Theme: Yoga Sutra 2.17
Peak Āsana: Karṇapīḍāsana
Duration: 90 minutes
Level: All levels
Mantra: Aham Prema
"All Roads to and from Virasana"
This hatha yoga practice invigorates the body through deep active holds and dynamic movement involving full hip opening in preparation for a backbend extravaganza! Meant to make your legs and hips feel open and awake and your spine more supple this practice is simple and effective. All levels app...
Natarajāsana and Walking Uṣṭrāsana
This 90 minute deeper practice builds towards Natarajāsana and Walking Uṣṭrāsana and ends with prāṇāyāma and meditation. An all levels practice with various options. As always listen to your body and be guided by your breath!
Experience the power of self expression and clear communication through this throat chakra practice. This class involves chanting, specific bandha work and pranayama, spinal extension and a supported inversion to nourish and bring awareness to Viśuddha chakra.
Part 3 of the Journey through the Chakras series: Manipura Chakra
This 80 minute practice is centered around stabilizing and balancing the Svādhiṣṭhāna Chakra. Expect fluid flow and hip and thigh opening, arm balances, a yin finish and quiet introspection on what brings you joy and sparks creativity in your life.
This 70 minute practice is centered around stabilizing and balancing the Mūlādhāra Chakra. Expect strong and slow standing postures, forward folds, a yin finish and quiet introspection on what sustains and supports you.
Bhumi Namaskar practice
Theme: Yoga Sutra 2.8
“You can’t get there by going around it…you have to go through”
Duration: 80 minutes
Peak Āsana: Bhumi Namaskar (Earth Salutation) and Paschimottonasana krama.
LOKA BHI RAMAM SRI RAMA
BHUYO BHUYO NAMAMYAHAM
Invigorate your morning or afternoon slump with this 35 minute well rounded practice of namaskar, standing poses, backbends, hips, twists, inversion and rest
No mud no lotus
75 minute intermediate practice focused on the actions in the legs, hips and spine to prepare for padmāsana and variations
Relax in the squeeze
Work towards the shoulder pressing pose (bhujapidāsana) in this 60 minute mildly paced practiced ending with a divine love meditation.
This video is the 6th installment in the Journey through the chakra series focused on the third eye or "Ājñā Chakra" - expect space for breath, less cueing in asana so you can follow your intuitive process, pranayama to soothe the brain and meditation to connect with the seat of wisdom. A simple ...
This 80 minute practice involves side body opening and time upside down to enhance flow in the "communication channels" or primary nadis (ida, pingala, sushumna) of the body culminating in ample time in a Mudrā guided meditation and pranayama practice. The crown chakra- Sahasrāra chakra or the in...
Humble, slow and embracing
At the core what we value most in a teacher is humility. Take that to heart and on to your mat. Be kind, observant and honest with your body, your breath, your aim. Moving within wide legged folds, meditative asana like padmasana and maha bandha we end this practice with meditation on the breath.
Vinyasas to prepare for kapotasana preparation (don't worry we don't actually do the full asana yet!) Intelligently invigorating and centering practice ending with chanting in Shavasana
Less Haste More Space Flow
This slow and intentional hatha practice is focused on removing the obstacle of pramāda (carelessness, haste) in the yoga practice. Slow and strong this practice crescendos with time in stillness.
30 minute hips: "around the world" mobility
This 30 minute sequence (all on the floor) moves the hips through active mobility ranges for increased stability and grounding. A great practice anytime, this sequence couples internal and external rotation, hip extension and flexion to feel the full range of mobility potential in your body!
Baddha Pādmāsana & Yoga Mūdra
Find the bind in baddha padmasana with the use of a strap and smooth breathing
The Great Sages- Vasiṣṭhāsana & Viśvāmitrāsana
This 75 minute active hatha class builds from the ground up. A well-rounded class with building towards side arm balances- Vasiṣṭhāsana & Viśvāmitrāsana
This 75 minute practice focuses on the heart chakra. Expect a series of chest opening and spinal extension, mantra and meditation with expansive breathing. A personal favorite!
Intimacy with what is
Yoga sutra 2.32 reminds us of the personal observances- how we treat ourselves. Of course this is reflected in how we treat others! Yama and Niyama are the foundation of yoga. They are the foundation of a life well lived and observed and gratefully steeped. Find out more in this all levels practi...
"where's your head?"
Where's your head? How does that inform your heart?
Focusing on the spine and neck alignment and blending side body and heart opening with strength and an alignment based flow this practice hits all the right notes. Ending as always with pranayama and meditation this is your Deep(er) practice fo...
Eka Pāda Rājakapotāsana
A solid 60 minutes of āsana focusing on hip mobility (not just flexibility!) to enter the one legged king pigeon pose and variations. This practice ends with 20 minutes of a guided relaxation/meditation for rejuvenation and calm.
Bharadvājāsana and Parivṛtta halāsana
yoga sutra discussion, chanting and challenging hatha flow to Bharadvājāsana and Parivṛtta halāsana
Theme: Yoga sutra 2.22
Peak Āsana: Bharadvājāsana and Parivṛtta halāsana
Duration: 80 minutes
Radhe Radhe Radhe Shyam
Govinda Radhe Jai Shri Radhe
Govinda Radhe Radhe Shyam
Gopala Radhe Radhe