Find your center, lengthen your spine, and look for Tadasana as you breathe. Make sure the thighs are engaged, and that the shin bones are moving away from the floor. Learn how to protect your wrists and strengthen your core. Don't forget to breathe.
When it comes to learning something new, nothing is more valuable than mastering the basics. This practice will move you slowly through several of yoga's foundational poses, taking time to let you absorb the mechanics and feeling of each posture and transition. Whether you're brand new to yoga or a long-time practitioner, you can always benefit by spending a little time on the basics. Good luck... and enjoy your practice!
Short, efficient and to the point! This quick sequence will make you sweat and prepare your body for inversions! Inversions Conditioning: Crescent Pose twists holding a block, Dolphin with alternating leg lifts or holding Pincha, Alternating leg lifts, Burpees, Forearm plank with Serratus Push-ups, Handstand Kicks. 4 rounds of 30 seconds each with a 10 second break between poses!
Like it or not, we all have wounds, and the less we pay attention to them, the more they tend to get the best of us. Let this practice help you take ownership of your own healing first by noticing what's there, and then working through it with patience, determination and creativity.
In this energetic flow we work out our wild side through challenging poses while focusing on the breath to cleanse and rejuvenate the body and mind. Although we are flowing through a strong class that will get you ready for your savasana meditation, you should actually leave this class feeling lighter and more energetic, and ready to take on the day! Enjoy, Yogis!
Purify & Strengthen in this powerful heat building core flow! A good dose of sun salutations warm up the body, and boat pose and plank fire up the abdominals early in the practice. A sequence of balancing poses and twists help to build even more heat. Powerful core work is woven in throughout the flow. Balance everything out with a few backbends and hip opening! Enjoy Yogis!
Our second session in the Kids' Yoga course. One of the main concepts when we practice yoga is that we inhale when we expand, and exhale when we contract. We play with that idea throughout this practice, which includes sun salutes, warrior 3, backbends, and hip and hamstring openers. Your little is going to feel really good after this!
Get ready to build strength and open your chest and breath in this challenging session. From plank to cobra, high lunge into a twisting version, you will be amazed by what you can do with consistent practice. Be sure to check out the "A" side for modifications that make these challenging poses accessible. Play with different versions for variety to keep it fresh and fun. Remember you can literally press pause and rewind to make this practice exactly the pace that works for you!
This tutorial is chock full of options to help you find the right version of some of the most challenging poses in this course. The key to building strength and stamina is taking consistent steps and moving methodically over time. From plank to pushups, from high lunge twist to cobra, this practice may be the one where you play with the most variety. The pose modifications take you from safe & simple to strength & stamina. Know that each version of each pose has its own benefits. Find the one that works for you today and return to this session to re-mind yourself of options and variety as your energy and stamina ebb and flow. After this, be sure to reward yourself with Session 6 restoratives!