Gomukhasana, or Happy Cow Face Pose is a hip-opener which can be too intense for people with knee issues, so please listen to your body! It is also an intense shoulder opener, and you might like to have a strap or towel handy. Nothing should hurt. If you can't breathe deeply, you've gone too far!
So much of our stress sits in our chest and shoulders. Grab a strap (a towel or tie will work!) and take time to confront and release the tension. If you spend a lot of time on your phone or computer this class is especially great for you. Namaste yogis!
All kinds of Archer's Pose and Gate pose variations, lots of shoulder, upper back and side-body opening, love for your quadriceps, hips and hamstrings, cow face pose and a fun flow where you can play with flying pigeon and funky forearm stand variations. Enjoy, yogis!
Explore your perceived limitations in this challenging practice! There are lots of heat building poses and playful arm balances and inversions. We move into advanced variations, but there is never pressure to do it all unless it feels right for you. Approach your practice with an open heart and a sense of wonder! Namaste!
A prenatal yoga class that connects you to your breath in order to get deep into a stiff neck, tight shoulders, chest and upper back. Perfect for early in the morning or after a long day before you head off to bed. Great at any stage of pregnancy.
We start this practice on our backs with gentle core strengthening and poses to warm up the hips. On the hands and knees we loosen up the spine, then move to downward facing dog and into standing poses. Peak poses are Eagle pose on our backs and feet, and we even play with it in handstand and shoulder stand! Enjoy, Lauren
Take a conscious counter-pose to your daily life of hunching over smartphones, keyboards and steering wheels with an open-hearted stance with your shoulders on your back. A selection of special Kundalini Kriyas awakens the spine, bandhas and navel center are activated to support you in every move you make. Cultivate strength and stability through the legs and side-body in the flow of standing postures, winding down into the ground through the crown to rise up into headstand, possibly transitioning into an arm-balance variation.
Grab a strap (a towel or tie will work!) and wake up areas that may feel dormant from hours of sitting and slouching. As we awaken the physical body, the subtle body will start to feel the shift as prana flows more freely when the heart is open!
Give your shoulders and hamstrings some love in this dynamic flow practice! We build heat with sun salutations and focus on releasing tension in the upper back, neck, shoulders, legs and hamstrings. Standing balancing poses and core work are mixed in to build strength. Finishing stretches prepare you for a sweet and relaxing savasana!