Category Archives: Toe Stretch

Whole body massage with Iyengar alignment. Fri 1115am

Pranayama: Sahaja, Dirgha, Nadi Shodhana, Anuloma Viloma

Cat rolls, toe stretches, inversion & eversion, reverse table, Navasana flow.  Standing strength focusing on alignment since I will be gone for 3 weeks I want to bring awareness to the alignment today.

Spinal flows for back strength, bridge rolls and bridge lifts adding quad stretch here.  Happy baby, hip side stretch. Roll up for aromatherapy.

Aromatherapy today is Ananda Bend from Yoga Flow Oils, thank you Susan

Lets get Hippy together. Tues 745pm

Pranayama over two block to start to open the upper body.

Cat rolls, cat hip rolls. Toe stretch, top of foot stretch to roll over top of feet using blocks to assist.  Hand balance, squat 1, extended squat.  Reverse table to open the chest.  Standing strength flowing through these postures to warm the hips before the big openings.  Leg stretch to open the hamstrings.

The deeper postures for opening the hips will be Penguin and extended frog. Skanda  To the floor Sukasana stretch some gentle twist, aromatherapy and savasana.

Aromatherapy tonight is Pitta Blend to cool the heat of this summer, Thank you Susan

Open those shoulders with bondage tonight. Tues 745

Got your attention with the bondage right??  😛 Well we are going to use a strap to really open the shoulders through out most of the class tonight.  Putting the strap on even before pranayama practice tonight. Feeling the breath move through the body with the awareness of the strap. Sahaja, Dirgha, Box

Toe stretch with shoulder openers.

Sun Salute slowly still with the strap on to bring awareness as to when or if the shoulders want to roll forward.  Standing strength with the strap still on. Deviasana, Triangle, Reverse triangle, 5 point star, Warrior 2, Side Warrior, Warrior 2, Deviasana up on toes, Wide Leg Forward Fold.  other side.  Balance:  Tree with strap still on and bringing the knee forward to a balancing twist.   Remove strap and feel the lightness and openness of the upper body.

Forward fold to squat one, repeating to open the hips and work the core.  Hand balance tonight with Tolasana and crow.  Janu Sirsanasa forward fold and twists.  Pin Wheel release for the hips and shoulders,  wide leg forward fold with strap.  Aromatherapy and Savasana

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

Open heart, strong back. Mon 530pm

Pranayama over blocks to open the heart.  Sahaja, Dirgha, Box breath.

Adding alittle Om Yoga to the flows  from Cindy Lee tonight.  A deep shoulder opener being ever mindful of the high mobility and unstable shoulder joint…… do what is right for you.

Toe Stretch with arm movements as well as mudras. Up to standing for a gentle flowing sun salutation. Visiting some heart openers tonight with cobra, bow, camel, bridge rolls then a supported bridge with leg lifts and offering an unusual.. not for everyone quad opener.    Down from bridge to happy baby, hip side stretch and to the good stuff aromatherapy and Savasana.

Aromatherapy tonight will be Vatta/Pitta Blend from Yoga Flow Oils, thank you Susan

Better posture by using the back correctly. Mon 530pm

Pranayama: Sahaja, Dirgha, Shining Skull breath with holds

Opening the side body with palm tree, spinal rolls, cat bow 1,  Standing strength,  mountain heel press, extended mountain moves to open the hips, forward folds with shoulder openers.

Support for better postures starts with the back muscles so tonight we will strengthen them. Cobra 1, Cobra1/Boat, Half Locust , Sphinx.   Releases for the back with Bridge rolls, Cradle, Cobbler and Hip side stretch.

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

Balance, strength and opening the feet. Fri 1115

Pranayama: Finding center with the breath. Sahaja, Dirgha, Anuloma Viloma

Building strength in the shoulders with Cat Bow 1 & Cat Bow 2. Opening the hips with 3 leg dog, pigeon. Opening the feet before standing strength. Toe stretch, toe balance, cobbler balance, top of foot stretch and the calf and ankle stretch.

Standing strength, to balance chair with a twist.  Building strength in the legs as well as balance by moving from Forward fold to squat. Twists and forward folds before aromatherapy oils and Savasana.

Aromatherapy today will be Open Heart from Yoga Flow Oils, thank you Susan.

The Core and More. Tues 530pm

Standing Pranayama:  Sahaja, Dirgha, Sun

Standing 100’s from Pilates.  Toe Balance, toe stretch, top of foot stretch, ankle stretch.  Neck work continues tonight.

Roll like a ball, roll up, roll down,  cross crawl sets, seal, frog.  Cat rolls for the spine, buttock tighteners, and onto the legs.   Shoulder openers with strap, Twist and Forward folds, Aromatherapy, Savasana

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

Strengthen the body to flow through summer. Mon 530pm

Pranayama: Sahaja, Dirgha, shining skull with holds.

Spinal flows with Pyramid 1 rolls, Triangle, Toe Stretch, Toe Balance.  Extended Mountain to work deeper into the hips and legs. Extended bend with shoulder stretch. 

Cat rolls and Cat bows adding in if got cat bows down moving into extended cat bows.  Cobra flows with cobra twist added in.  Half Locust & Opposite arm and leg lift to strengthen the back muscles on a diagonal.

Cooling down on the wall with wall hang, wall lift, gentle warrior, water fall, squat 1.   Lowering to floor and away from the wall for leg stretch, knees to chest twist, reclined butterfly with twist.  Savasana

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

Core and Balance tonight Tues 745pm

Pranayama: Sahaja, Dirgha, Nadi Shodhana with holds.

Mixing in some Pilates tonight because yoga can’t compete with Pilates for core work.  So tonight will be a mix of Yoga & Pilates.

100 and see what you think of this pranayama practice.  Tri Yoga Hip rotations, Roll over, Roll up  adding in Archer twist.  Roll like a ball.  Waterwheel,  Abdominal twists from yoga with a twist of Can Can thrown in.  😀      Bridge rolls, roll up and over to prone for Sphinx, Cobra 2, opposite arm and leg.  Child

Toe stretch, Toe Balance, Forward Fold to Standing. Wide leg forward fold, Skanda, Warrior 1, Balance with twist, Warrior1, Warrior 3, Warrior 1, 1/2 moon, arching 1/2 moon, dancer, forward fold. other side

Deviasana with shoulder twist,  Wide Leg Forward Fold with twist.

Toe balance to floor, runners stretch, cobbler,  Janu Sirsasana. Aromatherapy, Savasana. 

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

Tri Yoga continuing with Level 1 series Mon 530

Pranayama: Sahaja, Dirgha, Box breath

Building strength by jumping back to Mountain (Downward Dog) then opening the hamstrings with extended leg stretch. Gate, Extended Child, Toe Stretch, Toe Balance.

Standing Posture flow adding in the extended bend with extended shoulder stretch.  Mountain to cat movement to build strength in the arms, Cat Bow 2. Spinal Flows with Cobra1/Boat, Cobra 2,  Sphinix.

Moving from monkey to mountain, mountain to pyramid 1,  pyramid 1 to toe balance  adding these jumps in to bring awareness to the abdominals that are such a large part of TriYoga practice. Upper body strength with hand balance. FF twist   Aromatherapy     Tranquility

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