Quick Tips

Every time you step onto your yoga mat you have an opportunity to rewire yourself, a chance to become the person, and yogi, you want to be. These tips and techniques will improve your alignment and transform the way you move on the mat, so you can enjoy the fullest expression of your practice. Enjoy your online yoga classes!

Core Strengthening
Julie Rader | 2min

Commit to this short sequence daily and you will change your…    more

Core Strengthening
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Julie Rader | 2min

Commit to this short sequence daily and you will change your core!

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Understanding the natural alignment in your neck is key for preventing…    more

Protect The Neck In Shoulder Stand
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Linda Baffa | 2min

Understanding the natural alignment in your neck is key for preventing detrimental damage to your cervical spine and to your delicate nerves. This simple understanding can save you years of pain or expensive trips to the chiropractor! Also, we discuss using a blanket (or two!) as an option in your shoulder stand to give you some safe support for the neck.

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips

Hamstring Helpers
Linda Baffa | 1min

Most of us live with tight hamstrings because we use them…    more

Hamstring Helpers
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Linda Baffa | 1min

Most of us live with tight hamstrings because we use them all the time for daily functions such as sitting, walking, standing, etc... When a muscle feels tight, it is important not to overstretch it, because it can lead to tearing. Sometimes tearing happens instantly and sometimes it happens over a long period of time. Give your tight hamstrings a break with these simple modifications. Remind yourself that your body's flexibility will adjust and become more limber with time, practice and patience, but in the mean time, be kind to your hamstrings and keep your body safe from injury!

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips

Meditation Preparation
Linda Baffa | 2min

This is a quick guide through of your body, breath, and…    more

Meditation Preparation
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Linda Baffa | 2min

This is a quick guide through of your body, breath, and mind to guide you towards a place of stillness. The more you watch and practice this quick tip, the more you can guide yourself on your own, easily and deeply settling into the experience of meditation.

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips

Wrist Pain
Linda Baffa | 2min

Wrist pain is very common for yoga practitioners because we ask…    more

Wrist Pain
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Linda Baffa | 2min

Wrist pain is very common for yoga practitioners because we ask a lot of our arms to support us in vinyasa, arm balances, and hand stands. Here are a few simple things to think about when your palms are on on the ground to alleviate wrist pain and keep it from forming in the first place!

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips

Headstand is a delicate pose to attempt because of the pressure…    more

Coming Into Headstand Safely
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Linda Baffa | 2min

Headstand is a delicate pose to attempt because of the pressure on the neck. If we allow this pose to stem from our core, and we lift away from the earth, we avoid dumping into the neck and potentially damaging our spine and nerves. PLEASE watch this and learn how to come into headstand safely so that you can practice this beautiful pose for years to come!

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips

What is a Vinyasa?
Mary Strong | 5min

You hear the word Vinyasa┬Ł in class a lot. But how…    more

What is a Vinyasa?
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Mary Strong | 5min

You hear the word Vinyasa┬Ł in class a lot. But how do you do it properly and what does it mean? Watch this quick tip to find out.

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips

Updog Vs Cobra
Mary Strong | 2min

What is the different between cobra and updog? How is the…    more

Updog Vs Cobra
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Mary Strong | 2min

What is the different between cobra and updog? How is the alignment different and which one should I choose in class? Watch this quick tip to find out.

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips

Neck tension has plagued all of us at one point or…    more

Tips to Relieve Neck Tension
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Mary Strong | 7min

Neck tension has plagued all of us at one point or another, and finding relief isn't easy. Watching this quick tip to learn a variety of techniques to relieve even the stiffest neck.

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips

Tips to Improve Your Hop
Mary Strong | 4min

Sometimes it's difficult to step your foot forward, let alone hop…    more

Tips to Improve Your Hop
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Mary Strong | 4min

Sometimes it's difficult to step your foot forward, let alone hop forward. Incorporating these simple tips into your practice will having you hopping forward and back in no time!

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips

Taking Flight in Crow Pose
Mary Strong | 3min

If you have trouble getting into crow pose, this quick tip…    more

Taking Flight in Crow Pose
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Mary Strong | 3min

If you have trouble getting into crow pose, this quick tip is for you. You will learn a simple technique to help you take flight with grace and ease.

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips

If you have trouble bringing your foot forward from downward facing…    more

Stepping Forward from Down Dog
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Mary Strong | 3min

If you have trouble bringing your foot forward from downward facing dog, this quick tip is for you! You will learn a few simple techniques that will help you step your foot between your hands gracefully and safely!

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips

What's a good way to work your upper and lower abdominals…    more

Quick Abdominal Strengthener
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Mary Strong | 2min

What's a good way to work your upper and lower abdominals and get a strong core quick? Watch this quick tip to find out.

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips

Downward facing dog looks simple, but there is much more to…    more

Proper Alignment for Down Dog
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Anne Spinner | 2min

Downward facing dog looks simple, but there is much more to this popular yoga posture than meets the eye. Watch this quick tip for proper downdog alignment.

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips

We've all seen those fancy yogis who shoot back out of…    more

Jumping Back from Crow Pose
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Mary Strong | 3min

We've all seen those fancy yogis who shoot back out of crow pose, but how do they do it? Watch this quick tip to find out.

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips

Are you feeling stressed but don't have time to make it…    more

Instant Relaxation Technique
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Mary Strong | 3min

Are you feeling stressed but don't have time to make it to a yoga class? This is a simple relaxation technique you can use to instantly relax your mind and body. It can be done anytime and anywhere!

Specific Focus: Beginner, Quick Tips