SolaLuna

SolaLuna

SolaLuna practices are balancing, centering and harmonizing Integrated Vinyasa Flow with emphasis on a balance of Solar and Lunar energy for a full-spectrum experience in a variety of postures and different anatomical focal points.

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  • Live Asana 1/14/24 - Effort & Ease - Sthira & Sukha

    Live Asana 1/14/24 - Effort & Ease - Sthira & Sukha

    A balanced flow where effort and ease are woven together throughout. Starts seated, moves to standing, culminates in simple, grounded backbends and then settles into hip openers and savasana.

  • Live Asana 12/17/23

    Live Asana 12/17/23 - A SolaLuna practice that emphasizes the balance of effort and ease with awareness, focus and attention to details in support of our Self-Study or Svadhyaya theme of the month. Alignment isn't about doing it perfectly, what if it was about cultivating self-awareness as a prec...

  • Reflect

    Reflect has two meanings – there’s a turning inward to witness what you’ve been through and where you’ve come from as well as a shining out of light, sound or heat into the world.

    This practice supports and encourages both a tuning in to assess and a shining out from your heart and what you valu...

  • Live Asana 8/13/23

    Live Asana 8/13/23 - Compassion - Live from Portland! We explore Effort + Ease with standing balance poses and a beautiful soundtrack

  • Nourish

    Like a delicious dish rich with layered flavors, this practice includes both dynamic and static stretches to satisfy your entire body mind complex.

    We’ll explore creative takes on some classic poses that will leave you feeling nourished on every level.

  • Live Asana 7/16/23

    Live Asana 7/16/23 - Energy Management - Mobility, hip openers, arm balances and lots of CHOICE!

    0:00-13:00 - Context and connection to this month's theme of Energy Management
    13:00-End - Practice

  • Bonus Live Asana 6/21/23

    Summer Solstice and International Day of Yoga Bonus Live Practice! Nicely balanced SolaLuna practice with dynamic flow and hip openers alike!

  • Down A Notch

    Some days it feels impossible to THINK ourselves into chill.

    Down A Notch is a hip centric practice that emphasizes APANA or downward moving energy to get you into that state of ease that you’re craving.

    We’ll be sure to touch all 4 quadrants of your hips and prioritize slow, deep breaths to do...

  • 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: 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...

  • Take Heart

    I think grounded heart openers are the perfect blend of centering and uplifting energy.

    Through shoulder and side body stretches and grounded but expansive standing poses and approachable backbends, we’ll aim to liberate the 360 degree space of our heart centers both physically and energetically.

  • Returning

    This practice is full of spinal twists to support a wringing out of what is no longer in alignment with your values and a return to your true self.

    This journey follows the pattern of a wave, beginning low and slow, rises to a crest and then returns to a restful trough.

  • Live Asana 12/11/22

    Live Asana 12/11/22 - Reflection or Svadhyaya - A SolaLuna practice that is both spicy and sweet. It intends to support the strength and courage needed for self-reflection as well as the receptivity and ease to foster growth. Twists, turning inward, hamstring and hip flexor stretches galore.

  • 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 ...

  • BONUS Live Asana - 9/22/22

    BONUS Live Asana - 9/22/22 - Autumnal Equinox - A SolaLuna practice to celebrate both the light and the darkness, the union (yoga) of polarities and the power of both!

  • Live Asana 8/7/22

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

  • On The Go Flow

    On The Go Flow is designed to support you when you’re feeling the effects of being constantly on the move.

    Through breath and specifically chosen movements, it gives you the chance to reconnect with your breath, discharge stress build-up, cultivate focus, ground yourself and stay open to possibi...

  • Earthly Delight

    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...

  • Full Circle: Move In A Mandala

    Full Circle is a “mandala” practice – a mandala is a circular, sacred space that represents wholeness and is a container in which you can flourish.

    Inside the mandala, you celebrate your inner world, your creativity and offerings.

    We’ll move through familiar poses in a circular pattern in a sea...

  • Yoga For Anxiety

    This practices supports you in centering and grounding when you’re experiencing a bout of anxiety!

    One point of focus is APANA, or the downward flow of energy so you start to come out of the head-spin and get grounded. The other focus is SAMANA or the inward flow of energy so you regain a feelin...

  • 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...

  • Live Asana 12/05/21

    Live Asana 12/05/21 - a creative, SolaLuna practice