Crystal Rainbow Borrelli

Crystal Rainbow Borrelli

Meet Crystal: YYOGA YHot, Power and Flow teacher.

Raised by Yogis and trained in India. She is dedicated to her roots teaching the old Traditions and practices of yoga. Offering a powerful class in Asana with depth into Pranayama, Mantra & Mythology. Her bubbly personality and infectious laugh will have you stepping out of your comfort zone in a playful way, to discover yourself on your mat. Her classes will have you sweating, laughing and feeling energized! Crystals passion and heart for living and exploring shine through in everything she does.

Where do you gain your inspiration from?
I gain inspiration through self study, weather that is picking up books, in classes from my own movement or by learning from other teachers.

How do you wish your students to feel after your class?
I would love for the students to feel, more grounded, uplifted and clear in their body, mind and energy body/spirit.

How has yoga impacted your life?
It has impacted my whole life and every part of my life, it has been the life savor at moments of hardship, decision making and keeping myself balanced.

@crystalrainbowyoga

Crystal Rainbow Borrelli
  • Raga Flow: Release Attachment (60 min) - with Crystal Borrelli

    Join Crystal for a Vinyasa Flow class. This class focuses on one of the kleshas. The 5 Kleshas are afflictions, causes of suffering, or spiritual ignorances that hold us back from growth.

    The Klesha that Crystal is focusing on is Raga (attachment). This is attachment to physical things, ideas, ...

  • Rinse & Twist Power (50 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borelli

    Join Crystal for a 50-minute Power Yoga practice. This class focuses on stretching & opening up the hips as well as lots of twisting postures. Crystal calls the core the "house of the soul" and equates twisting to a "purification or rinsing" to move stuck energy up to the heart.

  • Flow Yoga: How the Warriors Came to Be (55 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borelli

    Ever wondered how the Warrior poses got their names? Join Crystal for a Flow Yoga class that includes a beautiful storytelling introduction all about how the Warriors came to be.
    This is a fun and dynamic class dedicated to different Warrior poses. You can expect to flow with the breath, build so...

  • Feel Good Breath Centric Flow (45 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borelli

    This is 45 minutes of Flow Yoga with Crystal. This feel-good flow is all about finding what feels good in your body. Rather than pushing to your limit, find a center that feels good and filled with peace. Crystal also invites you to notice how your body feels, and also how you feel energetically ...

  • Power & Mythology: Bharadvaja (60 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borelli

    Welcome to Power & Mythology with Crystal. Today we are going to practice the teachings of Sage Bharadvaja. In this class, Crystal will enlighten you with stories of Bharadvaja, his life, and the Vedas.
    After this Mythology piece of the class, Crystal will lead you through a Power class where we...

  • 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...

  • Fiery "Agni" Flow (30 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borelli

    Learn & Flow! This is a 30 minute Fiery Flow Yoga class with Crystal.
    This class's theme centres around "Agni". Agni in Samskrita means "fire", and according to Ayurveda, Agni happens to be the entity that is responsible for all digestive and metabolic processes in human beings.
    Vinyasa Flow is ...

  • Dance of the Divine (60 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borelli

    Join Crystal for a 60 minute Flow called "Dance of the Divine". Crystal is an incredibly talented Yoga teacher who is a wealth of information when it comes to Yoga and the mythology that accompanies yoga poses.
    We begin today's practice learning about the story of "Dance of the Divine", which is...

  • Neck & Shoulder Tension Release Stretch (15 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borelli

    Give your neck & shoulders a good stretch with Crystal.

    Most of us have some neck or shoulder tension at some point. Whether it's from work, exercises, a bad sleep, or stress tension, having a sore neck can affect your entiry day. Crystal suggests that it's important to move through these poses ...

  • Hatha Yoga: Root to Rise (45 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borrelli

    Join Crystal for this Root to Rise Hatha Class. This is a 45 minute, grounding yoga practice. The idea in this practice is to nurture, rest, and go inward. We will get into the hips, which represent earth energy, and then work into the core and finally into the heart, for heart-opening poses.

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  • Power & Mythology: Peacock Pose (68 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borelli

    Join Crystal for a firey Power Yoga class!
    Today, we will be flowing through a Power Vinyasa class into pincha mayurasana (the feathered peacock pose), also knows as a forearm stand. This is a challenging pose that takes time to build strength, flexibility, and courage to build into.
    Crystal wil...

  • Crystal explains The Five Koshas Workshop

    In this 90 minute workshop with Crystal Rainbow Borrelli, you will dive into the five sheaths, or Koshas, through meditation, visualization and the physical practice of yoga.

    The five Koshas are:

    Annamaya Kosha (food sheath, Earth element)
    Pranamaya Kosha (vital sheath, Water element)
    Manoma...

  • Meet Crystal Rainbow Borrelli

    Meet YYOGA teacher trainer and YYOGA at Home teacher, Crystal!

    Raised by Yogis and trained in India. She is dedicated to her roots teaching the old Traditions and practices of yoga. Offering a powerful class in Asana with depth into Pranayama, Mantra & Mythology. Her bubbly personality and inf...

  • Power & Mythology: Tittibhasana (45 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borelli

    Join Crystal for a 45 minute Power & Mythology practice. In this class we will learn about the story & practice of Tittibhasana.
    The Tittibha birds took on the great ocean and found that their ego got the best of them & had to go to the King of the birds, Garuda for help.
    This arm balance is to t...

  • Power & Mythology: Hanuman (60 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borelli

    Join Crystal for an incredible Power Yoga practice! This class begins with the story of Hanuman, how he lost his power and then how he reclaimed it. This practice calls forth the energy of Hanuman, remembering your power, bringing in a sense of courage, moving from the heart and taking the leap o...

  • Power & Mythology: Koundinya & Siddhartha (60 min) - Crystal Rainbow Borelli

    Join Crystal to learn about the Mythology of Sage Koundinya and his journey with Siddhartha, as the teacher then became the student to Buddha! After Crystal's storytelling, she will lead us through a dynamic Power Yoga practice!
    The Asana peak pose was of Eka Pada Koundinyasana B! Opening the hip...

  • Power & Mythology: Eka Pada Bakasana (60 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borelli

    Join Crystal for a 60 minute Power class with Myth & Mantra! Today, Crystal's power class will lead us into a One-Legged Crow Pose (Eka Pada Bakasana).
    The arm balance of Eka Pada Bakasana, the story comes from The Mahabharata, the epic tale of India and the Pandava brothers. The teachings of the...

  • Power & Mythology: Sanjana & Surya (60 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borrelli

    Join Crystal for a beautiful hour of learning and powerful movement. In this class, Crystal will tell us the love story of Sanjana & Surya the Sun God and how the Chakra came to be.
    The practice of Chakrasana or "Wheel Pose" is to bring forth more love & light into the body by activating the seve...

  • Hatha Raja (45 min) - with Crystal Rainbow Borelli

    Hatha Raja is a gentle Asana based practice with practicing the Brahmari (bumble bee) breath in the pose.
    The Brahmari soothes the nervous system by stimulating the Pineal gland, by releasing melatonin to help in a meditative state.
    This practice is calming and great for the evening time.

  • Power: for the Hips (25 min) — with Crystal Rainbow Borrelli

    Prepare to sweat! 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.

    Crystal, YYOGA teacher and teacher trainer...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Power Yoga with Harmonium (30 min) — with Crystal Rainbow Borrelli

    Prepare to sweat! 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.

    Crystal leads you through a dynamic and fl...