It may be that time of the month, and it's never very much fun. In this sequence, Drinie will lead you through some
restorative and Yin style poses that might just provide some relief during your menstrual cycle. If you're feeling that all to familar discomfort, try these postures with Drinie and perhaps you will
feel the difference. The class is about a half hour in length, it's slow moving and certainly suited for the beginner student. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Baddha Konasana
(Reclined Bound Angle), Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend), Balasana (Child's Pose) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!
Note: This class is available as a stream via a site subscription to Yoga|Merge TV which allows for streaming across your devices. The class can also be purchased as a Download To Own product
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Of course, we all love to get our day off to a great start, there's nothing better than hitting the ground with good positive energy. If you enjoy starting your morning with yoga, then you may just be ready for this flow! This class will keep you moving but it should work well for both beginners and experienced yoga lovers. No props are used in the class but you can always use them as needed. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Virabhadrasana II (Warrior II), Kumbhakaasana (Plank Pose), Marjaryasana & Bitilasana (Cat/Cow Pose), Ardha Hanumanasana (Half Splits), Anjaneyasana (Low Lunge) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!
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!
This class will keep things simple and grounded. The class is a slow moving restorative style stretch with a focus to help you start your day the right way! The sequence wouldn't fall into the classic restorative category but it contains restorative elements. We would feel safe in saying that the class is suitable for beginners. The only needed prop would be a yoga strap or your choice of a replacement to act as a strap. Poses include numerous gentle stretches including 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!
Arm balances are a ton of fun but they present a challenge of strength and balance. This class will focus on postures to help build the core strength needed to attain Forearm Stand. If you're not quite ready to try an arm balance, the class will still aid in building strength for your future arm balances. This mini-workshop would be considered an Intermediate to Advanced class, not suitable for most beginners. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Navasana (Boat Pose), Ardha Pincha Mayurasana (Dolphin Pose), Salabhasana (Locust Pose), Pincha Mayurasana (Forearm Stand Pose) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!
There's no doubt that in today's society most of us carry a lot tension and stress in our upper body, especically the shoulders. Many of us spend our days hunched at a computer or staring at our mobile phones and we usually perform these activities with poor posture. This class will help open the shoulders and hopefully release some of the tension. We would consider this to be an All Levels class. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Anjaneyasana (Crescent), Uttana Shishosana (Puppy Pose), Baddha Virabhadrasana (Humble Warrior), Balasana (Child's Pose) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!