Breathwork

Breathwork

Engage in controlled purposeful breathing patterns with breathwork.

From 2 minute tutorials to breathwork meditations, explore our building library of various methods and teachers who lead you through forms of breathwork aimed at reducing anxiety, connecting to consciousness and inspiring mindfulness.

Breathwork
  • Hatha & Mantra (30 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borelli

    Join Crystal for a 30-minute Hatha yoga practice called the Gayatri Kriya. Gayatri Kriya is a short Yoga sequence to balance all "Doshas". It is Akhanda Yoga's signature sequence. It's a great sequence to practice first thing in the morning and starts with a breathing exercise called "Kapalabhati...

  • Mellow Flow, Meditation & Breathwork (30 min) - with Alia Mai

    Join Alia for a mellow flow yoga-based movement class accompanied by a guided meditation at the beginning and end. We will begin with Nadi Shodhana, or “alternate nostril breathing,” which is a simple yet powerful technique that settles the mind, body, and emotions. You can use it to quiet your m...

  • Power-Flow with Guiding Breath (30 min) - with Alia Mai

    Join Alia Mai for a 30-minute Power-Flow class. This is a Vinyasa Flow-style class with powerful holds and postures. Alia invites us to play with our breath in this practice. This means deep inhales and long, controlled exhales. Let your breath guide your movement and not the other way around. R...

  • Hatha Yoga for Clarity & Peace of Mind (30 mins) — with Rachel Scott

    Enjoy this quick and accessible Hatha Yoga class to help clear your mind and connect to your body.

    Start in a seated position you'll connect to your breath. Rachel will then lead you through a fluid sequence filled with sweet Sun Salutations to bring you back to your body. You'll slow down the ...

  • Yoga Nidra for Deep Sleep (20 min) – with Sam Squire

    If you've been having some trouble sleeping or are just looking for a guide into a deeper, more restful slumber then this is the class for you. The intention of this meditation is to guide you right to sleep; so crawl into bed, grab your blankets, set your alarm, and press play!

    Using the power ...

  • Yoga Nidra for Surrender & Uncertainty (25 min) – with Sam Squire

    Enjoy this meditation practice focused on bringing you a felt sense of calm and surrender even if only for a moment. Using the power of the breath you'll be guided through a 25-minute meditation to help you let go of the things that are no longer serving you.

    Yoga Nidra (or yogic sleep) is one o...

  • Meditation for Emotional Healing (21 min) — with Lisa Sanson

    Whatever you're feeling needs to have space to move, shift, and share the message that it holds. As Lisa touches on, emotions needs to be expressed and this meditation will help you do that.

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  • Meditation Before Sleep (17 min) — with Lisa Sanson

    This meditation with Lisa Sanson is geared towards helping you sleep. Relax, find a comfy spot (you can lay down or in your bed for this!) and settle in. Enjoy ... Zzzzz.

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  • Hatha Yoga for Managing Stress (20 min) — with Lisa Sanson

    This class with Teacher Trainer, Lisa Sanson, is focused on managing stress, beginning with movement and ending in a calming, grounding way that will help you float through the rest of your day or night.

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  • Flow Yoga to Cope with Emotions (20 min) — with Hillary Keegan

    This Flow Yoga practice with Teacher Trainer, Hillary Keegan, will support your emotional release and help you reduce stress.

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  • Tutorial: Alternate Nose Breathing — with Crystal Rainbow Borrelli

    Crystal walks you through Anulom Vilom Pranayama (also often referenced as Nadi Shodhana) in this 3 minute breathing tutorial.

    Raised by yogis and trained in India, Crystal's knowledge of Asana, Pranayama, Mantra and Mythology offers powerful depth and learning for any practitioner.

  • Meditation: How to Calm Anxiety with Breath (10 min) — with Quynh Mi

    What is mindfulness? It starts with breath and observation.

    De-stress, reduce anxiety and promote calmness with this grounding, guided meditation with YYOGA teacher, Quynh Mi.

    Get comfy and tune in.

