We demand a lot from our knees, they carry us all day long and sometimes they can hurt due to bad posture, intense sport or simply due to the way our body is. In this class, we will teach you a few tricks that will help relieve knee pain and allow you to fully enjoy your yoga practice.
Recommended props: 1 blanket.
Warm up with sun salutation A&B, built some heat with vinyasa, and finish with a quick but effective stretching. Get power in 20min!
Recommended props: 1 block.
This passive practice is designed to stretch deep layers of the fascia and connective tissue around the joints (mainly the knees, sacrum, pelvis and spine). This class will mainly comprise seated and supine poses held for 3 to 5 minutes.
Recommended props: 2 blankets.
Sitting down for long periods of time can create stiffness in the hips and shortening of the hamstrings which in turn will lead to lower back pain. To top that, the desk you might be sitting on will force you to sit in a hunched posture which creates tension in the shoulders and neck. Watch this video for a head-to-toe stretch without leaving your chair.
Recommended props: a chair!
This is a 30 minutes’ easy flow for beginners where you will practice some fundamental and basic yoga poses such as downward dog, mountain pose, sun salutation C and some balancing poses.
The class will start with a short breathing exercise that will help you center yourself and prepare to flow.
Recommended props: 1 strap and 1 block.
It’s “that time of the month” again! But that’s not a reason not to practice. This gentle practice will help you reconnect to your body, release tensions and find some ease and comfort.
Recommended props: 2 blocks and a bolster.
Designed for people that are new to yoga, this slow paced practice will walk you through some sun salutations or Surya Namaskars. Sun salutations are a great workout for the whole body and a good warm up to start your day.
You had a long day and need a soothing but dynamic class to conclude it beautifully; this practice is for you! We will flow slowly between poses to release and unwind the whole body.
A classical tantric meditation involving a journey of awareness around the body, breath focus and basic visualization.
Recommended props: a small blanket and a bolster.
Flow from one asana (pose) to another by learning the proper alignment of basic hip openers. This sequence will loosen any tightness in your hips. It will also help you improve mobility in the hip joint and relieve lower back pain.
An easy and gentle practice for beginners to open the whole body in preparation for more advanced practices.
Recommended props: 2 blocks, a small blanket, a cushion and a strap.
“The quality of our breath expresses our inner feelings,” TKV Desikachar.
Breathing is the foundation of all yoga classes. Watch this video to learn one of the most basic yoga breathing technique called abdominal breathing or adham pranayama.