Kula Flow: Preparing The Arms & Upper Back For Inversions

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Nikki Vilella

After moving to Tribeca over two decades ago, I stumbled upon a premie Kula on the way to the train. I went, was hands down hooked by the first hip opener, and the rest is history. I started teaching at Kula in 2...
(Suggested props: 1 strap, 2-3 blocks. If you happen to have a sand bag, a bolster and/or a blanket grab them, if you don't you can modify and work without).

The arms need specific things to train the shoulders and upper back for different inversions and backbends. Explore them in this class! 

(Int/Adv) Kula Flow is vinyasa (or flow) style yoga with an emphasis on creativity and alignment. Classes are inventive and thoughtful sequences of sun salutations, standing & seated postures, back bending, and inversions—guided by a steady breath to tone and calm the mind. Most teachers also use bandha work to open and strengthen the inner body. (Classes differ in tone and vigor depending on the teacher, so if you have special needs/interests please contact [email protected]) For students with a regular yoga practice.