  • Power Yoga: with Mantra (10 min) — with Crystal Rainbow Borrelli

    Build strength and balance through a dynamic and challenging sequence of postures. YYOGA Power is usually practiced in a room that is heated at 32 degrees, however this is not mandatory or necessary to get the most out of this class.

    This practice includes Nagarjuna Mantra (mantra's to the hig...

  • Meditation for Anxiety (10 min) — with Shelley Tomczyk

    Are you experiencing anxiety? Perhaps you experience it in your thoughts, emotions, or in your physical body. In this class, Shelley will guide you through a meditation in hopes to alleviate some of it.

    You'll start with a few nourishing poses to warm up the body and prepare for meditation. You'...

  • Meditation for Stress (10 min) — with Shelley Tomczyk

    Shelley guides you through a meditation to help bring ease to your mind and body and alleviate stress. This mediation will be less technique and more about observing your thought waves. Practice self observation without judgement.

    For props, you'll need a bolster. If you don't have one, a blanke...

  • Meditation for Sleep (10 min) — with Shelley Tomczyk

    If you suffer from insomnia or have a difficult time sleeping, this class will help you. Shelley will lead you through a sequence of restorative poses in order to get you into a deeper state of relaxation.

    Find a nice space on the wall to work with as well as a bolster and two yoga blocks for su...

  • Pranayama Practice for Calming the Mind (12 min) — with Shelley Tomczyk

    Calm your mind with this pranayama practice. Shelly will guide you through a particular pranayama practice called nadi shodhana which means to calm the nerves. The breath practice is moving through the nostrils, it's also called alternate nostril breathing.

    Make sure you have a comfortable seat...

  • Flow Yoga: Fiery Morning Practice (20 min) — with Crystal Rainbow Borrelli

    Wake up and warm up with Crystal’s Firey Morning Flow, featuring core-centric Bhastrika breathwork and a stimulating sequence. Synchronize breath with movement in order to build strength, balance, and flexibility.

    This class uses yoga blocks. If you don't have any, you can use a stack of books, ...

  • Flow Yoga: Mid-Day Rejuvenating Class (20 min) — with Crystal Rainbow Borrelli

    Overcome your afternoon slump with Crystal’s Mid-Day Rejuvenating Flow. Work with a Three-Part breath to feel more focused, grounded, and alert. Synchronize breath with movement in order to build strength, balance, and flexibility.

    This class uses yoga blocks. If you don't have any, you can use ...

  • Calming Evening Moon Class (20 min) — with Crystal Rainbow Borrelli

    When you're ready to call it a night, Crystal's Cool Evening Flow honours the moon and all you just worked through. Clear your mind, calm your nerves, and practice Brahmari breath before returning to your bed.

    Synchronize breath with movement in order to build strength, balance, and flexibility...

  • What to expect with Farzana's chakra meditation series

    You’ll learn about each of chakra individually as well as how they work together as a system.

    Chakras come in different frequencies, in different areas of our body, and have different purposes. Chakras help energize your body and help you find balance.

    The chakra system is a beautiful framework...

  • Meditation: Anahata Chakra (5 min) — with Farzana Jaffer Jeraj

    Farzana leads you through a meditation to help open your heart chakra and fill it with lots of love and light.

    Chakras are an energy system within the body, a series of energy centres, also referred to as “wheels” and “vortexes”, that draw energy in. They come in different frequencies, in differ...

  • Meditation: Ajna Chakra (5 min) — with Farzana Jaffer Jeraj

    Farzana leads you through a meditation focussing on your third eye chakra, to bring in energy so you're able to think with clarity and focus.

    Chakras are an energy system within the body, a series of energy centres, also referred to as “wheels” and “vortexes”, that draw energy in. They come in ...

  • Meditation: Chakra Balancing (10 min) — with Farzana Jaffer Jeraj

    If you’ve ever felt stagnant or spiraling out of control or simultaneously both, chances are your chakras are out of alignment. This series calmly guides breath and intention into our seven main energy points from your root to your crown chakra.

    Each meditation focuses on balancing a specific en...