It doesn't take long to realize that forearm poses offer much challenge, even for yogis with experience! However, practicing
on your forearms offers a chance to get stronger and can lead to much satisfaction as your practice gets better over time. This flow will incorporate a variety of forearm poses and forearm balances to test your
limits! This class would be considered Intermediate to Advanced, likely not for the beginner. Blocks and a strap may be helpful. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Utkatasana (Chair Pose),
Anjaneyasana (Crescent Pose), Forearm Plank, Baby Crow Pose and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!
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Yin Yoga classes are slow moving classes that allow you to hold a pose for a longer period of time. As a result, these type of classes are great for slowing the mind and finding a deeper version of the pose or stretch. In this class, Drinie will keep you grounded on your back for the entire class with a focus on some simple Yin style stretches. The sequence should work for beginners but may offer a challenge along the way. No props are needed. Poses include Supta Baddha Konasana (Reclining Bound Angle), Ananda Balasana (Happy Baby Pose), Supta Matsyendrasana (Supine Spinal Twist), Baby Pigeon and more! As always practice safely. Enjoy!
It's no secret that most of us love a good deep stretch! Stretching not only feels good, but it also offers plenty of health benefits. For example, becoming more flexible can make many daily tasks easier and it's a nice way to counteract the negative impact of sitting at a desk all day. This video is about 30 minutes in length and should work well for most beginner students. No props are required. Poses include Uttana Shishosana (Puppy Pose), Marjaryasana & Bitilasana (Cat/Cow Pose), Ardha Hanumanasana (Half Splits), Ananda Balasana (Happy Baby Pose), Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose), Baddha Konasana (Bound Angle Pose), and more! As always practice safely. Enjoy!
Backbending postures are an excellent way to help improve your spine flexibility, these poses also act as a great way to open and stretch the chest. Backbends can also add a little fun to your practice and change your perspective. This class is about 32 minutes in length and would be considered an All Levels class with both beginner and intermediate poses. No props are required. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Uttana Shishosana (Puppy Pose), Anjaneyasana (Low Lunge), Marjaryasana & Bitilasana (Cat/Cow Pose), Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose), Ustrasana (Camel Pose), Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose) and more! As always practice safely. Enjoy!
Hip opener poses have become very popular within the yoga community, and for very good reason. Our hips are often ignored despite their importance. Developing better hip flexibility can be a great asset within our daily lives, especially for those who spend their day sitting. This class will help to open the hips with Yin style postures and pace. Some of the poses may present challenge so we would consider this an Intermediate level class. Poses include Utthan Pristhasana (Lizard Pose), Pigeon Pose (Not Kapotasana), Mandukasana (Frog Pose), Marichyasana (Marichi's Pose), Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Fold) and more! As always practice safely. Enjoy!
In this sequence, Drinie will help you through a class that's designed to open and stretch the shoulders and chest. These postures should be especially helpful to someone who spends their day sitting and slumping. Opening the shoulders and chest for better posture can offer many health benefits! This class should work very well for beginners but offer a slight challenge with Locust Pose. Blocks will be helpful in this class. Poses include Uttana Shishosana (Puppy Pose), Salamba Bhujangasana (Sphinx Pose), Salabhasana (Locust Pose), Supta Matsyendrasana (Supine Twist), Supta Baddha Konasana (Supported Reclined Bound Angle Pose), Balasana (Child's Pose) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!