This Short Course for practice during Covid Recovery is note suitable for absolute beginners (especially the ‘inverted/ upside down’ positions should be skipped in case you are actually in the Covid recovery stage, and have never pracitced inversions). Even though explanations and demonstrations are clearly given, it assumes basic knowledge of Asana positions, use of props, and ability to hold positions for extended periods of time.
For our free resources on Covid Recovery that Beginners can use.
All sessions in this Short Course are based on the Program developed by IY (UK) Therapy Committee. The program itself was developed in consultation with Senior teachers in the Iyengar tradition around the world, and also based on the therapy work based on developed by shri BKS Iyengar.
The entire sequence is divided into 14 categories. In our recording, we have broken the full practice into multiple parts for practical reasons. The complete sequence is listed separately for reference.
Positions are shown using the prop arrangements in the published sequence. For home practice, household object and furniture can be used to adapt the positions, even if the exact props are not available.
Part: Prone and Supported standing Asanas. Preceded by a short segment of preparatory work that is not part of the original sequence, it is given here for healthy practitioners to gain a better understanding of how our body position effects our breathing.
Part 2: supported seated positions