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Advance Your Practice: Parsva Bakasana

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Advance Your Practice: Parsva Bakasana

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Take your practice to the next level with our new offering of advanced classes. This new category will give you the tools you need to Advance Your Practice safely.

This tutorial with Mary Clare Sweet is a magical mix of strength, courage, and fun that twists you into this simple, yet challenging arm balance. Mary Clare gives you 3 solid strategies for adding this asana into your mat time.

Contraindications: Shoulder Injury


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Janekatm, posted on September 9, 2015

Thanks for the tips MC. I made progress on my weaker side with this x

yvescedano, posted on September 7, 2015

Excellent and straight forward instruction that got me off my feet, FINALLY with my head up! MC had me laughing out loud for this sweet practice. If you can make a yogi laugh you can make her do anything! Thank you so so much!


ziggyziggler, posted on July 6, 2015

Getting there. Still just trusting that my muscles will build strength and memory even if I don't get my feet all the way off the ground.

thewoodlandpixie, posted on July 5, 2015

Wonderful workshop, breaking down the components helped so much. I love the preliminary postures and how that leads into the more advanced pose.

ziggyziggler, posted on June 27, 2015

Getting closer. taking my body through as many of the motions as feels right and good to me. I like it.

maryclaresweet, posted on July 1, 2015

Good to hear that you are taking it at your own pace! Sending you love and light, mc

tranquilemotive, posted on June 26, 2015

Thank you MC for this guide - in the end I managed both variations!=)
You are my favorite yoga teacher - love your energy!)
Looking forward to new classes!)

maryclaresweet, posted on July 1, 2015

Great to hear! Sending you love, courage, and ease!! mc

lizll51, posted on June 22, 2015

Thanks, MC! I learned a lot watching this.

kerrymerrymac, posted on June 18, 2015

MC, your break-down & progression of the pose worked better for me than any I've encountered thus far and, for the first time, I was able to balance my thigh on just one arm. So much fun :) The "common pitfalls" + visualizations were extremely helpful. Many thanks for this.

maryclaresweet, posted on July 1, 2015

You are so welcome! Thank you for your feedback Kerry! I really love this pose and it was a blast to film. Sending you love! mc

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