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Classes With Shoulders Focus


Class
Kim's Relaxing Neck Stretch
$2.95

Yoga For The Neck

Style: Restorative
Length: 20 Min.
Focus: Neck
Instructor: Kim Bilyk
Props: Block
Level: Level 1 (Beginner)
It's no secret that stress and tension can gather in our upper body, especially in the neck and shoulders. We've added a class recently with Drinie that focused on the shoulders. In this class, Kim will take a few minutes to help you give attention to both the neck and shoulders. This sequence is very grounded with only seated poses and postures on your back. We would consider this a restorative style practice. A block will be useful. Poses include several neck stretch exercises in Sukhasana (Easy Pose), shoulder openers and stretches in Supta Matsyendrasana (Supine Twist), plus Balasana (Child's Pose) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!
Class
Drinie's Light & Easy Shoulders
$4.95

Yoga For Shoulders

Style: Restorative
Length: 31 Min.
Focus: Shoulders
Instructor: Drinie Aguilar
Props: Blocks
Level: Level 1 (Beginner)
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!
Class
Drinie's Short & Slow Heart Flow
$2.95

Yoga Flow

Style: Vinyasa Flow
Length: 20 Min.
Focus: Open Hearts
Instructor: Drinie Aguilar
Props: None
Level: Level 1/2 (All Levels)
Drinie will guide you through this short time saving class that's packed full of heart openers, and it may just put you in a better state of mind! Heart openers are a great way to open the mind and free tension from the upper body, especially that dreaded shoulder stress from sitting slumped at a desk all day. This class is an All Levels class with many poses suited for beginners! No props are needed for this class. Poses include Marjaryasana & Bitilasana (Cat/Cow Pose), Uttana Shishosana (Puppy Pose), Salamba Bhujangasana (Sphinx Pose), Salabhasana (Locust Pose), Natarajasana (Dancer Pose), Anjaneyasana (Low Lunge) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!
Class
Drinie's Mini-Workshop: Forearm Stand
$4.95

Forearm Stand

Style: Vinyasa Flow
Length: 30 Min.
Focus: Inversion
Instructor: Drinie Aguilar
Props: Block/Strap
Level: Level 2/3 (Int/Adv)
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!
Class
Drinie's Shoulder Heaven
$4.95

Yoga For Shoulders

Style: Vinyasa Flow
Length: 31 Min.
Focus: Shoulders
Instructor: Drinie Aguilar
Props: Block/Strap
Level: Level 1/2 (All Levels)
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!
Class
Yuuki's Upper Back Focus & Open Hearts
$4.95

Yoga For Upper Back

Style: Vinyasa Flow
Length: 30 Min.
Focus: Upper Back
Instructor: Yuuki Yamagiwa
Props: None
Level: Level 1/2 (Intermediate)
Many of us face a variety of back issues and yoga can provide postures to help! Many back issues seem to occur in the lower back, but we can't forget about our upper back! This class will focus on some of the poses that can help the upper back and open the chest. We would consider this an Intermediate Level class that may challenge the beginner. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Anjaneyasana (Crescent Pose), Camatkarasana (Wildthing Pose), Marjaryasana/Bitilasana (Cat/Cow Pose), Vasisthasana (Side Plank Pose) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!
Class
Katie's Easy Neck Release & Relief
$4.95

Style: Vinyasa Flow
Length: 31 Min.
Focus: Neck
Instructor: Katie Baki
Props: None
Level: Level 1 (Beginner)
It's no secret that our necks and shoulders are havens for tension and stress. Many of us sit in front of a computer all day or trapped behind a desk, both of these situations usually lead to tension in the neck and shoulders. Yoga classes like this one can help with postures that will hopefully reduce and release stress through the upper body. This class should be suitable for beginners and students with limited experience. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Sukhasana (Easy Seat Pose), Marjaryasana/Bitilasana (Cat/Cow Pose), Low Lunge, Balasana (Child's Pose) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!
Class
Ariana's Yoga For Good Posture: Shoulders
$4.95

Style: Vinyasa Flow
Length: 30 Min.
Focus: Posture
Instructor: Ariana Lebedev
Props: Blocks
Level: Level 1 (Beginner)
Chances are like most people you likely struggle with maintaining good posture. It's easy to catch ourselves slumping at our desks or simply just not standing up straight throughout the day. Poor posture can have a negative impact on us physically and let's face it, poor posture just looks bad! Yoga offers a variety of poses that can help to remind us to strive for good posture, and yoga can also help strengthen the core, back and neck which is beneficial in attaining great posture. This class is 30 minutes in length and offers mostly poses for the beginner. Poses include Sukhasana (Easy Pose), Uttana Shishosana (Puppy Pose), Low Lunge, Uttanasana (Standing Forward Fold), Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand), Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!
Class
Ariadne's Open Hearts & Open Mind
$2.95

Style: Vinyasa Flow
Length: 22 Min.
Focus: Just A Flow
Instructor: Ariadne Vickers-Davis
Props: None
Level: Level 1 (Beginner)
We're thrilled to add Ariadne to our site as an instructor! In her first class, Ariadne will guide you through a short sequence to help open the heart and the shoulders. After a day of hunching at our desks and driving through traffic, we tend to gather tension in our shoulders and neck. Heart opening postures can greatly help to release that stress. Many times as we open and release body parts, it also leads to opening and relaxing the mind. This class is slow paced and should work well for the beginner student. Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Bhujangasana (Cobra), Low Lunge, Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose), Salabhasana (Locust Pose), Ardha Purvottanasana (Reverse Table) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!
Class
Drinie's Open Shoulders & Core Flow
$6.95

Style: Vinyasa Flow
Length: 37 Min.
Focus: Shoulders
Instructor: Drinie Aguilar
Props: None
Level: Level 2 (Intermediate)
It's great to welcome Drinie Aguilar to our site as an instructor! Drinie's first class will focus on helping you to open your shoulders and build core strength. Relaxing and opening the shoulders is a great way to release tension and stress from the upper body and neck. Drinie will also provide postures to help build core strength and get you started with a Forearm Balance. This class would be considered Level 2 or Intermediate. As always, practice safely! Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Baddha Virabhadrasana (Humble Warrior), Virabhadrasana II(Warrior II), Uttana Shishosana (Puppy Pose), Vasisthasana (Side Plank Pose), Forearm Plank, Pincha Mayurasana (Forearm Balance) and more. Enjoy.


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