This page provides a sampling of yoga videos, from full length classes, to short videos. Topics include: anatomy, breathing practices, mudras, using props, asana technique, guided meditation/yoga nidra and more... To see all our videos, visit our YouTube channel and consider subscribing.
Class starts reclined with belly/rib cage focused breath. Then continues with a series of joint loosening movements, first on one side of the body and then the other. A few variations of low lunge are next. Then it is up to standing for forward bends, side bends and twists. Standing section ends with a clock dynamic balance sequence done two ways. Finally, back to the floor for a few finishing poses and shavasana.
Release tension in the neck and upper back with this simple movement. Have a seat in a chair and let's get started.
This 20 minute guided meditation uses gold energy for healing, relaxation and connecting to the Higher Self. Find a comfortable seated or reclined position and enjoy.
Learn about the movements of your wrist and fingers: wrist flexion and extension, wrist ulnar and radial deviation, wrist circles, finger flexion and extension, finger abduction and adduction, finger circles. 5 min
A five minute practice of sama vritti pranayama -- which means equal also know as equal waves of breath. This technique has many benefits including: reduces anxiety, aids digestion, stabilizes blood pressure, improves sleep, and increases our ability to focus and think clearly. As with any yoga technique, be sure to stay within your comfort zone and do not force, stress or strain. Make this practice a regular part of your day and see what happens...
Highlights: wrist and hand movements; upper back releasing; floor/earth salutation; sun salutations with low lunge: twisted versions of fierce pose, down dog, high lunge and expanded leg stretch; eagle pose; sphinx and cobra variations; seated twist; reclined ankle to knee series... 64 min
Experts say that learning new things is good for stimulating the mind, encouraging new ways of thinking and building new brain cells. Plus the mental focus required to do something challenging brings our attention more fully into the NOW. This is the main goal of the many tools of yoga. 6 min.
Learn some basics about where the diaphragm is located, and how it is designed to move during normal respiration. Then spend a few minutes focusing on this movement -- first in the lower ribs and then the upper ribs. 8 minutes
This is an amazing strap assisted chest opener. You will need a long yoga strap -- a 10 foot strap is best. Notice what happens to your whole body, breath and energy when you get yourself into the final position. This can be a great thing to do for a few minutes if you have been sitting for a long time slouched over a computer. Let the strap support your posture and focus on your breath. 2 minutes
Did you know you can release tension in the neck by moving the ankles and toes? This short sequence is a wonderful example of how the whole body is interconnected. By moving the ankles and toes we release the entire back side of the body from the soles of the feet to the back of the head. Many students notice quite a shift in neck movement at the end of this simple sequence. Do it yourself and see what happens! 4 minutes
This is a very simple technique that anyone can do to release tension in the neck, jaw and shoulders. People are usually amazed by the change in range of motion and ease of turning the head after just a few minutes. For a quicker version, do both ears at the same time. 5 minutes
A 35 minute yoga nidra guided meditation and relaxation practice. If you have yet to experience the profound effects of this yoga technique, lie down, get comfortable and enjoy!
A wonderful sequence of movements for the hands, wrists and shoulders. When put together it explores the different stages of the lotus flower.
Loosen the major joints of the body: spine, shoulders, elbows, hands, hips, knees and feet. 28 minutes, very accessible. You will need a sturdy chair.