Arm Balances

Arm balances are great for improving mental discipline, building upper body strength and developing core and bone strength. They can be a little intimidating if you’re a yoga newbie, but maintaining an open mind and a willingness to explore will help you eventually take flight. These classes will help you build up to the fullest expression of a variety of arm balancing poses. Classes are suitable for all levels. Enjoy your online yoga classes!

Evening Flow
Ali Owens | 75-90min

A mellow but invigorating evening practice. We will focus on lengthening…    more

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Ali Owens | 75-90min

A mellow but invigorating evening practice. We will focus on lengthening the hip flexors & hamstrings, working into deep hip openers. This practice incorporates arm balances and inversions w/ a long cool down & ending meditation. Zen.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Balanced Flow, Continuous Flow, Core Strengthening, Hamstrings, Hip Openers, Inversions, Relaxation

Style: Power Vinyasa

Balanced Flow
Jamie Horgan | 75min

This class is developed to balance your whole body through a…    more

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Jamie Horgan | 75min

This class is developed to balance your whole body through a variety of movements, arm strengthening and flexibility. OPTIONAL PROPS: 1 Block, 1 Strap, 1 Blanket

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Balanced Flow, Core Strengthening, Inversions

Style: Power Vinyasa

Open Your Heart
Ali Owens | 75min

This uplifting morning flow is the perfect way to start your…    more

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Ali Owens | 75min

This uplifting morning flow is the perfect way to start your day. We will focus on opening the chest, side body & shoulders to prepare you for backbends. Get ready to open your heart.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Backbends, Continuous Flow, Heart Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

Play! #2
Jamie Horgan | 75min

Have an open mind, playful attitude, and a willingness to try…    more

Play! #2
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Jamie Horgan | 75min

Have an open mind, playful attitude, and a willingness to try something new! Don't be afriad to challenge yourself and go outside of your comfort zone. This class will set you up to exceed your limits. PROPS: None necessary, but please use any that you wish!

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Continuous Flow, Core Strengthening, Hamstrings, Hip Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

Ease Into Your Evening
Jamie Horgan | 75min

In this practice we focus on the iliopsoas and quadriceps. …    more

Ease Into Your Evening
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Jamie Horgan | 75min

In this practice we focus on the iliopsoas and quadriceps. Expect a deep, slow, sweat-building flow incorporating arm balances and breathing. This practice is great for pregnant women as well. SUGGESTED PROPS: 2 Blocks, 1 Strap

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Hip Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

Chin Stand
Anne Spinner | 60min

This flow is fun and continuous! We strengthen the core and…    more

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Anne Spinner | 60min

This flow is fun and continuous! We strengthen the core and open the shoulders, ending up in chin stand (ganda bherundasana). SUGGESTED PROPS: 2 Blocks

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Backbends, Continuous Flow, Heart Openers, Inversions

Style: Power Vinyasa

Full Body Balanced Flow
Anne Spinner | 60min

This balanced practice offers a little of everything. Get your mind,…    more

Full Body Balanced Flow
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Anne Spinner | 60min

This balanced practice offers a little of everything. Get your mind, body, and spirit in line!

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Balanced Flow, Continuous Flow, Detoxifying, Hamstrings, Hip Openers, Inversions

Style: Power Vinyasa

Grounded Arms
Amy B. | 75min

Decisions = Destiny. Make daily decisions to go for it!…    more

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Amy B. | 75min

Decisions = Destiny. Make daily decisions to go for it! This practice will teach you a deeper understanding of the arms in Down Dog, Chaturanga, and Handstand. Physically challenging but fun, as the practice is very focused on learning. SUGGESTED PROPS: 1 Strap

Specific Focus: Arm Balances

Style: Power Vinyasa

Fun Fast Flow
Anne Spinner | 30min

This fast pace flow gets right down to business. Great…    more

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Anne Spinner | 30min

This fast pace flow gets right down to business. Great full body workout if you only have 30 minutes!

