Rocket Yoga is a style of yoga that is based on the Ashtanga Yoga method, but with modifications and variations that make it more accessible to a wider range of practitioners. It is known for its energetic and dynamic flow, and is often considered a more challenging form of yoga. The practice is designed to build strength, flexibility, and focus, and is often used as a way to build heat in the body, which can help to detoxify and energize the body. The sequences of Rocket Yoga are usually taught in a specific order, and are designed to be accessible to both beginners and more experienced practitioners.
Rocket yoga sequences
Rocket Yoga sequences are typically composed of a combination of postures from the Ashtanga Yoga method, as well as variations and modifications that are specific to the Rocket Yoga style. The sequences are designed to build strength, flexibility, and focus, and are often used as a way to build heat in the body.
Here is an example of a basic Rocket Yoga sequence:
- Surya Namaskar A and B (Sun Salutations A and B)
- Standing Sequence: Tadasana (Mountain Pose), Utkatasana (Chair Pose), Virabhadrasana I (Warrior I), Virabhadrasana III (Warrior III)
- Sitting Sequence: Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend), Janu Sirsasana (Head-to-Knee Forward Bend), Marichyasana I (Sage Twist), Navasana (Boat Pose)
- Finishing Sequence: Urdhva Dhanurasana (Upward Bow/Wheel Pose), Salamba Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand), Halasana (Plow Pose), Setu Bandhasana (Bridge Pose), Matsyasana (Fish Pose), Savasana (Corpse Pose)
Note that Rocket Yoga sequences can vary depending on the teacher and the level of the class. It is important to listen to your body and practice at a level that is comfortable for you.