Kula Flow: The Pigeons of Kings County

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Kevin Bigger

e-ryt 500 yoga teacher and teacher trainer based in brooklyn, ny.  i started practicing yoga up in boston in my late teens, immediately after a period of massive (less than healthy) weight loss, and just before...
(suggested props: two blocks, a blanket, and a strap)

This class is a meandering yet methodical journey towards eka pada rajakapotasana (one leg king pigeon pose). Exercises that release the front of the hip and others that create stability and width in the spinal muscles are sprinkled throughout, so that the back is prepared to explore this deep backbend towards the end of 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.