Svelte combines many aspects of dance, fitness, pilates and yoga. It's instructed to firm, lift, and tighten your best assets while restoring the congested areas and improving your posture. Now let's plié and relevé our way to happiness.
Find grounding and connection with your breath and positive intent. From there enjoy a gentle warm up, a crescent/warrior 2/reverse triangle flow, followed by heart opening in camel and reverse table top, as well as hip opening in sukhasana. The session ends with virasana, happy baby pose, fish pose, spinal twists and savasana. xo! Josie
This series of stretches and small movements are focused on warming up your shoulders and upper back, as well as preparing your mid to lower back through a series of twists. A great warm-up before jumping into a flow.
Dig a little deeper into your shoulders, hips and core to learn how to take your crow pose to the next level. This practice is designed for practitioners of all levels, and offers challenges that you can come back to again and again to help build strength, mobility and overall body awareness. Enjoy!
In this short session we engage in quick bursts of energy to strengthen and build heat, followed by intermittent rests to recover. This concentrated practice demands focus and mental flexibility (since it's shorter, there's less time to build heat, so be sure to listen to your body if something feels like too much!). Great for a day when you need a short strong practice.
Our adductors and abductors are extremely important yet often overlooked muscles. In this short flow we move through a series of exercises designed to activate and strengthen them. This is a great warm-up for a longer balance-oriented class or simply a great way to loosen up quickly.
This class is aimed at getting your heart pumping while also strengthening and preparing your body for inversions! What you can expect: Wrists and shoulder warmup. Squats while holding a block overhead, V-ups, Tuck Handstand three variations to choose from, sit-ups, jumping into Straddle handstands, Straddle Lifts, Handstand Hop Switches.