Looking for a guided meditation? Need a sweaty vinyasa flow? Just beginning? How about a relaxing yin class? Choose a style that fits your mood, energy level or interest.
“Surya Namaskar B” or Sun Salutation B is a great practice to build stamina and focus. This series includes seven poses, each influencing a different muscle joint and organ. Arms, shoulders, lower back, hamstrings, chest, hips, knees, neck, psoas...core! We will tune into it all! Needless to say the series build solar energy/heat in the body and boosts your overall “shakti” as you move continuously to the rhythm of your breathe. Do 3 to 5 rounds of this series for the full benefits. Listen to your body as you’re moving through each pose and rest whenever needed.
Sun Salutation are key part of the Vinyasa flow practice. As you’re moving through this sequence express gratitude for the Sun and the solar energy within you. Sun Salutation A is a quick and effective way to boost your energy and create healthy circulation and heat in the whole body. This series of asanas will open and release tension in the hamstrings, shoulders, and chest, while creating focus and contentment in the mind. Move mindfully to the rhythm of your breath through 3 to 5 rounds for the full benefits.
Traditional Sun Salutations or “Surya Namaskar” are an effective way to create strength, flexibility, and tone the whole body. Every major muscle and joint are touched as you flow through this series of asanas one movement per breath. They will help build a healing heat in the body and boost your overall “shakti”; energy. Stimulating the cardiovascular system as well as the digestive tract helps get rid of toxins and burn fat. For all of these reasons and more sun citations are perfect daily practice that will leave you feeling aligned and nourished. This series is beginner friendly as learning sun salutations is a key part of a vinyasa flow practice. Start slow and mindfully build your practice. Always listen to your body and rest whenever needed.
One of the most effective ways to meditate is to focus on a repetition of words in the mind, also known as a mantra. This meditation and mantra will instantly help you feel calm and present.
Whether you need to slowly wake up or wind down your body, this class is perfect for those times when you want a lighter and uncomplicated practice. Be ready to drop into yummy shapes, holding each one for the "sweet spot" of 4-5 breaths. There is an extra emphasis on hamstring lengthening here as well, which most of us always need!
Within our yoga flow (and within our life flow) there is a beautiful practice of pausing so that we can soak in each moment and catch ourselves when we feel overly heated. Through a well-rounded and strong flow, we practice and feel this pause as a way of coming back to breath awareness and coming back to center.
Wind down after a vigorous activity. Whether you were working out, hiking, biking, mowing the lawn, or doing a sweaty yoga practice, this class will stretch you out in just the right places. Hips, hamstrings, back and ankles are all stretched here. Also a perfect way to wind down after a long day parenting, which is what I use it for.
New to yoga? Then this short class is a great place to start. Learn some of the basic moves and poses that you will do in a vinyasa yoga class. From Cat and Cow to Downward Dog, you will learn tips and modifications so that when you start your yoga journey you will not feel overwhelmed with new information. You will also learn three different ways to do a vinyasa, which is something that is done multiple times in a vinyasa yoga class. When your foundation is solid, you can grow to your full potential.
Learn the foundational breath associated with vinyasa yoga. Ujjayi Breathing, also known as Victorious Breath, is the main breathing technique used in the vinyasa yoga practice. If you are not sure what it is or if you are doing it correctly watch this video!
Strengthen the core with a variety of yoga poses. Each one purposefully given to strengthen all the layers of the abdominal wall leaving you feeling strong and capable.
This practice will give you the tools you need to start the day off right. Explore a variety of mantra based meditations and breath exercises that will both energize and calm you for the day ahead.
Yoga for upper back, neck and shoulder relief! Take a break from all of your tasks and tend to your body. Release neck and shoulder tension that collects from daily stress and other fitness routines. This practice will open and stretch the muscles in the upper back, neck and shoulders. Each pose will help to dissolve tension and create more space.