|Truth is, that 'baddha eka pada kapotasana' above was a lot of fun to play with at the time, my point is though that we don't need to go any further than, say, dandasana to explore a deep, proficient, indeed 'advanced' (whatever that means) practice.|
One or more Optional Asymmetric asana approached as mudra
3. Maha Mudra
5. Padma Mayurasana (optional )
Or Vajrasana with stomach lock.
Dwi pada pitam
7. Bhujamgi mudra
9. Baddha Konasana - 6, 12, 24 breaths
10. Yoga Mudra
Some tadasana options below for slowing the breath, we might do less or more of these variations.(the full forty minute tadasana sequence is on my YouTube channel).
Ramaswami tends to teach shoulderstand/sirsasana by beginning with a few preparatory asana, followed by a five minute shoulderstand with no variations, a counter posture, then our sirsasana ,the first five minutes without any variations perhaps, then another shoulderstand, this time perhaps with variations.
This approach could of course be simplified.
Any preferred approach to our Sit might be considered however but ideally perhaps working towards one pointedness.