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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  • 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...

  • Meditation In Motion

    You can simply DO yoga poses to stretch or strengthen your physical body OR you can fully inhabit yoga poses to cultivate extraordinary focus and awareness as well.

    In Meditation in Motion, we embrace the opportunity for sharpening our focus and even up the game by challenging our focus in motio...

  • Low Back Express

    A healthy, high-functioning lower back requires a lot of attention and care. Our backs, especially our lower backs, are major workhorses!

    The more we ask of them, the more we need to give back to them!

    This express practice includes both low back and side body stretches and strengthening movem...

  • Sweet Simplicity

    Sweet Simplicity was inspired by those times of excess, when everything feels complicated and we just yearn for something in our lives to be basic and simple.

    As I crafted this practice, I realized it felt a bit like practices I did when I first started practicing asana, before the evolution of ...

  • Patience

    Patience requires the dual powers of stamina and softening.

    In this home practice, we’ll explore and embody both through repetition, which requires stamina, and hip openers that require softening.

    We’ll also have some well-timed check-ins on our current patience levels as well.

    This fruits of...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Run With It - Pre Run

    These 2 home practices were designed to bookend your run!The pre-run practice includes dynamic stretching and flow for you to warm up your hips and legs and cultivate focus.The post-run practice combines fluid movement and deeper stretches to support a restoration of range of motion and drop you ...

  • SolaLuna ~ Balanced Energy

    This is one of my favorite types of practices - I call it SolaLuna to reflect that it is equal parts Solar or dynamic energy and Lunar or receptive energy. It's an embodied experience of the union of polarities or seemingly opposite energies.

    We build to a strong crescendo with standing, core an...

  • Immunity Boost

    There are a lot of ways we can support our immunity like rest, hydration and keeping our stress levels down. Another way is to support the movement of lymph, which collects and clears away toxins in our bodies.

    This practice focuses on movement at the main lymph node sites - throat, armpits, gro...

  • Fleet Flow

    This Integrated Vinyasa short home practice is a continuous flow, with focus on synching breath and movement through a range of postures that support you feeling nimble and dialed in.

  • Run With It ~ Post-Run

  • All In A Day's Work ~ Evening

    These 3 short home practices were designed to support you throughout the day.The first practice is sensitive to your body and mind's needs in the morning before you get rolling.The second practice can be a mid-day pause at home or at work to hit the reset button.And the third practice supports de...

  • All In A Day's Work ~ Midday

    These 3 short home practices were designed to support you throughout the day.The first practice is sensitive to your body and mind's needs in the morning before you get rolling.The second practice can be a mid-day pause at home or at work to hit the reset button.And the third practice supports de...

  • All In A Day's Work ~ Morning

    These 3 short home practices were designed to support you throughout the day.The first practice is sensitive to your body and mind's needs in the morning before you get rolling.The second practice can be a mid-day pause at home or at work to hit the reset button.And the third practice supports de...

  • Low Back Love

    At one time or another, just about everyone has experienced low back pain due to overuse, underuse, strain or stress.

    I created this home practice to support you in gently moving your spine in every direction, to stretch and strengthen the muscles that do that and to bring awareness to abdominal...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Side Body Supreme

    Stretching your side body is supremely satisfying.

    Stretching our side bodies impacts our posture, our mood and the movement of lymph through one of the major sites in our bodies. In addition, our side bodies are the sides of our "breathing department" and can impact our ability to breathe deepl...

  • Quench - Find Fluidity

    Have you ever thirsted for that flow state when your body's fluid power and intelligence take over and we cease micro-managing everything with our minds?

    If you know what I mean, this practice is for you. From start to finish we synchronize breath and movement into, out of and within postures as...

  • Post-Workout Recovery

    This efficient post-workout home practice is informed both by human anatomy AND the energy systems of yoga.

    We'll move through the major muscle groups, all the while cultivating an energy that balances that of your workout.

    While this is created with a workout you've done in mind, it's also per...