45-60 minute home practices for when you've got more time to dedicate to self-care.
Live Asana: Hearts & Hips from Bali 3/15/23
Live Asana: Hearts & Hips from Bali 3/15/23
A morning practice on the day we explored Relational Health. Focus is on both our hearts and our hips. Once again my attempt to capture Michael singing live was thwarted, this time by Zoom trying to cancel out "background noise". Hard to do this withou...
Live Asana 3/12/23 - Restorative Yoga with Tracey Garcia
Live Asana 3/12/23 - Restorative Yoga with guest teacher Tracey Garcia
Tracey's Last Pose Meditation:
"I invite you to delve deeper within. Move inward until the world within you is in focus, and the world outside of you becomes fuzzy – less important, like you are a camera and you are zooming ...
Live Asana: Basics Live from Bali 3/6/23
Live Asana: Basics Live from Bali 3/6/23 - Day 2 of our Soulrocker Retreat. This retreat has plenty of folks who are new to Yoga so I keep it simple and accessible. Our focus of the day was Spiritual Health so we focused on the heart center and dissolving the armor that can inhibit our relationsh...
Live Asana: Basics Live From Bali 3/5/23
Live Asana: Basics Live From Bali 3/5/23 - Day One of a Soulrocker Retreat with lots of newbies!
This was a test recording to see what the quality was. Even though the angle of the camera is too high to see me and the audio is rough, I decided to post it anyway so you can share in the beauty and...
Live Asana from Bali 11/4/22
Live Asana from Bali 11/4/22 - so fun to share with you a little glimpse outside my window here at Soulshine Bali. While the video quality and lighting isn't up to my usual standards in my home studio, the same love is still there! This is a crow pose class that is easily down-shifted into a hip ...
Live Asana 7/10/22
A summertime flow that encourages finding more ease with the unknown!
Some fun transitions, a little play with balance, just the right amount of spice and always grounding and steadiness!
In Focus: A Classic Practice
Flow is fun but there’s something so powerful about a classic practice that invites us to sharpen our focus and hone our awareness in the individual postures.
This alignment-centered practice creates an opportunity for you to make some refinements and reconnect with the activations within postur...
This practice is an embodied ode to our glorious planet Earth.
We’ll move through a story of postures that invoke reverence, delight, care and celebration.
It’s an opportunity to celebrate being a part of life on Earth and in your earthly body!
And I’ll close the practice with a special offeri...
Yoga For Emotional Overload
This antidote to emotional overload embraces simplicity, breathwork, evidence-based techniques and downward-energy movements and postures to support your return to feeling, focused, safe and centered.
We’ll tap into the power of movement to support an emotional shift.
And we keep it simple to s...
Live Asana 2/6/22
Live Asana 2/6/22 - Februrary 2022 Theme: Self-Love - A heart-centered and creative practice. Light hearted and engaging!
Live Asana - Winter Solstice 2021
Live Asana - Winter Solstice 2021 - Downtempo but still luminous. Hip openers that celebrate your inner light.
HIPnotic is one of my signature hip-centric practices and I absolutely LOVE teaching it.
Your “hip muscles” are actually quite diverse and as a very mobile ball-and-socket joint (second only to your shoulder!), it’s important to acknowledge all the muscles that act on the joint, not just the one...
Focus on the present moment has been an effective technique for getting grounded since time immemorial.
This practice emphasizes legs and hips and your relationship to the solid ground beneath you to support your feeling of presence and stability.
You might like to have a block for this practice.
Nectar is a rich and sweet liquid produced in the depths of a flower. As such, I’ve always associated it with essence and the sweetness of our life experiences – like we savor the nectar of our experiences so we don’t miss them.
Today’s practice is nectarian in that it is slow flow leading to re...
Isle of Calm
This home practice is a RESILIENCY supporting practice informed by the Earth and Water elements.
In Yoga’s sister science Ayurveda, your inherent resiliency is called OJAS and a practice like this supports healthy ojas to meet the challenges of life head on with strength and competency.
It’s a ...
Sometimes you need to rev up to balance yourself. Sometimes you need to downshift to balance yourself. And sometimes, you need to maintain the balance you’ve got!
This is one of my SolaLuna practices that is a balanced blend of solar, or active energy and lunar, or receptive energy. We start out...
This contemplative Yin Yoga practice serves the dual purposes of tractioning all 4 quadrants of your physical hips, front, inner, back and outer AND in drawing your awareness towards your inner landscape to foster quietude within.
Suggested props: 2 blocks or large books and a blanket or towel
Wring It Out
In those times when we just feel FULL of emotions, of responsibilities, of ideas, of stress, nothing satisfies quite like a deep twisting practice to holistically wring yourself out.
This active yet methodically paced home practice combines stretching your side body with lots of different twists...
Transmute ~ Working With Anger
I'm not a fan of pretending we always experience love and light! Our shadow side is an amazing teacher, if we learn how to work with it skillfully. In this case, anger is something we all experience from time to time and a natural part of being human. When we try to suppress it, deny it or hide i...
Lots of different muscles and other tissues work together in support of our hips moving in all the ways they do.
This Integrated Vinyasa practice aims to address every single one!
Besides the anatomical benefits of maintaining healthy range of motion, hip-centric classes like this can also be s...
Steady As She Goes
Stay Grounded Stay Open
This Integrated Vinyasa practice is a sweet combo of hip openers and heart openers to support feeling steady, stable and grounded without losing your sense of open-heartedness and receptivity.So helpful in stressful times when we start to shut down.
Suggested prop is a bolster or folded blanket ...
Neck & Shoulders: Tension Relief
Two of the most common tension areas are your neck and your shoulders.
But relieving the tension doesn't work so well when we try to force it out. If our bodies feel under attack, they'll lock down even more.
nstead, this practice involves fluid, mindful movement through your entire range of mo...
Moonrise ~ Lunar Slow Flow
This Integrated Vinyasa home practice has a downtempo energy meant to support you in activating your relaxation response through slow, rhythmic movement, mindful transitions and grounding hip openers.
Take your time and savor this downshift.
Suggested props: If you have 2 yoga blocks or big boo...