“Vinyasa” means “a methodical progression from one point to another”, and when we say “vinyasa flow” we are describing the union of breath and movement from one pose to another. Our flow classes are sweaty, focused and fun. The emphasis on breath brings you into your body and connects you to something that’s happening in the present moment--your inhales and exhales, and all the other sensations that arise as you move and build heat, open, strengthen and stretch. Sensations don’t happen in the past or the future, they happen now. Welcome to your body!
Allow things to unfold however they will and see if you can open and receive things you never imagined. Join Kate for a flow that's full of twists and turns and sure to keep you on your toes (hands, head, haha). Just when you think you know what's coming...
If you have a lot of energy and you feel like playing, grab your mat! We're going deep into the hips and firing up the core so we can take our open hips for a wild ride. Think koundinyasana II, firefly pose, compass pose, tittibhasana and astavakrasana, with the option to add lotus legs to your tripod headstand or handstand. We have a subscriber in the house, so I wanted to make it extra special ;)
In this class we take flight in several different variations of Eagle pose! Don't worry we will warm up by moving through several creative Sun Salutations before we fly! This class is well-rounded and will certainly energize you inside and out! Shine on my fellow yogis:)
Join me and my friend Katrina for a private session (you're invited!). If you're in the mood for sweaty, intense and energizing, if you want to release your shoulders, the space across your chest, and your hamstrings, fire up your core, play with standing balance and extra backbends, and get some tips on your handstand practice, then this is for you!
Only have 20 minutes but still want the sweat, flow and energy of a longer class? This class gets it all in! Sun salutes, standing poses, arm strengtheners, twists, and CORE! WORK IT and then settle into a lovely hip opener on your back and a sweet savasana to rest.
This class has just enough movement to help you breathe through any stress that you need to rid yourself of so you can find your Groove! There are plenty of options to arm balance and get upside down if thats what you need. And of course we have some invigorating backbends and some juicy hip openers to make this a well rounded and super fun class!
Sacred Energy Arts Flow Classes are the culmination and evolution of over 30 years of Matthew’s extensive training in all of his practices and teachings. With similarities to a more traditional yoga flow class, you will discover the grace and power of the ancient martial arts practices; the balance, flexibility, and peace of Hatha yoga and the increased energy and awareness of the beautiful qigong (energy cultivation) exercises. Seamlessly moving from one discipline and expression to the next, these classes are the hallmark of Sacred Energy Arts.
Twists and creative sequencing lead the way as we breathe and sweat and target the hamstrings, shoulders and upper back. A strong core is the key to navigating the twists and turns, and a sense of humor helps with the challenging moments. Super fun, super vigorous.