In Module 2.3, we learn how our breath relates to the physical postures in yoga and how to use this understanding to our advantage as practitioners.
In Module 2.5, Douglass teaches us how to recognize and navigate the delivate balance between efford and surrender in yoga.
Flexibility allows us to experience greater range of motion and ease. Our movements become more fluid and movement and breath align. This practice focuses on the fluidity of breath and movement in Low Lunge, Ardha Matsyendrasana (seated twist) and Supported Paschimottanasana, melting straight into a Supported Savasana.
In the low back there are a few places that are vulnerable to injury during twisting if we don’t take proper precautions. Doug explains these areas, and how we can coordinate our shoulders and hips to protect these vulnerable points and take care of our backs.
Julie guides you through a practice that will open up more space in your hips and lengthen your adductors, making Triangle and Half Moon more accessible. This video also places an emphasis on uncompressing the spine and moving it into a deeper rotation, increasing its mobility and suppleness. By following Julie through this practice you … Continued
Twists are well known for detoxifying the body, improving digestion, and toning the abdmonial muscles. In addition, twists can help mobilize the thoracic spine, that mid- to upper-back area that often tightens into a hunch as we sit at our desks. In this well-rounded twisting class, Jasmine guides you through a series of poses that … Continued
Twists are a powerful tool to detoxify the spine, stimulate healthy organ function, and improve spinal mobility. Taking twists to the next level, however, requires a balance of effort and surrender. Take the next step in your twist practice with this video, and find new spaciousness and freedom in postures like revolved bird of paradise … Continued
Learn how to master this difficult standing balance pose from Tias Little! Tias will walk you through all of the steps needed to build a strong and stable base. Working with the wall and blocks, you will be able to scale this pose to your abilities, and begin working on mastering this exciting yoga pose!
Learn how to ground and rotate in this tutorial for Revolved Triangle – a pose that develops strength and and promotes greater energy throughout the body and mind! Tias Little, master yoga teacher, offers many detailed alignment tips that will help you develop a greater sense of proper alignment in this challenging standing pose.
This tutorial will help you understand the technique to get lift-off in side crane while using patience and balance to transition smoothly in arm balances.
This tutorial will help you understand alignment in Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana.
This tutorial will give you more understanding of alignment in Parivrtta Trikonasana.