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Parivrtta Utkatasana - Revolved Chair

ALIGNMENT

From Utkatasana, feet together, bring your hands to prayer position in front of your heart centre.

Inhale, lengthen through your spine, exhale, twist to your right from the waist, place your left elbow outside your right knee.

Press your hands together, broaden through the collarbone, stack your shoulders, open your chest to the right, forearms stacked, bottom waist rolls forward, top waist rolls back.

Lengthen through your spine to the tip of your crown, gaze forward or over your right shoulder.

Parivrtta Ashta Chandrasana A - Revolved Eight Crescent Moon A

ALIGNMENT

From Adho Mukha Svanasana, inhale, step your right foot between your hands, exhale here.

Ground your left hand to the left of your right foot, place your right hand on your right knee.

Inhale, lengthen through the spine, exhale, twist to the right from the waist, reach your right arm up high, palm facing right.

Broaden through the collarbones, stack your shoulders, bottom waist rolls forward, top waist rolls back, gaze to your right or to your right fingertips.

Parivrtta Ashta Chandrasana B - Revolved Eight Crescent Moon B

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ALIGNMENT

From Adho Mukha Svanasana, inhale, step your right foot between your hands, exhale here.

Inhale, press into your feet to come up, lengthen through your spine, bring your hands to prayer position. Exhale, twist to the right from the waist, hinge forward and place your left elbow outside your right knee.

Press out through your left heel to firm your back leg, hug your outer hips to the midline.

Press your hands together, stack your shoulders, open your chest to the right, bottom waist rolls forward, top waist rolls back, gaze forward or over your right shoulder.

Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana - Revolved Half Moon

ALIGNMENT

From Virabhadrasana I, inhale, reach your left arm high, palm facing right, lengthen up through your spine.

Exhale, twist to your right from the waist, reach your left hand to the big toe side of your right foot, a foot forward, on a brick, or the ground. At the same time float your left leg up parallel to the ground, toes facing down, press out through the heel, roll the inner thigh of your left leg up.

Reach your right arm up high, palm facing right, stack your shoulders. Bottom waist rolls forward, top waist rolls back, lengthen from the heel of your lifted leg to the tip of your crown, gaze forward or to your right fingertips.

Parivrtta Parsvakonasana - Revolved Side Angle

ALIGNMENT

From Virabhadrasana I, press your right thumb into your right hip crease to guide the hip back, inhale, reach your left arm high and lengthen through the spine.

Exhale, hinge forward from the hip joint and twist to the right from the waist, hug your right hip to the midline, hips level, right hip draws back, left hip draws forward.

Place your left hand outside your right foot, on a brick, or the ground, extend your right arm up palm facing forward, reach your arm along you ear.

Bottom waist rolls forward, top waist rolls back, gaze under your upper arm.