Meditation can be a powerful tool to help calm and focus the mind. Sometimes it's very beneficial to slow down and just breathe. This class is a short and sweet meditation with Priscilla Leite. In this class, Priscilla will guide you through a meditation focused on forgiveness. Naturally, the ability to forgive can set us free and release tension from the mind and body. Priscilla will touch on the importance of not only forgiving others, but also forgiving ourselves. Remember, meditation can be a powerful asset to calm the mind and find stillness in our hectic daily routines, so perhaps it's time to take a short break from your power flows and workouts. There's no music in the meditation, but you can easily play some for yourself if you prefer it! Enjoy.
In this class, Priscilla will guide you through a 30 minute class that will help you prepare and practice splits. Naturally, splits aren't for everyone and can certainly challenge your flexibility. For this reason, Priscilla will offer a variety of options as you work toward full splits. As with many poses, make sure not to force yourself into any posture. Take the time to find your current limit and slowly work toward a deeper posture. Splits offer many benefits including stretching the thighs, opening the hips flexors and building patience. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog), Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog), Urdhva Prasarita Eka Padasana (Standing Split), Hanumasana (Full Split), and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!
Twisting poses offer many benefits, twisting is a great way to help detox the body and twisting is also beneficial for a healthy spine. In some cases, twisting can also help with lower back pain and digestion. Twisting may also be beneficial with emotional digestion as well, twisting postures could help to wring the stress out of the body. This class is 45 minutes in length and will offer a very nice variety of twisting poses. Priscilla does offer a few poses to challenge, so the class would be best classified as being Level 1/2 or Intermediate. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog), Parivrtta Trikonasana Pose (Revolved Triangle), Utkatasana Twists Variations (Chair Pose), Anjaneyasana (High Lunge), Plank & Forearm Plank Twists and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!
Well, stress always seems to find a way to invade all of our daily lives in one way or another. Finding ways to cope with and release stress is a critical part of leading a healthly life style. Of course, releasing stress is easier said than done. Many people do find yoga and stretching to be therapeutic and helpful with managing stress. This class is a beginner level slow flow that will offer simple poses to stretch and hopefully release tension from your body. Priscilla includes standing poses, hip openers, shoulder openers and more. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog), Virabhadrasana II (Warrior II), Trikonasana (Triangle Pose), Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide Legged Forward Bend), Utthan Pristhasana (Lizard Pose). As always practice safely. Enjoy!
Many of us love the flow and movement aspect of yoga. There are numerous styles of yoga, yet Vinyasa Flow continues to be one of the most popular. For whatever reason, many of us just love to move while practicing yoga! Flow classes are beneficial for a variety of reasons including the simple fact that they get your blood flowing and wake up your body. This class is an all levels flow class, the sequence is 30 minutes in length and should be suitable for a variety of yogis. If sitting still bores you, then try out a little flow with Priscilla! Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog), Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog), Utkatasana (Chair Pose), Kumbhakasana (Plank Pose), Crescent Pose (High Lunge) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!
It's safe to say that most of us don't take very much time to just be thankful for all the wonderful things in our life. Sometimes it can be very beneficial to just slow down a few moments and give thought to all the blessings that we take for granted. In this class, Priscilla will guide you through a simple seated meditation designed to focus on gratitude. It doesn't matter if you have no experience with meditating, the class is short and sweet. Meditation can be a powerful tool to calm the mind and find stillness in our hectic daily routines, so perhaps it's time to take a short break from your power flows and workouts. There's no music in the meditation, but you can easily play some for yourself if you prefer it! Enjoy.
Plank Pose is one of many yoga postures that will surprise you with it's difficulty! In other words, it's harder than it looks! In this class, Priscilla will guide you through a 50 minute class focused on Plank Pose and it's numerous variations. Plank Pose will challenge your endurance, balance and strength. The pose will also help prepare you for more difficult yoga postures. This would be classified as an All Levels class as it offers many basic poses along with a variety of challenging postures. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog), Camatkarasana (Wildthing Pose), Kumbhakasana (Plank Pose), Vasisthasana (Side Plank), Ustrasana (Camel Pose), Humble Warrior and more. Enjoy the Plank Party!
It's awesome to welcome Priscilla Leite to our site! Priscilla's first class is a mellow Yin Yoga sequence that would be easy for any yogi to practice while using a home wall. Yin Yoga is a slow paced style of yoga in which the poses are held for a longer period of time, some may also describe Yin as being a more meditative type of yoga. This class is 29 minutes in length and would certainly work well for a beginner yogi. Priscilla offers up a variety of postures including both standing and seated poses. Poses include legs up the wall, standing shoulder openers, forward fold, and hip openers. If you're looking to slow your roll, join Priscilla for some mellow Yin. Enjoy.