Category Archives: Balance

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.

Gentle awareness using King Kong Block to build strength and stretch. Mon 7pm Yum Yum

Seated in chair pranayama, Sahaja, Dirgha, Nadi Shodhana

Standing on a block allowing the flow of the hip to be a dangle to open the hip flexors, chair squats on the wall, step downs, wall push ups, calf stretch.

To the floor for shoulder and hip releases.  Gentle somatic stretches. Roll up for aromatherapy, Savasana.

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

Balance for Bliss. Fri 1115 LFF Sem

Pranayama: Sahaja, Dirgha, Nadi shodhana

Hip rolls, cat rolls, fire hydrant rolls, nose to knee balance. Toe stretch to toe balance. Standing forward fold, runner to crescent runner, 1/2 Hanuman, downward facing dog,  warrior 1,pyramid, revolved triangle. Simple balance of just coming up onto toes, then adding arms in, tightrope balance up on toes.

Forward fold, squat, forward fold building strength in the  legs and buttocks.  Twist and forward folds to round everything out before aromatherapy and Savasana.

Aromatherapy today is Energizing Blend from Yoga Flow Oils, thanks Susan

Finding center, back into balance. Tues 745pm Shanti Vinyasa

Pranayama: Sahaja, Nadi Shodhana, Anuloma Viloma

Working on balance tonight, from low on the knees to standing.  Cat rolls, extended cat rolls, kneeling opposite arm and leg, reverse table with one leg lifted or in cradle add dips.  Toe stretch to toe balance to stand. Reed, reed with elbows wide feeling the opening of the side body. Forward folds to lunge to crescent lunge, step forward to hand to knee and holding the knee fold forward, float back up and into twisted hand to knee or foot pose. Lunge, vinyasa and other side.  Lunge, chair up on toes to standing still up on toes to sink back into deep chair.  Half moon and arching half moon, wide leg forward fold adding twist, toe balance or crow.

Cat, toe stretch, cowface and folding over the legs, cobbler or tarasana. Aromatherapy and Savasana.

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

Foam roller fun. Tues 530pm Core strength

Pranayama will be draping over the foam roller this evening. Feeling the expansion of the breath from the  mid-line out.

Working on the roller tonight not only works the inner core muscles but also the balance.  Tonight we will be going between the roller and working some old fashion abdominal work.  Finishing  with deep massage using the roller.

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

Strength, balance and a beautiful back. Mon 530 Shanti Vinyasa

Pranayama: Sahaja, Dirgha, Nadi Shodhana, Anuloma Viloma

Right into flows with cat bows, 3 legged dog (extended mountain) to swan, back to cat bows but adding on for extended cat bows. Balance with raised standing to warm up the feet and legs, tree, extended tree, half stance. Strengthening flows for the back, flowing cobra to locust. Tortoise bow and arch, easy seat, Janu Sirsasana to Tarasana, aromaterapy to savasana.

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

Finding balance in the New Year. Wed 7pm Yum Yum

Pranayama: Sahaja, Nadi Shodhana, Anuloma viloma

Cat rolls, extended cat rolls, sun bird, knee down side plank.  Facedown to cobra 1 rolls, opposite arm and leg lifts.  Standing raised standing 1 &2, Tree with back to wall, then knee on wall, dancer facing wall.  Wall chair to floor, tortoise twist using wall, Nadi Shodhana again.  Easy sit forward fold and walk side to side. armotherapy and savasana.

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