1. Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana Modification (Half Bound Lotus Forward Fold Posture)

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    from David Garrigues Ashtanga Yoga Added 35 1 0

    It is necessary to be careful never to strain your knees when working with any of the variations of the half lotus position. And thus here I offer you two deceptively simple modifications for Half…

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    • Parsvottanasana Modification (Intense Side Stretch Posture)

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      from David Garrigues Ashtanga Yoga Added 19 1 0

      Move into position by coming all the way to the destination with a confident, speedy move. Reach outwards through the spine from pelvis through head, skillfully come forward stabilizing the legs and…

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      • Upa Vista Konasana Modification (Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend Posture)

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        from David Garrigues Ashtanga Yoga Added 19 1 0

        Modify this posture by placing a supportive blanket under hips so that you can experience the proper forward tilt of the pelvis as you come into the position. Also if your head cannot come to the…

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        • Janusirsasana A Modification (Head to Knee Posture)

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          from David Garrigues Ashtanga Yoga Added 24 1 0

          Head to Knee pose or Janu Sirsasana A is one of the most classic and foundational seated asana's because nearly anyone can make a try at it, and it effectively combines both hip opening and forward…

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          • Janusirsasana B Modification (Head to Knee B Posture)

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            from David Garrigues Ashtanga Yoga Added 29 1 0

            The crux of the Janu B position is to properly and comfortably sit on the heel before bending forward. I provide instructions and modifications for placing the center of the pelvic floor on the…

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            • Supta Padangushthasana (Supine Big Toe Posture)

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              from David Garrigues Ashtanga Yoga Added 18 1 0

              The basic instructions for this difficult posture include keeping the legs as straight as possible as you work-even if this means using a strap. Be sure to ground the 'down' leg and to…

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              • Prasarita Padottanasana Modification (Wide Leg Forward Fold Posture)

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                from David Garrigues Ashtanga Yoga Added 31 1 0

                In order to obtain maximum benefit from this essential asana make sure your stance is generously wide and bring your head all the way down to ground between your feet. Use a block under your head…

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                • Pashcimottanasana Modification (Seated Forward Bend Posture)

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                  from David Garrigues Ashtanga Yoga Added 24 1 0

                  first this video highlights the importance of the halfway position that sets up the fold into the position proper. This half way position is part of the vinyasa sequencing that makes up the primary…

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                  • Janusirsasana C Modification (Head to Knee C Posture)

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                    from David Garrigues Ashtanga Yoga Added 30 1 0

                    You may have found that there appears to be very little connection between Head to Knee C Pose (Janusirsasana C) and its brothers A and B or that proficiency in A and B don't necessarily lead…

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                    • Kurrmasana Modifications (Tortoise Posture)

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                      from David Garrigues Ashtanga Yoga Added 59 1 0

                      Kurmasana, Tortoise Posture, is one of the crux poses of the primary series, each asana that comes before is preparing for this challenging section of the sequence. This posture has two parts, the…

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