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Balanced Flow, Continuous Flow, Core Strengthening, Detoxifying, Hip Openers, Inversions

Style: Power Vinyasa

Wall Class for Length & Strength
Wendy Garafalo | 30min

Using Wendy's favorite prop, the wall, you'll create length and strength…    more

Wall Class for Length & Strength
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Wendy Garafalo | 30min

Using Wendy's favorite prop, the wall, you'll create length and strength and learn how to simplify complex poses. In this class Visvamitrasana is broken down and experienced using the wall. This arm balance opens the shoulders, hips and hamstrings. OPTIONAL PROPS: 1 Bolster

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Core Strengthening, Detoxifying, Hamstrings, Hip Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

Flying Pigeon
Ali Owens | 75min

A well rounded practice that leads you into eka pada rajakapotasana,…    more

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Ali Owens | 75min

A well rounded practice that leads you into eka pada rajakapotasana, flying pigeon. This flow opens up your hips, hamstrings and shoulders so you are warm and prepped for arm balances.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Backbends, Balanced Flow, Hip Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

Binds and Balance
Jamie Horgan | 75min

Moving from our center is part of our day to day…    more

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Jamie Horgan | 75min

Moving from our center is part of our day to day life, physically and meta physically. This class will challenge your balance as we explore standing bird of paradise and other bound poses. SUGGESTED PROPS: 2 Blocks, 1 Strap

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Continuous Flow, Core Strengthening, Hamstrings, Heart Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

3rd Chakra
Julie Rader | 75min

Step into your power and fire by awakening your 3rd Chakra.…    more

3rd Chakra
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Julie Rader | 75min

Step into your power and fire by awakening your 3rd Chakra. We explore core work, crow, side crow & flying pigeon within this continuous flow. OPTIONAL PROPS: 1 Bolster, 1 Block

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Continuous Flow, Core Strengthening, Detoxifying

Style: Power Vinyasa

Pincha Mayurasana
Amy B. | 75min

Flow prep for successful Pincha Mayurasana. SUGGESTED PROPS: 1 Block,…    more

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Amy B. | 75min

Flow prep for successful Pincha Mayurasana. SUGGESTED PROPS: 1 Block, 1 Strap

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Core Strengthening

Style: Power Vinyasa

This practice incorporates deep hip openers and twists to prepare you…    more

Bird of Paradise, Born Twice
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Ali Owens | 75min

This practice incorporates deep hip openers and twists to prepare you for Bird of Paradise. We will play with arm balances to build strength in the upper body and standing poses to challenge your balance. A fun and detoxifying practice! SUGGESTED PROPS: 1 Block, 1 Strap

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Backbends, Continuous Flow, Detoxifying, Heart Openers, Hip Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

The Flying Pigeon Has Landed
Matt Rothert | 75min

I am healthy, I am strong. Open the hips in this…    more

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Matt Rothert | 75min

I am healthy, I am strong. Open the hips in this fun flow that builds to the arm balance called galavasana (flying pigeon). One of my new intentions is to gain strength. Learn ways you can do that for yourself through strength building modifications. Please copy and paste this link in a separate window to my "Flying Pigeon" playlist on Spotify: https://play.spotify.com/user/1245056083/playlist/0wdVOqCRddJuFqhxOgKmIT

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Hip Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

This class is inspired by my own personal journey of facing…    more

Change Equals Trust Minus Fear
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Linda Baffa | 75min

This class is inspired by my own personal journey of facing my fears and embracing change. It can be extremely challenging to leave what we know, our comforts, our community, our safe-zone and to trust that if you take a leap of faith that there will be a net to catch you if you fall. Come to this class to feel inspired to make a change in your life, to learn to trust in the unknown, and to release any unnecessary fears that are holding you back. Sequence includes trust-enhancing arm balances, power-boosting core work, fear-releasing twists, and receptive, open-to-change heart openers.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Core Strengthening, Detoxifying, Heart Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

Bakasana Crow Flow
Anne Spinner | 75min

Let the body learn to soar to new heights and explore…    more

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Anne Spinner | 75min

Let the body learn to soar to new heights and explore how to get into crow pose in this class. We will play with some transitions including crow to headstand and jumping up to crow from down dog. Don't worry, you will get a full body workout too.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances

Style: Power Vinyasa

Heated Hip Love
Linda Baffa | 75min

The hips are known for storing tension, stress, fears, judgements, and…    more

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Linda Baffa | 75min

The hips are known for storing tension, stress, fears, judgements, and all sorts of junk! Come to this class to feel a deep release in all areas of your hips and watch the tension melt away. We will build lots of heat through continuous flows as well as through hip opening arm balance options such as bakasana (crow pose) and galavasana (flying pigeon). Let's give your hips some love! OPTIONAL PROPS: 1 Block

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Continuous Flow, Hamstrings, Hip Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

Power Vinyasa
Anne Spinner | 75min

Jump into a fun flow of arm balances. Today's class…    more

Power Vinyasa
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Anne Spinner | 75min

Jump into a fun flow of arm balances. Today's class plays with crow pose, side crow, fallen angel and eka pada koundinyasana. Learn to let go of fear and play.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances

