• Detox Sequence

    21. November 2022 Svenja

    written by Chiara Travisi and illustrated by Svenja Karstens The first part of the sequence is composed by standing asanas.In the variations of standing asanas that Chiara propose here, the bolster is employed in order to massage the kidneys, adrenals and posterior diaphragmatic area, while creating length and wideness in the stomach, liver and front…

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  • 28 Sequence for anxiety

    15. July 2022 Svenja

    A sequence from the book “Yoga The Path to Holistic Health” written by B.K.S.Iyengar. TadasanaUrdhva HastasanaUttanasana- head supportedPrasarita PadottanasanaAdho Mukha Svanasana – head supported on block, hands elevated on blocksAdho Mukha Svanasana – head supported on bolsterSalamba SirsasanaUttanasana – head supportedTrikonasanaArdha ChandrasanaViparita Dandasana – with a chair, head supported with bolster and feet elevatedViparita Dandasana…

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  • 27 Sequence to relieve cervical pain

    28. March 2022 Svenja

    A sequence from the book “Yoga The Path to Holistic Health” written by B.K.S.Iyengar. A sequence that helps with pain in the arms, neck, headaches and dizziness,due to wear and tear of the joints between the neck and cervical vertebrae. If you would like to support my work, I am thankful for your donation.

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  • 26 COVID 19 RECOVERY

    21. March 2022 Svenja

    A SUGGESTED YOGA PROGRAMMECompiled by Iyengar Yoga (UK) Therapy Committee.“Wherever space and stillness is created, prana flows.”BKS IYENGARCovid-19 is a highly infectious disease caused by the coronavirus. Most people infected will experience a mild to moderate respiratory illness, whilst others will show no symptoms at all. However for some the effects are severe and longer…

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  • 25 Compassion Practice

    14. March 2022 Svenja

    This is a part of a compassion yogapractice and yogasequence inspired by Chiara Travisi from the Iyengar Yoga Institute Milano.She shares her practice and shows how we can train compassion, benevolence, love and empathy.You can see a part of the practice to release the brain by elongating the back of the skull and by pressing…

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  • 24 Anxiety Relief: An Iyengar Yoga Sequence For Relieving Stress by Marla Apt

    28. February 2022 Svenja

    Marla Apt, a senior-level Iyengar yoga instructor, based in Los Angeles, who has been involved with medical research studies at UCLA on yoga for depression, anxiety and IBS and created the first yoga therapy content to be incorporated into the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine’s curriculum, shares this asana sequence for potentially bringing relief…

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  • 23 Menstruation sensitive back

    14. February 2022 Svenja

    TrikonasanaArdha ChandrasanaUtthita Parsva Hasta Padangusthasana with chairSupta Padangusthasana II supportedSvastikasanaParvatasana in SvastikasanaParsva SvastikasanaParsva Adho Mukha Svastikasana with chairVirasanaParvatasana in VirasanaParsva VirasanaParsva Adho Mukha Virasana with chairBaddha KonasanaUpavistha KonasanaSetubandha Sarvangasana supportedSavasana If you would like to support my work, I am thankful for your donation.

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  • 22 Menstruation cramps

    7. February 2022 Svenja

    Supta Baddha Konasana supportedSupta Virasana supportedSupta Svastikasana supportedMatsyasana supportedSupta Padangusthasana II supportedUtthita Parsva Hasta Padangusthasana with chairTrikonasanaArdha ChandrasanaUpavistha KonasanaParsva Adho Mukha Upavistha KonasanaAdho Mukha Upavistha KonasanaBaddha KonasanaViparita Dandasana supportedSetubandha Sarvangasana supportedSavasana If you would like to support my work, I am thankful for your donation.

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  • 21 Flat foot

    17. January 2022 Svenja

    A sequence from the book “Light on Yoga” written by B.K.S.Iyengar. TadasanaVrksasanaTrikonasanaParivrtta TrikonasanaParsvakonasanaParivrtta ParsvakonasanaVirabhadrasana IVirabhadrasana IIVirabhadrasana IIIArdha ChandrasanaUtthita PadangusthasanaParsvottanasanaPrasarita Padottanasana I and IIParighasanaUstrasanaUtkatasanaPadangusthasanaPadahastasanaUttanasanaSirsasanaSarvangasanaVirasanaSupta VirasanaParyankasanaBhekasanaSupta BhekasanaTriang Mukhaikapada PaschimottanasanaKrounchasanaBaddha PadmasanaBaddha KonasanaMulabandhasanaSupta Padangusthasana I, II, IIIGomukhasanaYogadandasanaVamadevasana I and IIGherandasana ISavasana If you would like to support my work, I am thankful for your donation.

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  • 20 Sciatica

    10. January 2022 Svenja

    A sequence from the book “Yoga The Path to Holistic Health” written by B.K.S.Iyengar. Supta Padangusthasana ISupta Padangusthasana IIBaddha KonasanaUpavistha KonasanaUtthita TrikonasanaUtthita ParsvakonasanaArdha ChandrasanaBharadvajasana I with chairUtthita Marichyasana I with chair or barstoolUstrasana with chairViparita Dandasana with chair, head supported and feet supported at wallSirsasanaSarvangasana with chairSetubandha Sarvangasana with bolsterSavasana A sequence from the book…

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