YOGA on GAIA
Hatha Level 2 - 21 mins
A sequence of organic movements by first awakening the back side of the body and then migrate to the front. Release any residual sleep stagnation with gentle shapes and variations of familiar poses. Begin with poses close to the ground before standing up for rooted shapes, then move into bridge and urdhva dhanurasana (upward-facing bow). Props: none
Vinyasa Level 2-3 - 45 mins
Breaking the Habitual Body
Play with new ways to move within familiar poses. Break down new ways of movement at the beginning of the practice, then integrate the movements into a fluid practice to break free from habit within your practice to challenge your mind and body. Props: block
Hatha Level 2 - 20 mins
This practice is designed to meet vata energy and take you down to a deep sense of calm and stability. Vata, the air and ether energy, imbalances to feelings of ungroundedness, anxious energy, excess movement, and agitation in the body. Move with steady, strong mindfulness in this slow ojas- (vital life force) building sequence full of lunges, twists, and balancing poses. Props: block, strap,...
Hatha Level 1 - 2 11 mins
A Tender Tonic
A slow, supportive practice for when you’re feeling tender and need a few moments for self-care. Find your way back to your empowered, heart-centered space and step back into the world feeling nourished with seated spinal movements and a moving twist from lying on your side. Props: blanket (optional), strap
Hatha Level 1 - 26 mins
An Integrated Core
Pull yourself together with this quick series of postures that create a 360 degree activation of your body’s essential “core” muscles. Turn on the front, back and side muscles of your core to feel strong and spacious. Great as a supplement to another class or as a standalone mini practice. Props: block and strap
Vinyasa Level 2 - 22 mins
Fluid motions, spinal undulations, and non-linear movements in this slow flow class with Ashleigh Sergeant will open your hips, strengthen your core, and unlock stuck energy in your spine. Take your time moving from sitting to standing poses, building the strength and breath you need to work into the arm balance Vasistasana. Let your breath permeate your body and bring consciousness to each...
Therapeutic Level 1 - 10 mins
An accessible practice for chronically stiff shoulders. Release tension in the upper body and lengthen overworked muscles with gentle supine movements to encourage fluidity of the shoulder joint.
Yoga Nidra for Healthy Boundaries: Audio Meditation
A guided relaxation practice to digest the experience of your day, reclaim your own energy, and release anyone else’s you may be carrying around with you. Leave the practice in a state of personal peace. Props: 2-3 blankets (optional)
Hatha Level 1 - 2 10 mins
Support Your Cycle
A women's health practice to cozy up to the quiet, intuitive side of yourself that emerges before and during your cycle. Through soft, rocking motions and a few longer moments of stillness we will support the body in its effort to release and let go. All of this will help balance the mind and emotions as the end of one cycle culminates and a new one arises.
Vital Strength Contemplation: Audio Meditation
A purposeful contemplation to cultivate inner power and strength through awareness and deep breath. This guided audio meditation can be practiced seated against a wall, in a chair, or lying down.