FOUNDATIONS OF YOGA: HIP OPENERS

LENGTH: 20 minutes

BENEFITS: 

stretches the inner thighs, hips and groin, may help relieve pain

ABOUT THIS CLASS:

This class explores some common hip opening poses to help relieve tension in the lower body. Great for people who spend a lot of time sitting down.

PROPS FOR THIS CLASS:

Two yoga blocks and a folded blanket.

POSES IN THIS SEQUENCE:

x sukhasana - easy seated pose

x seated cat/cow stretches

x bharmanasana - tabletop pose

x IT band stretch

x eka pada rajakapotasana - pigeon pose

x balasana - child's pose

x supta baddha konasana - reclining bound able pose


30 MIN CHAKRA HEALING YOGA FLOW

CHAKRA HEALING YOGA

x savasana
x spine rolls
x seated cat/cow
x neck circles
x table top - stretch legs
x anahatasana - heart melting pose
x bhujangasana - cobra pose
x balasana - child’s pose
x table top
x anjaneyasana - low lunge
x balasana - child’s pose
x seated twist
x sukhasana - seated movement meditation

 

LENGTH: 30 minutes

ABOUT THIS PRACTICE:
Vinyasa means to flow, linking movement with breath, and that’s what we’ll be doing in this class. The poses in this sequence activate and balance the seven major chakras. 

BENEFITS:
chakra healing, grounding, spinal flexibility and health, energizing, strength building

PROP RECOMMENDATIONS:
None required. You might like to use a blanket to cushion your joints.

YOGA FOR FLEXIBILITY: FIND YOUR EDGE

LENGTH: 40 minutes

ABOUT THIS PRACTICE:
This yoga class invites you to mindfully deepen your flexibility by "finding your edge" and listening to your body.

BENEFITS:
flexibility, strengthening, energizing

PROP RECOMMENDATIONS:
two yoga blocks, yoga strap (or a belt or scarf), and a blanket

POSES IN THIS CLASS:

x makarasana - crocodile pose
x bhujangasana- cobra pose
x balasana - child’s pose
x table top
x eka pada rajakapotasana - pigeon pose
x anahatasana - extended child’s pose aka melting heart pose
x paschimottanasana - seated forward bend
x ananda balasana - happy baby
x supine twist
x savasana - corpse pose