The roles of the lower belly (water element) and upper abdomen (fire element) in twisting poses.
Poses the strengthen the shoulders and prepare the body for headstand.
From Patanjali's Yoga Sutra 2.46, yoga posture should be stable and comfortable, this sequence will show you how to practice with stability and ease.
I attend Cheryl's class regularly and feel that my practice has improved immensely over the past few years due to her expert coaching. Her teaching style is clear and compassionate and her previous experience in teaching adults is evident in her organized approach and easy to understand instructions. I also appreciate that Cheryl not only teaches us about how to correctly position ourselves, but also touches on many aspects of yoga philosophy, which in turn has deepened my personal practice and heightened my awareness of the connection between mind and body, breath and relaxation.