In this Pose of the Week, Darren Rhodes demonstrates Compass Pose or Parivrtta Surya Yantrasana. This challenging pose is a great hip-opener, sidebend and twist. It is also an intense hamstring stretch and shoulder opener. If your hamstrings are tight, we encourage you to have a slight bend in the knee or to use a strap.
Love the pace and the steady unfolding–such full use of YogaGlo ‘s versatility in combination with your classes here. With this and also many release and/or balance poses, I am so tempted in home practice to start on the “has further to go ” side and then do it again afterwards. May have more disparity than typical? Once heard traditional is don’t go beyond your more challenged side. Would love to hear your recommendations on this, re “Practice is a Gift,” “Challenge,” & your other YG classes, the gifts that keep on giving.