Monthly Archives: March 2011

Happy Hips for the weekend. Fri 1115 LFF Seminole

Pranayama: Sahaja, Dirgha over 2 blocks

Supine twist, cradle work, hip rotations, can can, roll like a ball, reverse table, cat rolls.  Swan to downward dog, runner type hip opener, 1/2 hanuman.  Penguin, frog, tortoise, easy seat pelvis stretch, hamstring stretches with strap, happy baby, supine crossed leg twist.

Aromatherapy today will be Relaxing Blend from Yoga Flow Oils, thank you Susan.

Silky stretches and restorative love for yourself. Wed 7pm Yum Yum

Pranayama over 2 blocks or blanket to feel the flow of the breath.

 Supine to leg lifts and gentle stretches for the legs, hip side stretch with sandbags. Rolling up and moving into supported child with sandbags on back to center inward.  Rocking of the legs to one side then adding in arm to sustain the stretch, other side. Soft and smooth. Cobbler with blocks.  Queens pose with lots of supports for longer meditation.

Aromatherapy tonight is Prana Blend from Yoga Flow Oils, thank you Susan

Standing Strength Wed 530 Fundamentals

Pranayama: Check in to see that everyone is getting the breathwork

cat rolls, revisited navasana abdominal work, Sun Salutation working with the stepping forward, standing postures using 10′ strap to bring stability to the legs. Warrior 1, pyramid, warrior 2, side angle posture experiencing both sides with the strap then repeating without the strap. Twists and forward folds.

Aromatherapy tonight is Prana blend from Yoga Flow Oils, thank you Susan.

The abdominal strength in yoga postures. Wed 530 fundamentals

Pranayama: Sahaja, Dirgha

Supine with knees bent and shins parallel to ceiling, using abdominal muscles tap toe moving the leg like a hinge to feel the deep abdominal muscles working. Change to tap heel. Lift and lower leg, adding in lift torso.  Happy baby, cat rolls then nose to knee movement in cat, add opposite arm & leg balance. Sun Salute  2 rounds looking at the stepping forward.  Plank with 1/2lotus knee in and hold working the abdominal muscles.  Hands between blocks for dolphin having hands like Doug Keller had. Moving between dolphin and dolphin plank holding.

Navasana work, on mat then turning to face wall and using wall for toes.  Twists and folds to round out class.

Aromatherapy tonight is Ananda Blend from Yoga Flow Oils, thank you Susan

Fluid Flow 745pm LFF Seminole Shanti Vinyasa

Pranayama: Sahaja, Dirgha, Box breath

Standing to flow to the floor for spinal flow, sun salutation to half tortoise twist, balance of tree, pelican, raised standing, swan to downward dog alternating sides, standing strength. Wide leg forward fold, triangle, side angle, sun warrior, warrior 2, pyramid pose, revolved triangle. bridge rolls, plow??,  wheel??  eagle twist, recline cobbler.

Aromatherapy tonight will be Kapha Blend from Yoga Flow Oils, thank you Susan

Tri Yoga Turns always fun. Monday 530 Shanti Vinyasa

Pranayama: Sahaja, Dirgha, Nadi Shodhana

Gentle flow of a sun salutation with added cat bows 1 & 2, 1/2 hanumanasana to open the hips for the turns.  Working on the turns regular cat turns and the ever popular downward dog, swan, squat tortoise, cat, downward dog and repeat.  Using blocks helps with the move from squat tortoise to cat and then to downward dog.  Squat to forward fold back and forth then to basic hand balance.  L-Seat with 1/2 cowface pose or both legs in cowface pose, cobbler with forward fold, basic squat to roll down to hip side stretch.  Oils and Savasana.

Aromatherapy tonight will be Dharma Blend from Yoga Flow Oils, thank you Susan

Yummy wall work and gentle relaxation. Wed 7pm Yum Yum

Pranayama:  Legs resting over seat of chair breath is full and deep.

Moving into a few gentle stretches and then to the wall for gentle warrior series to gently unwind the back. Gentle supported twists and forward folds before a long guided meditation. Savasana. 

Aromatherapy tonight will be Dharma Blend from Yoga Flow Oils, thank you Susan

Golf balls for balance? Wed 530pm Fundamentals

Pranayama over two blocks to open the chest from the week

Two regular Sun Salutation to see how these are feeling.  Golf ball the feet and balance postures, tightrope, Shiva, tree.  Quad stretch standing and using the wall. Forward fold series regular and with feet wide. seated folds and twists Aromatherapy and Savasana

Aromatherapy tonight will be Dharma Blend from Yoga Flow Oils, thank you Susan.