Primary can be practiced so lala. It's also possible to make this first Ashtanga series really challenging. It can be dressed up to an exercise de luxe.
- To be able to practice the vinyasas comme il faut can be a challenge for years. I learned that one jumps back without bringing the legs in position. Example: When practicing marichyasana B, that's the starting point. The body is lifted up that way. It's not that one stretches the legs forward first to make it "easy".
- One can try to bring the chin to the floor instead of the front when practicing bhuja pidasana.
- It's possible to integrate handstand, after the standing sequences i.e. or after supta. kurmasana.
- Having an even, focused practice can be another challenge.
- Respecting the correct vinyasa counts can be another aspect that can keep primary interesting.
- I usually focus on urdhva dhanurasana at the end (posts will follow).
I watched youtube videos yesterday. It's a time-consuming fun. But from time to time I find a raisin. Yesterday I stumbled upon the videos of Maria Villella. Her videos are very analytic and helpful (see above).
Time to step on my mat. The second series is on the schedule. Hahahaha.
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