Twists can increase the pumping action of your body, stimulate your abdominal organs, strengthen your back and abdominal muscles and are great for your digestive system.

Recommended props: 2 blocks

This class is slow paced with a lot of attention paid to setting up the poses which makes it feel more like a Level 1/2 and also doesn't give it a sense of flow. It's also very light on the vinyasas, which you can work around if you wanted and add them in yourself. I like the teacher's voice and cues, but just found it a little too slow going. She also doesn't really tell you ahead of time what poses you're working toward which is frustrating if you're a more seasoned student and don't need the step by step set up.

Jennifer S.

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Twisted triangle and twisted warrior 3 are challenging poses for my body, so this was a helpful practice. My only feedback would be to make it a full hour and do more warmup twists and/or IT stretches before twisted triangle.

Heather W.

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Good class to do early in the morning before heading out to work - I always love a good twist. Thank you.

Dominique R.

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After waking up stressed from a bad night's sleep, this class helped tremendously with unwinding knots and lightening my body. I feel ready to start my day!

Bianca G.

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I enjoyed this class and Lakshmi precise and well paced teaching. I only have one comment about the fact that most of her attention and direction was for the 'models' in the class. I would prefer to hear her talk to me/us rather than point at the people in the video and refer to what they're doing so much. Other than that I thought this was a well balanced practice (I added a couple of back bends a the end myself)

Patrizia M.

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Love your teaching style, and now that I do not live near the Walnut Creek studio I really look forward to taking your classes online. Please do more online videos.

Annetta M.

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This is definitely a level 1 video! Pretty disappointed, had to stop mid class...

Jeanne T.

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This practice helped to open up my spine and strengthen my abs. Instructions were clear enough that I did not need to look up at video too many times. Would have preferred to add 5min to my practice to include a guided centering in beginning of video.

Ghazaleh R.

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*So* thrilled to have Lakshmi join your instructors online! I always feel lucky to catch her classes at the WC studios and leave feeling amazing and like Ive learned something. This is almost the same!

Laura D.

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