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.
All of us know very well how frustrating balance postures can be while practicing yoga, yet it's the challenge of these poses that makes them so beneficial and also a little fun. Balance requires our full attention, if we lose focus, then we fall. As a result, practicing balancing postures is a wonderful way to help better our focus and clear the mind of distracting thoughts. This is a 30 minute class that will allow you to work on a few balance poses during your flow. There's plenty in this class for the beginner and the intermediate student. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog), Plank Pose, Crescent Pose(High Lunge), Virabhadrasana III(Warrior III), Virabhadrasana II(Warrior II), Vrksasana(Tree Pose), Ardha Chandrasana(Half Moon Pose), Savasana and more. Enjoy.
Get ready to join instructor Dana Kraft for short 20 minute sequence that will focus on opening the hips and stretching the hamstrings. Some of our most popular classes contain hip openers and postures to help with flexibility, so hopefully this class suit your needs for happy hips and hamstrings. This class should work fine for the beginner yogi or intermediate student. Remember, hips openers are known for releasing stress and tension from the body. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward-Facing Dog), Crescent Pose (High Lunge), Crescent Twist, Low Lunge, Camatkarasana (Wildthing Pose), Eka Pada Rajakapotasana Variation (Half Pigeon Pose) and more. Enjoy.
Join instructor Dana Kraft for a short 20 minute flow designed to help you work on building your endurance. If you're short on time and need a short class to build a little sweat and get the blood flowing, this class should do the trick! This class could also be described as yoga for athletes as well, the class level would fit best as a Level 1/2 with some poses offering a little challenge for the beginner. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Bhujangasana (Cobra), Navasana (Boat Pose), Virabhadrasana II(Warrior II), Marjariasana (Cat), Utkatasana (Chair Pose), Ananda Balasana (Happy Baby), Utthita Trikonasana (Triangle Pose) and more. Enjoy.
As always, it's great to have instructor Dana Kraft back on the site for another class! Dana is an energetic instructor and always delivers a fun and challenging class! This week Dana will guide you through a short 20 minute Flow On The Go! Naturally, the class is a Vinyasa Flow with steady flow and movement. This class could be suited for the intermediate student and also for beginners who are looking to move and flow with a little challenge. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward-Facing Dog), Virabhadrasana II(Warrior II), Garudasana (Eagle Pose), Anjaneyasana (Low Lunge), Plank Pose, Urdhva Prasarita Eka Padasana (Standing Split), Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Fold), Savasana and more. Enjoy.
Well, if you're in need of a class that will keep you moving and work up a little sweat, then you may want to consider trying out Dana's latest addition to the site! This class is a traditional Power Flow that's full of energy and flow! The sequence may prove to be a bit challenging for some beginners, so we would classify the class as a level 2 class or intermediate. Get ready to sweat and move if you decide to give it a try! Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Virabhadrasana II(Warrior II), Camatkarasana (Wildthing), Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend), Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward-Facing Dog), Utkatasana Twists Variations (Chair Pose), Crescent Pose, Parsvakonasana (Extendeed Side Angle), Savasana and more. Enjoy.
If you're a yogi looking to practice and prepare to get upside down, then this class with Dana may be helpful! Dana shares a 35 minute class that's focused on getting you ready to test out your handstand. Doing handstands is no joke for most of us, it's a difficult pose and can be tricky. However, there are some great ways to strengthen your body and core to get you prepped. This class will work your core and also show you how to get started with your handstands by using the wall. Make sure to practice safely and don't force yourself. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Navasana (Boat Pose), Bitilasana (Cow Pose), Marjariasana (Cat Pose), Adho Mukha Vrksasana (Handstand), Handstand with the wall is also included, and more. Enjoy.
Dana is back for another class, and this time she will lead you through a 30 minute class designed to be beneficial for athletes. Yoga for athletes is Dana's specialty as she's the yoga instructor for the Golden State Warriors. Many athletes have started to use yoga as a part of their overall training. Yoga can benefit athletes in a variety of ways, benefits include increasing core strength, flexibility, range of motion, balance and breathing. Each athlete should condsider the benefits as it relates to their sport. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward-Facing Dog), Chair Pose(Utkatasana), Plank, Low Lunge, Baby Pigeon, Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend) and more. Enjoy.
It's awesome to have Dana Kraft as a new instructor! Dana's main focus is yoga for athletes, and she's the yoga instructor for the Golden State Warriors. Dana's first class for the site is focused on finding twists from the core. This class is perhaps best suited for the experienced beginner or intermediate yogi. Twisting postures offer a little challenge and are also known for their detoxing results. Twisting is also beneficial for the spine and internal organs. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Bitilasana (Cow Pose), Marjariasana (Cat Pose), Crescent Pose (Crescent Twist), Chair Pose(Utkatasana), Chair Pose Twist(Utkatasana Twist), Anjaneyasana (Low Lunge), Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend), Seated Twists and more. Enjoy.