This class offers an accessible approach to the most basic arm balances. While designed for a mixed level group, it would also work for a class of strong beginners.
malasana twist, one arm inside knee, other arm lifted.
turn toes out, hips side to side
Easy lunge w/ twist
gecko lunge (hands inside knee, elbows bend)
hip opening vasisthasana variation
2 Sun Salutes
reverse warrior → humble warrior (hands clasped, bow inside knee)
Side Angle, hand inside
gecko, shoulder behind knee
eka hasta bhujasana
(astavakrasana → crow → astavakrasana variation as an option for more advanced students)
upavista konasana side stretches
upavista konasana fold through center
supported bridge pose
reclined twist w/ knees wide