Category: Power Vinyasa Flows

Hello Thighs And Chest Opener Sequence

This sequence is for Sheila, my dear yogini friend- who asked that I post the sequence I did on Wednesday. Opening mediation- Roll mat and place under scapula, arms cactus or however comfortable (5 mins) Roll to side Seated chest stretch (clasp hands behind)…

Yoga detox, refresh and renew flow

Intention: “Don’t push the river, it flows by itself.” Collective Wisdom Seated meditation Hand to heart, other on belly Feel the breath move in the body Seated forward fold Walk hands to right side then to center then Left Then to center and fold…

Funky Side Crow aka Parsva Bakasana

Today’s practice was twisty and fun — being light hearted and taking a chance to try something new! Which led us to funky side crow…something my yoga spirit sibling Peggy Sung showed me almost a year ago. So I dedicate this practice to her!…

Dwi Pada Koundiyasana

“When we think failure, failure will be ours. If we remain undecided, nothing will ever change. All we need to do is want to achieve something great and then simply do it. Never think failure, for what we think will come about.” Mahareshi Mahesh…

Being free of obstacles and explore!

Today we set our intention to be free with each Asana, to explore on our own and twist away any tension open up our hearts and to be energized by the time we leave class. Balasana Cat/cow flow Spinal balance x 2 Come up…

Energizing Backbends for Multi Level Class

Opening Meditation Seated gentle twists Seated half moon stretches Seated gentle chest stretch Cat/Cow flow Half Surya Walk Downdog First Cobra (repeat 3 times) look over right shoulder, and then left Surya Namaskar A x 2 Surya Namaster B x 2 with high crescent…

Yoga flow

Opening meditation. Sometimes you have to get through the difficult to reap rewards. Hard efforts will pay off. Begin seated finding food Ujjayi pranayama breath. Seated half moon 1 x 2 Chest stretch hands to floor behind and lift hips as an option Tabletop…

Bird of Paradise – Svarga Dvidasana

Benefits – Balance and Flexibility Leg Strength Hip Opener stretches Groin Opening Meditation with Easy Sukasana Seated side bends (coming back to center and lift thru ribs) Gentle chest stretch Seated gentle twist (clasp hands overhead with gentle twist heart to right and then…

Core-tastic Flow

Easy Sukasana, Opening Meditation Seated Cat / Cow Sweep arms from ground to overhead, then hands to belly and lift crossed legs x 3 Obliques/Navasana Butterfly Stretch Pointer pulse with Butterfly feet All Fours Cat / Cow Spinal Balance Leg presses up and extend…

Breath of Fire

In last week’s yoga flow, we stimulated the third chakra — manipura. In the flow, I incorporated the breath of fire. Meditation Reviewing the two locks, mula and uddiyana Cat cow flow Sunbirds (knee to nose flow) Downdog Half Sun-Salutes Surya Namaskara A (x3)…