Style: Power Vinyasa

Twist and Shout
Wendy Garafalo | 60min

Literally, twist and shout! This class involves several deep twists and…    more

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Wendy Garafalo | 60min

Literally, twist and shout! This class involves several deep twists and some chanting to work your core and connect you to your third chakra. By connecting to this power center in our bodies and detoxifying the "junk" we've been carrying, we find playfulness and a fearlessness to lead us into a fun arm balance, Eka Pada Kundinyasana! SUGGESTED PROPS: 1 Block, 1 Strap, 1 Bolster (or something to pad the knee)

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Core Strengthening, Detoxifying, Hip Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

This class is lead to live music with emphasis on learning…    more

Need a Moment To Clear Your Head, Focus on Parsva Bakasana
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Amy B | 75min

This class is lead to live music with emphasis on learning Parsva Bakasana. The practice will prep the body with various twists and to focus on movement that prepares the mind to execute a solid arm balance. OPTIONAL PROPS: 1 or 2 Blocks

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Backbends, Core Strengthening

Happy Hips
Wendy Garafalo | 60min

When we think about creating flexibility in the hips, we generally…    more

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Wendy Garafalo | 60min

When we think about creating flexibility in the hips, we generally think of opening them for poses like happy baby and lotus. In this sequence we explore how many various ways there are to get into the sacred area of the hips. Our hips store fears, which can block creativity from coming through. By working the hips from several angles, you'll release the tension so you can step with strength and joy into the next chapter of your journey. Happy hips everyone! OPTIONAL PROPS: 1 Block

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Core Strengthening, Hip Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

On the Go: Morning Glow Flow
Jamie Horgan | 30min

Get your morning started with an invigorating vinyasa flow. This class…    more

On the Go: Morning Glow Flow
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Jamie Horgan | 30min

Get your morning started with an invigorating vinyasa flow. This class incorporates hips, twists, backbends, and arm balances all in one.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Backbends, Continuous Flow

Style: Power Vinyasa

Flow Into Crow
Heather Archer | 75min

Building a strong foundation through sun salutations and heat building core,…    more

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Heather Archer | 75min

Building a strong foundation through sun salutations and heat building core, you have the confidence to approach crow. Creating balance in the body and mind while connecting you to the unshakable trust of your spirit.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Continuous Flow

Style: Power Vinyasa

Step Into The Fire
Linda Baffa | 75min

This energizing class is all about balancing the solar plexus chakra…    more

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Linda Baffa | 75min

This energizing class is all about balancing the solar plexus chakra energy center. This area in our body is represented by the element of fire, and by turning on our core, we turn on our personal power. We feel strong, confident, and courageous. We learn to set healthy boundaries, honoring our sense of self, and we feel a limitless sense of purpose. This class focuses on lots of core work, twists, and arm balances. Come step into the fire and feel your soul ignite!

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Continuous Flow, Core Strengthening, Detoxifying

Style: Power Vinyasa

Face Your Fears
Wendy Garafalo | 60min

In the subtle body, fear is held in your hips. This…    more

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Wendy Garafalo | 60min

In the subtle body, fear is held in your hips. This class is designed to create more space in the hips, to release the tension and fear that lives there. Then using breath, face your fears in some fun and challenging arm balances, including bhujapidasana and tittibasana. OPTIONAL PROPS: 2 Blocks, 1 Bolster

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Core Strengthening, Hip Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

Yin and Yang Detox
Linda Baffa | 75min

This practice is filled with intense heat-building, dynamic movements contrasted with…    more

Yin and Yang Detox
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Linda Baffa | 75min

This practice is filled with intense heat-building, dynamic movements contrasted with long holds and still, breath-filled stretches. When we practice in this way, we churn up tension, stale thought patterns, and all that is negative, leaving our bodies and minds feeling pure cleansed and nourished. This class is filled with yummy twists to further detoxify the body as well as playful arm balance and inversion options for those who want an extra challenge.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Detoxifying, Inversions

Style: Power Vinyasa

Energizing Flow
Julie Rader | 75min

This is your practice for the days you want to feel…    more

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Julie Rader | 75min

This is your practice for the days you want to feel more energized or the days you have lots of excess energy to expend. We will do energizing breathing techniques, sun salutation variations, inversions and backbends to energize the body. After all the energy expansion we will get grounded with hip openers and a healing savasana.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Backbends, Core Strengthening, Inversions

Style: Power Vinyasa

Feel the difference by empowering the body and mind using blocks…    more

Open Your Eyes To a New Way of Doing Things!
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Amy B. | 75min

