Cultivate deep stillness within and physical strength in this Fly Strong class. Use the breath to uncover a meditative space within while flowing through postures to create an awareness of the physical body. We practice crescent and warrior poses as well as eagle pose, crow, baby crow, handstand and more. We spend some time opening the hips, hamstrings and quadriceps and move into a deep, relaxing savasana! Enjoy Yogis!
Directing your energy is key if you want to be present for yourself and the people in your life, and also if you want to get things done! Use the focal points in your physical practice to train your mind to do one thing at a time, so the next time you cross paths with a "hater", you don't get sidelined for long!
Staying strong and letting go: We play with structure and softness as we work to target different places in the hips and shoulders. A strong flow builds heat, and we target both the hips and shoulders with different arm variations in humble warrior, along with some hip-opening side plank variations. We work the core throughout our flow with some Koundinyasana prep work and Dolphin plank, and then (in case you didn't get enough) there's more time for your core once we hit the floor. As usual, there's always time for backbending, and there's plenty of time to let the hips release in Lizard and your choice of Pigeon. Forward folds close it out before a good, long Savasana.
Find the sweet spot between effort & surrender in this Fly Strong Flow practice. We explore anjaneyasana, triangle, half moon, crow pose and more. Learn how to move from tripod headstand into crow pose. Challenge the body in crescent twist and bound side angle pose. Experience deep hip release in lizard & pigeon pose. Time to play upside down is given, and we work our way into a deep & relaxing Savasana!
This energizing flow prepares the body for Visvamitrasana - a pose dedicated to the Sage Visvamitra. This basis for this pose is side plank with one leg in a deep hip opener and spine into a twist! It's a rather complex pose but we will move through a series of asanas to warm you up and help you balance. A great practice for building strength in the upper body while opening up the shoulders. Enjoy!
Series A and Series C nice and easy to build some heat. Variations that open the shoulders and upper back, some sweet twists, a backbend (restorative or active) and then super-deep hip and hamstring opening including monkey pose, half frog, reclined hero pose, and double pigeon.
Hamstrings, hips, shoulders, twists, inversions and blanket abs! A little conversation about how to connect the spiritual aspects of the practice with the physical part, and how sometimes we really need to unlearn and relearn!
If this one doesn't make you sweat, nothing will. Keep breathing through a non-stop, sweaty, energetic flow that's spiked with some good old-fashioned core strengthening. We build heat as we flow through Humble Warrior, Warrior II, and Extended Side Angle, getting us deep into the hips and shoulders. Then we go deeper into the shoulders with Dolphin Plank, Dolphin, Bound Side Angle, and Side Plank. There's also time for standing balance with Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon) and some fun with arm balances, including options for Bakasana, Bhujapidasana, and Tittibhasana. A luxurious hold in single pigeon, and of course some time for backbending, should leave you feeling wrung out and like you left it all (sweat included) on the mat.
This hip opening and core focused flow gets us ready for flight with some Surya A's, creative abdominal work and shoulder openers. We then move on to Dancing Warrior, Tuck Handstands, Flip Dog, Crow to Tripod Headstand, Lizard, Malasana and Malasana Variations to further open our hips, Firefly to Crow, Jumping straight into Shoulder Pressing Pose from down dog and much much more!
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!