Anusara yoga is a powerful method of hatha yoga which uses biomechanical principles of alignment to access heartfelt creative expression of spirit. Anusara yoga offers a dynamic synthesis of precise asana technique, accessible yoga philosophy, and friendly community. This yoga is appropriate for everyone from children to elderly. All you need is a willing mind and open heart!Gentle Water Flow by Lisa Sanfilippo
1. Gentle Flow for Fluidity & Flexibility
Go with the flow. In this flow class you will bring fluidity and energy into your daily routine. By opening up your hips and connecting you with your pelvic bowl this water element practice will help you channel awareness and open your emotions. Join Grokker Anusara Yoga expert Lisa Sanfilippo in this Grokker Premium video as she guides you through her interpretation of the elements series. Be sure to explore more of her Elements series, coming soon.
2. Strengthening Your Foundation
Optimally align the foundation of your hands and feet in each pose. A strong foundation is the key to success in any endeavor, and this is most certainly true for your yoga practice. In this Grokker Premium video, you'll build each pose from the ground up, systemically, to create the condition for optimal alignment and radiant freedom. Join Grokker Yoga Expert Siri Peterson in this challenging, beginner oriented class.
3. Stress Reduction: Intention
Alleviate stress by taking control of your breath, and connect to your heart through clear intention. Join Grokker Yoga Expert, Samantha Shakti Brown, as she moves you through a mellow, all levels practice, that will teach you techniques to ease your mind and body. So take a break from the stress of your fast paced life and indulge in this Grokker Premium video. This is video 1 of 3 in the Yoga for Stress Reduction series. All levels.
4. Finding Balance: Natarajasana
Join Anusara Expert, Siri Peterson, as you tone and strengthen your entire sensory-motor system and find your balance in full Natarajasana. In this Grokker Premium video, experience the waverings of a one legged balance and train yourself to keep your heart open in challenging times. Explore the grounding force from within as you stand on one leg while entering an advanced backbend in this intermediate class.
5. Love the Skin You're In #1
Find your unshakeable center encompassed by radiant self gratitude. In this class, you'll learn the detailed alignment of each pose for the benefit of your core. This foundational Flow/Core workout will teach you how to find and maintain the mid-line for stability and freedom. All levels welcome! Join Anusara Expert Samantha S. Brown in this Grokker Premium video that will help you improve concentration, balance, strength, and stability in your practice.
6. Living Compassion: Celebrating the Heart
Enliven the heart. Move from a softer space within your own heart, and connect to others from this empathetic center. In this Beginner level video, part of a three part series, Samantha Brown leads you through a progressive series of hip and heart openers, aligning the natural curve of your spine, and awakening the heart to participate in life with deeper compassion. For more Grokker Premium videos on this topic, visit Samantha Brown's Expert Profile page.
Honor your center. As you stretch into the splits in this full length class, you'll discover the need to stay true to yourself, and hug muscle energy deeply into your core. In this Grokker Premium video, follow Anusara Expert Siri Peterson to open your hips and hamstrings with a series of lunges to prepare you for the peak posture, hanumanasana, or splits.
8. Stress Reduction: Waves of Grace
Find inner balance. You have the power to hold onto what works, and let go of what does not. Let the waves of grace wash over you, and continue to refine your physical, mental and emotional skills of balance to live a centered, stable, yet creative life. In this Grokker Premium video, join Anusara Expert, Samantha Shakti Brown, for a moderately intense all levels practice.
9. Apex Series: Hanumanasana
In this class, all roads lead to the deep hip opener Hanumanasana, or full split. Expect a targeted increase in flexibility for your hamstrings, hips, and low back. Follow our celebrated Anusara Expert Ashleigh Sergeant in this Grokker Premium video on splits as a peak posture.
10. Root To Rise
Get Grounded. Designed to open the pelvic floor, known as Muladhara in Sanskrit, this all levels Anusara sequence elevates the heart to help feel more connected to ourselves and the world around us. From this steady foundation we are ready to rise to the challenges of each day and open the heart to the mystery and miracle of life. Join yoga expert Siri Peterson in this Grokker premium video.