Feel the difference by empowering the body and mind using blocks to do down dog, plank and up dog. We will stand on a block for Warrior 3 to experience the pose from a different perspective. Elevate the body and the spirit by being several inches off the ground. PROPS: 2 Blocks

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Backbends, Core Strengthening, Inversions

Style: Power Vinyasa

Fearless Flow
Linda Baffa | 75min

Step out of your comfort zone and connect to your inner…    more

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Linda Baffa | 75min

Step out of your comfort zone and connect to your inner child in this energizing, yet mindful flow. Through proper warm-up and alignment cueing, come feel strong, supported, and fearless as you practice flying onto your arms! Class begins and ends with grounding and deep breaths to create a nice, balanced practice.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances

Style: Power Vinyasa

Hips and Arm Balances
Julie Rader | 75min

This class will leave you feeling grounded and empowered. We…    more

Hips and Arm Balances
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Julie Rader | 75min

This class will leave you feeling grounded and empowered. We start with moon salutations to warm up the entire body and then we weave core strengthening, arm balances and hip opening in to a standing, fun flow. We end with deep hip openers and a guided savasana.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Core Strengthening, Hip Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

Fix It and Float
Wendy Garafalo | 60min

Every time you step on you mat, it should be a…    more

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Wendy Garafalo | 60min

Every time you step on you mat, it should be a journey, a new experience. This class is about experiencing poses in a different way. Fix one part of your body into a specific space and let the other parts float. You can feel this theme from hip-openers to arm balances. Allow your mind to experience this new way of moving and let your spirit float. SUGGESTED PROPS: 1 Block

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Hip Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

Lock It Up
Wendy Garafalo | 60min

Moola Bandha is an energy lock at the base of your…    more

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Wendy Garafalo | 60min

Moola Bandha is an energy lock at the base of your spine. When you learn how to engage, or 'lock up' this area of the body, the hips feel lighter, the lower abdomen fires, making inversions and arm-balances more accessible. When Moola Bandha is engaged during your entire practice, the asanas and the way you move into them feels lighter and more graceful. SUGGESTED PROPS: 2 Blocks

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Core Strengthening, Hamstrings, Inversions

Style: Power Vinyasa

Fly Into One Leg Bakasana
Wendy Garafalo | 60min

Learn all the subtle actions to fly into eka pada bakasana…    more

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Wendy Garafalo | 60min

Learn all the subtle actions to fly into eka pada bakasana (one-leg crow). Engage the core, open the hips and fly into this empowering and fun pose. Let the heat move you into some soothing hip stretches and feel the connection created between body and mind. Suggested Props: 1 Block

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Core Strengthening, Hip Openers

Fun Salutes!
Jamie Horgan | 75min

In this class we will break away from our traditional sun…    more

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Jamie Horgan | 75min

In this class we will break away from our traditional sun salutes A & B, and try some new "Fun Salutes!" These salutations will include arm balances, inversions and transitions. Have an open mind and playful spirit! Suggested Props: 2 Blocks

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Core Strengthening, Inversions

Style: Power Vinyasa

This class is the perfect opportunity to blend seriousness and playfulness.…    more

Eight Angle Pose: Playful Strength
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Heather Archer | 75min

This class is the perfect opportunity to blend seriousness and playfulness. You can be serious about yoga, and still be playful and fun with your practice. Learning this challenging pose will help you develop not just physical strength and flexibility but patience too. We will move through a dynamic strengthening sequence that will open our hips and prepare our core muscles so we can practice playfully lifting off. You'll feel strong, uplifted and balance by the end of class.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Hip Openers

Style: Power Vinyasa

Play with Arm Balances
Chelsea Rothert | 75min

This playful practice will strengthen your core, and give you the…    more

Play with Arm Balances
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Chelsea Rothert | 75min

This playful practice will strengthen your core, and give you the courage to play around with a variety of arm balances. This class will leave you feeling playful and powerful.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances

Style: Power Vinyasa

Solar Flow
Jamie Horgan | 75min

This energizing power flow will get you moving for your day. …    more

Solar Flow
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Jamie Horgan | 75min

This energizing power flow will get you moving for your day.  There will be arm balancing, inversions, backbends and fun transitions to play with.  Expect to sweat and feel vibrant from this class.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Backbends, Continuous Flow, Core Strengthening, Inversions

Inversions & Arm Balances
Anne Spinner | 75min

This class will give you an opportunity to get off your…    more

Inversions & Arm Balances
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Anne Spinner | 75min

This class will give you an opportunity to get off your feet and onto your hands in a playful and fun practice. You will leave feeling powerful and determined to try more fun and challenging yoga poses.

Specific Focus: Arm Balances, Inversions