In this class you will practice long hold side stretches with the support of a chair. Side stretching yoga poses lengthen the muscles between the ribs and pelvis including parts of the lower back, and open the sides of the ribcage. Hence, improving ribcage mobility and the expansiveness of the lungs, which makes breathing easier in all situations. Props suggested: chair, yoga mat, yoga blocks, cushion
In this class you will practice long-hold backward bending poses with the support of a chair that will keep your body in correct alignment and helps to open up the chest and shoulders, hence, alleviate any neck and back pain. It strengthen back muscles and beneficial in developing good posture which keeps the spine flexible and mobile. Asides backward bending stimulate the abdomen hence, improves and keep the organs function in 100%. Props suggested: chair, yoga mat, cushion.
In this heart chakra awakening class, we’ll take things slow. Started with abdominal breathing, followed by a series of warm-ups and restorative yin practice and ended with Abhaya Hridaya Mudra with guided meditation on self love affirmations, we’ll let go the tensions and negativity and infuse more self love and positive vibes into our practice on and off the mat.
With the support of a chair and holding long into forward bending yoga poses you are able to maintain good alignment. Hence, releases tension of the lower back and stretches the whole back (spine, shoulders and hamstrings), helps to calm the mind and relieves mild depression. Props suggested: chair, yoga mat, cushion.
A chair can simply provide a good support especially holding long on yoga poses. In this class, you will be doing twisting yoga poses with the support of a chair that can help you go deeper into the pose and access to hidden places where you hold tension. Also provides an opportunity to build strength. Props suggested: chair, yoga mat, cushion.
Crown Chakra is the highest energy center in your entire chakra system and it integrates the individual qualities of all 7 chakras. Crown Chakra also known as the thousand-petaled lotus, located at the top of your head. The main function of the Crown Chakra is to connect you with the Divine force and source of healing energy. This class focuses on affirmation and meditation as it is the most important practice for unlocking the power of your Crown Chakra for absolute freedom and ladder to immortality. You will chant all the 7 Main Chakra beeja mantras and finally practice Sahasrara Chakra Mudra and mentally chant the beeja mantra “OM” associated with the Sahasrara Chakra. Props suggested: wall space
This will be a 7 weeks program, in the sequential order you will practice to unlock one chakra with relevant yoga postures, a mudra and beeja mantra associated with the chakra. You will practice the sequence for that chakra once a day for one week until the next chakra. The Third Eye Chakra or Ajna Cakra is the sixth chakra from the bottom, is located in the middle of your head, between the eyebrows. The Third Eye Chakra controls your ability to perceive, think creatively and use your intuition. It also governs your self-awareness, self-realization, imagination and ability to envision all of your dreams. This class focuses on meditation, affirmation and pranayama as the Third Eye Chakra is more responsive towards such practices. At the end of the class, you will practice Ajna Chakra Mudra and chant the beeja mantra “OM” associated with Ajna Chakra. Props suggested: yoga blocks.
This will be a 7 weeks program, in the sequential order you will practice to unlock one chakra with relevant yoga postures, a mudra and beeja mantra associated with the chakra. You will practice the sequence for that chakra once a day for one week until the next chakra. The Throat Chakra or Vishuddha Cakra is the fifth chakra from the bottom, is located at the neck and associated with communication, listening, creativity and the ability to purify what we put out in the world. This class focuses a practice on speaking your inner truth which includes breath of fire (kapalabhati pranayama) lion’s breath (simha pranayama), neck rolls and stretches and more. At the end of the class, you will practice Vishuddha Chakra Mudra and chant the beeja mantra “HAM” associated with Vishuddha Chakra. Props suggested: yoga blocks
Breathing is the very essence of life and the first thing we do when we enter this world and the last thing when we depart. In between, our bodies absorb roughly half a billion breaths. In this 60-minutes yoga practice, we will explore a few simple breathing techniques for calming both the nervous system and the overworked mind.
Whether you are new to yoga or just new to Yogavatar® the basics of every style are a strong foundation for your practice. Vinyasa fundamentals are short beginners program to get your yoga practice right from the get-go.
Learn how to begin to practice a vinyasa style in a safe and strong way so that you can move through a full class feeling confident and having a better understanding of the postures. You will review something different on each class, from the concept of ujjayi breath to the foundational postures such as downward facing dog, plank pose, chaturanga, upward dog, warrior l, warrior ll, and high lunge.
This is a perfect place to start if you are feeling unsure and a bit overwhelmed with what a full class. Remember that this is just the beginning and the more you practice the easier it will get. So bring your mat and a couple of blocks and let your journey begin.