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!
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 Crow Pose is one of yoga's most popular poses! Crow Pose is an accessible arm balance pose for most beginners but also offers difficult variations! In this class, Dana will lead you through a 35 minute sequence to challenge your core and let you work on your Crow Pose! The class is full of movement with a variety of postures to build core strength. Dana will help you with Baby Crow, Crow, and also Side Crow. Most would consider this an intermediate class, but may also work well for many beginners. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog), Navasana (Boat Pose), Forearm Plank, Bitilasana (Cow Pose), Bakasana (Crow Pose), Baby Crow Pose, Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose) and more. Enjoy.
If you're looking to work on your arm balances then this class with instructor Adji Sarmento should be fun! This is a short class focused on working into the arm balance, Koundiyanasana. Adji also works in a little Bakasana or Crow Pose as well. This class would not be considered a beginner class and it's best if you have some arm balance experience! Adji will guide you through some prep poses and then finish with Koundiyanasana. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Plank Pose, Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward-Facing Dog), Bakasana (Crow Pose), Utkatasana Twists Variations (Chair Pose), Koundiyanasana (Pose Dedicated To The Sage), Savasana and more. Enjoy.
Jen's latest class will give you the chance to work on your core strength and play around with those ever so fun arm balances! Of course, we all love those tricky arm balance poses, they're fun and at the same time they can drive you crazy! Like most yoga postures, arm balances require good core strength and Jen will try to lead you through a 25 minute class to help you build a foundation for nailing those arm balances. Naturally, this class is best suited for intermediate students who have started to experiment and practice arm balance postures. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Bakasana(Crow Pose), Parsva Bakasana (Side Crow), Eka Pada Rajakapotasana Variations (Flying Pigeon), Parsva Bakasana and more! Enjoy.