August 2022 Practices

August 2022 Practices

August 2022 Practices

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August 2022 Practices
  • Mood Lifter

    You never know when your inner spark is going to rekindle someone else's light.

    This accessible Integrated Vinyasa practice includes simple, rhythmic flows and grounded heart openers that support you in tending your own heart fire and elevating your mood to blaze brightly in the world.

  • Here Comes The Sun

    Named after the iconic Beatles tune, Here Comes The Sun is a morning-friendly home practice I created for folks who want to get some mindfulness and movement in before the day's work begins.

    It is a shorter form Integrated Vinyasa practice that includes spinal awakening, some flow to get your bl...

  • Happy Knees

    This is a strength and stability practice to support those hard working joints, your knees.

    This practice pays special attention to not hyperextending your knees, where your quads, hamstrings, calves and shins can be mostly passive and avoids deep knee bending as well as avoids all postures tha...

  • Twist of Fate

    A twist of fate is an unexpected change in circumstances and often our Yoga practice provides just that, a shift.

    This practice uses twists of all sorts to shift your perspective and wring out any stagnancy or stuck thoughts and emotions. There's an option for a twisted arm balance and alternati...

  • Moonlit View

    This is a sublime lunar slow-flow practice that supports a deceleration of your whole body-mind-spirit complex.

    It is an embodiment of the earth and water energies with several different types of hip openers from the more fluid to still.

    It’s meant to leave you feeling both more grounded and re...

  • The HIPness

    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...

  • Live Asana 8/7/22

    Live Asana 8/7/22 - Wholeness - Solaluna practice

  • Fluid Flow

    This water element inspired practice is a continual flow of movement and breath without any significant long holds.

    It’s fluid effects are felt as dissolving tension patterns, like solid ice melting.

    It’s a perfect practice for when you’re feeling the urge to move and breathe freely to find eas...

  • Heartcore

    A fire in your belly ignites brilliance in your heart.

    This practice is equal parts core cultivation and heart openers to activate your third and fourth chakra energies!

    It also supports core strength and chest and shoulder stretch to keep you strong and supple.

    I’ve woven them together in a w...

  • Quick Calm ~ A Yin Short

    Most Yin practices are long and meant to be savored over time. But once in awhile, we need a quick downshift from Yang or active energy into Yin or receptive energy.

    This home practice includes a posture for each quadrant of your hips and emphasizes the movement of energy downward for a quick do...

  • Back At It

    For a lot of us, our mid and upper backs lose mobility due to posture, lifestyle and a lot of the same movements over and over again.

    This practice aims to restore some mobility and increase a feeling of freedom in your mid and upper back as well as their neighbors, your shoulders.

    It combines ...

  • Yoga For Self-Love

    Self-love is sometimes elusive, even amongst those of us that freely show others love, compassion and kindness. It’s a constant work in progress.

    This practice aims to enhance your awareness of the power of your heart and a feeling of warmth for yourself through movement, breathwork and affirmat...

  • 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 ...

  • Mindful Mobility

    Yoga practitioners focus a lot on flexibility, which is a muscle's ability to passively lengthen. This practice, however, focuses on MOBILITY, which is the ability of a joint to move actively through a range of motion and that movement is enabled by muscles that are both strong AND flexible.

    We'...

  • Day Maker

    This practice was inspired by the idea of getting up on the RIGHT side of the bed. You can do it first thing in the morning but really you could do this practice any time you need a do-over and want to shift the energy of your day.

    It includes a couple grounded backbends that ask you to find sta...

  • Up And At 'Em

    Up And At ‘Em is an invigorating practice that sets the stage for a focused and open day.

    We start things off on the right foot with gratitude and open-heartedness and synch breath to movement to infuse our entire beings with positive vitality,

    It’s a heart-centered flow that doesn’t neglect po...

  • Nightcap ~ Yoga Before Bed

    Getting good sleep is essential for your health and wellbeing. But sometimes, an excellent night of zzzzzzs feels out of reach.

    This practice is meant to be done next to your bed. It includes simple movements in every direction to discharge your excess energy, a couple in-bed postures and a guid...

  • Onward

    This practice was inspired by the grasshopper, a symbol of good luck and abundance. Grasshoppers are blessed, in my opinion, with the power to only move forward – they can’t go backwards or sideways. So they must always call on their courage to gather the resources of the present and charge onwar...

  • Wind Down

    Wind Down is a lunar practice that supports you in doing just that – decelerating and releasing the burdens of the day.

    It’s a combination of flow and stretch with just enough activation to help you discharge any pent up vibes that could be released.

    You will want a block or something that coul...

  • Balanced Energy

    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...

  • HIPnotic

    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...

  • Morning Glory

    This vibrant home practice is full of accessible heart center and shoulder openers to work out any tension and liberate your spirit.

    We also do two Earthy backbends to restore you feeling of being both grounded AND open to possibility.

    The idea is that after this concise practice you’ll feel un...

  • COREtified

    COREtified is an Integrated Vinyasa practice that supports your sense of fortified strength from the hub of your being out to the perimeter.

    The class features engaging core work along with standing poses and backbends for a full spectrum powerful experience to serve you in your life off the mat...

  • Come Into Focus

    From early on in practicing Yoga, I realized the most effective postures for cultivating focus were the ones that challenged it the MOST: balance poses.While you can pretty easily tune out in triangle or pigeon pose, it's a lot harder to daydream in balance poses.I crafted this home practice with...