The Moving Towards Handstand series is designed to help you get started in the handstand journey. This series is for all practitioners at all levels. It does not matter if you are just starting to practice handstand or if you are further along in your handstand practice. You can still come back to this series to warm up or get tips and tricks for more solid handstand practice. By the time you are done with this series, you'll know how to warm up your body for handstand with mobility drills, strengthen and stretch in a way that serves your journey, the ideal form, and alignment of handstand to make you as light as a feather when you are upside down. Don't worry you will learn how to fall out of a handstand safely and consciously so that you can practice with no fear. Remember that once is never enough for a handstand. Consistency is the key here. So I recommend you take these classes daily until you get the hang of it or develop a habit. Now let's get ready and meet on the mat!
Get ready to stretch all of your lower body muscles. Splits are tricky but you have everything you need in this series, to ease into your splits. It doesn't matter where you are on your journey, with regular practice you can master your splits in no time. Each time you come back to this series again, you will see how your body is giving back the effort you put into this. Every day it will get easier and easier. In this series, you will stretch each and every muscle that is crucial for this practice. There is a different class for each muscle containing different flexibility drills, that you can practice before getting into splits or anytime you want to release tension in that area. After getting your body ready for the pose, you will learn how to get into it and play with it in the splits flow class.
Backbends have many benefits. Opening your heart will heal you physically, mentally, and emotionally. Backbends obviously increase your physical flexibility but another important aspect of the backbends is that they make you face your emotions. When you are practicing backbends, you are opening your heart to the world and that takes courage. Opening your heart is a delicate business but it will help you grow emotionally and mentally. In this series, you will explore 5 foundational backbending poses along with back strengtheners and counterposes to avoid injuries and to have a healthy backbend practice. You will learn how to get in and out of the pose safely, deepen the poses, and also some variations for special conditions. This series is for everyone. You just need to be ready to open your heart.
Even if you are new to yoga, you probably at least heard of the name of these poses. We gathered the most used asanas in yoga asana practice and dived into the details of each pose. Foundation is the key after all, if you build a solid foundation it will be easier for you to build on it. Further, on to your practice, these will probably be the poses you will encounter the most. When you leave this series you will be equipped with everything you need to know about that specific posture.
Pranayama means expansion of the vital life force. We usually underestimate our breath as it is always there with us, but learning how to expand and free your breath will help you to calm your mind, release stress, boost energy, and a lot more benefits that you can’t even imagine accomplishing with your breath. We will be introducing you to 5 different powerful breathing techniques that you can benefit from in your yoga practice or daily life. These practices are perfectly safe and suitable for practitioners from all levels.
Yoga Nidra is a meditative relaxation technique. Practicing Nidra is really great to release tension, reduce anxiety and stress, an amazing way to have a deeply relaxing experience and move into a meditative state. You can lie down and do it, available for everybody, every time. You just need to hear, listen and feel the instructions. After this series, you will see how profound yoga Nidra can be in your life.