Advanced Yoga2019-12-01T16:10:42-05:00

Advanced Yoga

All-levels Yoga Practice

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: 50-65 Minutes, Advanced Yoga, Buttock, Chest, Hamstrings, Hips, Lower Back, Potpourri Practice, Psoas, Quadriceps, Shoulders, Spine, Thighs, Upper Back, Yoga Blanket, Yoga Block, Yoga Style|

This 57 min yoga practice has a yogini to demo each level of experience! Beginner, intermediate and advanced versions of arm balances, backbends and standing balancing poses are offered!This is a great practice for every level to see other possibilities, modifications or more challenging ways, to work different asanas

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Handstand Play

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: 5-20 Minutes, Abs, Advanced Yoga, Arm Balancing, Arms, Balance, Inversions, Shoulders, Upper Back, Yoga Block, Yoga Style|

This 17 minute yoga practice is for anyone who already has started a handstand practice and is ready to refine this inversion with greater awareness A little flow to warm up, followed by handstand play Handstands in middle of room focusing on 2 alignment principles that we will take further into balancing from one hand to the other at the wall and finishing this play with some springing to handstands, pulling through the same 2 alignment tips Cooling down we open the wrists and all along the way we will be smiling

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Yoga For The Hamstrings And Hip Flexors

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: 20-35 Minutes, Advanced Yoga, Forward Bends, Hamstrings, Hip Openers, Hips, Lower Back, Quadriceps, Yoga Block, Yoga Style|

This is a 31 minute all-level flow practice that will open the hamstrings and hip flexors The standing poses at the beginning will bring in some balance play and will additionally tone your legs and buttocks Open your body, and steep in the reminder that you are unique and that you have something special to share with the world in a way that no other human on this planet does!Beginners, grab a couple blocks

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Backbend Practice

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: 35-50 Minutes, Advanced Yoga, Back Bends, Chest, Heart, Hips, Lower Back, Psoas, Quadriceps, Shoulders, Spine, Thighs, Upper Back, Yoga Style|

In this 35 minute yoga session we focus on backbends with the option to drop back and lift up at the end of practice You will leave feeling connected to your breath, with a peaceful invigorating resonance

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Grab A Partner Yoga With Inversions And Arm Balances

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: 35-50 Minutes, Abs, Advanced Yoga, Arm Balancing, Inversions, Shoulders, Spine, Upper Back, Yoga Style|

This 46 minute advanced practice starts with a flow that opens the hips and shoulders so that we can get right into arm balance transitions such as bakasana into chaturanga and handstands into eka pada koundinyasana II We also stack planks on top of each other which will challenge your balance and tone your upper body and core We work partnering support which is fun and challenging and even have a little bit of free time to play with handstands! A little time is spent opening our wrists too Yahoo! Fun times

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Yoga Hips, Twists, Arm Balncing & Blessings

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: 65+ Minutes, Advanced Yoga, Arm Balancing, Arms, Chest, Hip Openers, Hips, Shoulders, Spine, Twists, Upper Back, Yoga Block, Yoga Strap, Yoga Style|

This 85 minute yoga practice offers some more challenging variations of hip openers and arm balances such as standing baby cradle, tippy toe pose, wild pigeon variation, firefly and full lotus The woven theme invites us to remember how truly blessed we be

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Life Force Energy Yoga & Twists

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: 65+ Minutes, Advanced Yoga, Chest, Head, Heart, Potpourri Practice, Quadriceps, Spine, Thighs, Twists, Yoga Strap, Yoga Style|

This 80 minute yoga practice starts out with a prana-infusing warm up that is appropriate for all-levels and 30 minutes in length (including centering time) We circuit through 20+ yoga poses for 50 seconds each, taking a 10 second pause to feel the life force move through us Yummm From there we move into a deeper practice with core work with twisting plank poses and into twisting asanas that include: parivrtta trickonasana, parivrtta padangusthasana, parivrtta ardha chandrasana, parivrtta malasana, parivrtta bakasana and more We focus on moving alongside of the breath/life force and honor that creative, divine life force as our very essence

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Hollowback Handstands, Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana & Backbends

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: 65+ Minutes, Advanced Yoga, Arms, Back Bends, Chest, Heart, Hip Openers, Hips, Inversions, Shoulders, Stomach, Upper Back, Yoga Block, Yoga Strap, Yoga Style|

This 85 minute intermediate to advanced yoga practice leads up to 2 main focus poses (with tutorial demos): eka pada raja kapotasana (full pigeon) and urdhva danurasana (full backbend) We start by imprinting a greater knowing in our upper back and mindfully stabilizing our lower back with standing asana, cobra and up dog From there we play with hollow back handstands at the wall, move into deep thigh stretches and then into deep heart-opening backbends!Practice ends with hip openers and forward bends to balance out this full practice harmoniously!

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Arm Balances, Twists, Hips: Staying Spacious

November 27th, 2019|Categories: 65+ Minutes, Advanced Yoga, Yoga|

This 82 min yoga practice plays with some advanced arm balances such as bakasana / crane pose, parvritta bakasana, handstands, baby cradle pose, vashistasana, titbasana and lolasana. The alignment we really focus on is shins in, thighs out to open the hips in a great sequence of standing poses, standing balancing poses such as Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana and Bird Of Paradise Pose. We finish with some lotus variations too! The beginning of class you will hear there is a huge down pour happening on our island. This class will invite you to smile into the challenge!

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