New to yoga? Start here with beginner yoga sequences, foundational poses and basic modifications for your practice.
Let’s flow! This is a beginner class where you can implement the poses learned in vinyasa basics into a flow style class. This is a great way to get the body used to moving with the breath. Included are several rounds of sun salutations, plus some gentle hip and side body stretches and ending with a simple breathing technique to relax the body into Savasana. This is a great early morning practice, or before bed wind down. Congratulations on beginning your yoga practice!
If you want to stay injury-free, the best remedy is simple: Stretch. Regular stretching helps improve flexibility, increases range of motion and reduces the risk of injury caused by lesions of the connective tissue. Plus, stretching is even great for stress relief. So after your next workout, take a few minutes to rid the lactic acid and stretch out with this 10 minute post workout stretch.
Guess what Yogi’s? You always have a choice when it comes to your style of vinyasa! There are several ways to do a ‘vinyasa’. Vinyasa is a style of yoga, it is also the word most often used to describe the flow of plank pose to chaturanga to up dog and finally to down dog. Teachers often say “take a vinyasa”. This short video gives you a few vinyasa options so you can pick the variation that feels right for you on any given day.
Beginning a new yoga practice can be a little daunting, and understanding the basics is essential to keeping your body safe during your practice. The word "vinyasa" literally means, "to place in a certain way." It is used to describe the linking of breath with movement during a Vinyasa Yoga class. This 15 minute class is designed to teach you the basics of a vinyasa flow style class. You will learn a basic sun salutation including the elements of grounding, and the poses that are often used in a vinyasa style class. Let’s get started!
This short morning meditation will ground and calm your energy, preparing you for a day of clarity and ease. No props necessary.
This 15 minute morning yoga practice is a great way to start your day off with energy and focus. Set an intention for how you want to feel today and then move through this all around flow appropriate for beginners as well as advanced yogis. This is one of Matt's favorite ways to start his day. This practice will strengthen your core and stretch your spine, hips, hamstrings, shoulders and back and get into all of the major muscle groups. Start your day with this practice and see what a difference it makes in your daily life!
As far as body parts go, feet don’t seem to get the attention they deserve. After all, they do so much for us. They hold us up, literally. They get us from place to place. They keep us going when we hit the dance floor from time to time or go full speed on a spin bike. It’s only right that we show them some love. And yoga is one great way to do that. This class focuses on stretching out the feet and improving mobility in the ankles. It is also great for grounding on days when you feel like you can’t focus and for pre & postnatal mamas.
This gentle NO STANDING beginner flow is an awesome class for any and all beginners or anyone who isn’t really in the mood to do too much work but feels like they want to move their body, awaken their breath and get some energy flowing. We will focus on mindful breathing, moving with the breath to create fluidity in the body, and foundational poses like building your downward facing dog. Remember to set your intention for the practice and always listen to your body.
This short practice will allow you to connect with your little one, while doing something you love, yoga! It is a fun and easy practice, introducing simple breathing techniques and poses to your child.
Push the pause button on your busy life. This gentle 20 minute flow is meant to guide you into a meditative state. Moon salutations to reverse the effects of sitting, deep squats to stretch the hips and long steady breaths to calm the mind. It’s like a mini-vaca for your body and mind!
Join Wendy for 10 minutes of gentle prenatal stretching for the sides of the body and the shoulders. Make room for the body to breathe and for the mind to calm. This quick class involves sitting and lying on your side. Grab 2 blankets and a scarf!
This continuous vinyasa flow includes all the poses you love and need. It targets all the major muscles at a slow and strong pace. The perfect 30 minute practice for the days you want to move and breath, just the right amount.