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Foundations - Plank

One of the most foundational positions in exercise and it’s SO important that you feel powerful and supported in it!  Understand the use of your legs, tush and deep abdominals in this position!  Feel your shoulder to core connection! Know where you want your body in space and what you want the sensations to be.

Foundations - Core Muscles

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Foundations - Breathing

So many different kinds of breath. Who’s right?  People always tell me they get the “breathing wrong.”  Consider this: as long as your breathing, your doing it right!  There are many different kinds of breathing and all should be appreciated for their value. Day to day... what is the “best” way to breath?

Foundations - Posture

How you stand, sit and walk impact more than you form working out!  Start here to make little changes that will have big pay offs!

Foundations - Squatting & Lunging

If you know where to place your weight and your awareness in these movements, in makes all the difference in the world!  How to avoid knee stress, activate glutes, utilize your feet and what you want to feel!  These are 2 of the most important movements in the lower body. Don’t avoid them or assume inherent limitation... it’s likely with good form and attention to sensation, these movements can be your lower half’s best friend!

Yin 1-A: Energy Activation

This introduction to the Yin Yoga practice will shake the stress from your body quickly. It is an active meditation, perfect for people who crave the benefits of meditation but struggle with quieting the mind or body discomfort in traditional meditation. The physical benefits will be to lubricate joints, improve mobility, pain relief and improve sleep.

Yin 1-B: Back & Legs Love

This is a gentle physical yoga practice, but advanced/active in its attention paid to breathing and meditative state while opening the body. It is accessible for every body, even beginners. This section focuses on spinal and leg length and mobility.

Yin 1-C: Open Heart & Hips

This continuation of the Yin series focuses on hip and chest/shoulder openers. It maintains the emphasis on breath, supporting a meditative state.

Yin 1-D: Cosmic Meditation

The conclusion of the first Yin series is a still meditation. Designed to build upon the energy flow and tension release gained through the active portions of Yin Yoga. It also can stand alone as a guided meditation. Utilizing simple breath work, mindfully connecting to the earth and energetic sources around us to recharge and unwind tension from the body and mental awareness.

Morning Yoga I

Morning yoga is a gentle practice that takes into account stiffness in the body. This is a wonderful way to start any day or give some TLC to a stiff/sore body any time of day.

Foam Roller - Legs & Hips 

This is a quick, go to routine on the foam roller to release the muscles and facia in legs and hips. This helps release pain and soreness and prevent injury.

Foam Roller - Spine & Shoulders

This video will help ease tension in the back, neck and shoulders.  It will improve posture, especially if you are feeling “hunched” and tight from sitting, working, holding children etc. You will feel taller and lighter in 15 min. 

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