Yoga Tutorial: Jump from Crow to Chaturanga (10 min) - with Connor Roff
Trying to jump from Crow Pose (Bakasana) to Chaturanga? This is a challenging transition that takes a lot of core and upper body strength. In this 10 minute tutorial, Connor will provide you with tips and alignment cues to help you make this transition possible.
All About Surya Namaskar B (20 min) - with Sasha Smith
When Surya Namaskar B (Sun Salutation B) comes up in class, do you find it moves really quickly and have trouble keeping up? This is really common, as this challenging sequence of poses includes moving your body quickly with the breath, as well as retention of breath.
Lotus pose may look simple, but is a challenging pose to do safely. This is actually quite an advanced pose, that should not be attempted until you've opened up the inner things, quads, and glutes. If your hips aren't open enough to safely do this pose, it ca...
Tutorial: Legs up the Wall (12 min) - with Katrina Chan
Join Katrina to learn more about inverting your legs. You can practice taking the weight and blood out of your feet, ankles and legs by putting them up the wall, or by putting a bolster (or cushion) below your low back. This can feel so nice to reverse the position of our body at the end of the day.
Yogi Tips: Chair Pose (2 min) - with Mikaela Millington
Learn some tips from Mikaela on doing a chair pose (utkatasana)
Here are some pointers for this pose:
- Chair pose can have your feet together or hip-width distance apart.
- Weight is in the heels
- Soften the shoulders away from the ears and widen them if that feels better
- Make sure your knee...
Tutorial: Saddle Pose (6 min) - with Hillary Keegan
Join Hillary for a tutorial on how to do "Saddle Pose" and "Fixed Firm" pose (Supta Virasana).
Saddle Pose is a Yin yoga pose targetting mostly the front of the thighs, as well as the hip flexors and abdominals. It also gives some gentle compression to the lower back. The quads and hip flexors ar...
Pilates Tutorial: Neutral Pelvis (8 min) - with Hana Weinwurm
This is a quick, Pilates tutorial. This tutorial will cover the "neutral" pelvis often referred to in Pilates classes. This class also focuses on maintaining a neutral pelvis for the many side-body exercises you experience in a Pilates class, as well.
Yogi Tip: Warrior 2 (3 min) - with Mikaela Millington
If you practice yoga, you've probably done many "Warrior 2" (virabhadrasana 2) poses. Mikaela breaks down the pose in this Yogi Tip to help you find proper alignment while you flow through your class.
- Front heel to back inner arch alignment
- You don't half to keep your back foot parallel to th...
Yogi Tips: Upward Facing Dog (3 min) - with Mikaela Millington
Interested in learning more about yoga poses? Mikaela breaks down Upward Facing Dog (Urdhva Mukha Svanasana).
- Untuck your toes and press into the tops of your feet
- Engage your thighs and activate your legs to lift hips
- Reach your chest forward
- Keep your wrists under your shoulders
Stretch for Period Cramps (10 min) - with Jayme Burke
Did you know that lengthening the front line of the body can help with cramping & pain?
Welcome to a 10 minute tutorial on different poses and stretches you can do when you are feeling menstrual pain & cramps. Jayme will walk you through a number of poses that could potentially assist you during...
Join Chrissy for the educational class on improving posture. This class will look into "adaptive shortening" which is when a muscle is held in a position for a long time and then grows into that position. Chrissy will take us through three different areas of the body where "adaptive shortening" c...
Tutorial: Common Mistakes in Forward Folds (3 min) - with Rachel Scott
In this very quick yoga tutorial, we address common mistakes in forward folds so you can fix your alignment and forward fold correctly!
Common mistakes include hunching the back, hyper-extending the knees, sitting in the knee joint, and jamming our knees back. Learn how to protect yourself throug...
Tutorial: Common Mistakes in Backbends (4 min) - with Rachel Scott
Fix your backbend or learn how to do it correctly!
Backbending in Yoga happens in most classes but doesn't already feel great if your alignment is off. Learn about these common mistakes in backbends so you can practice proper alignment. This tutorial uses Camel Pose, Upward-Facing Dog / Cobra as...
Tutorial: Common Mistakes Doing Lunges (2 min) - with Rachel Scott
In this very quick yoga tutorial, we address common mistakes in lunges so you can fix your alignment and lunge correctly! And yes, it does matter. For the sake of your body (and knees!) please lunge correctly and be aware of where you put your feet.
Foam Roller Unwind (18 min) - with Alison Lloyd-Nijjar
Join Alison for this short class on using a foam roller to unwind. If you have a foam roller at home but aren't quite sure what to do with it, check out today's class!
This is a slower class that is more on the therapeutic side. This class will include education on how to utilize a foam roller, s...