundation

W e e k   F o u r :  L o  w  e r   B o  d y

  • Hyperextension prevention in the legs
  • Protecting knees
  • Continuation of proper lower back alignment, especially prop usage for seated postures
  • Continuation of proper placement and foundation

W e e k   F i v e :  R e f i n e m  e n t s  &   A  s a n  a  C a t e g o r y   F o c u s

  • Moving from the back body, keeping waistline full
  • Keeping the throat back, head and neck placement
  • Continuation of proper placement and foundation
  • Review and put it all together

W e e k   S i x :   A s a n a   C a t e g o r y   F o c u s

  • Standing poses
  • Inversions
  • Sun salutations
  • Seated Poses & Hip openers
  • Back bends

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