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!Alignment in Lotus Posture by Siri Peterson Cavanna
1. Alignment in Lotus Posture
Integrate the wisdom of the yoga sutras in your evolution to full padmasana, the lotus pose. This deep hip opening practice is an intermediate posture that will challenge the concept that growth is difficult. Through precise alignment and steady attention, we can find ease and joy that will allow us to deeply radiate out. Discover Siri Peterson, certified yoga instructor, brought to you by Grokker Premium Video.
2. Koundinyasana Arm Balance
Learn to be centered and radiant in the heart, even as you challenge the edge of your upper body and core strength. This arm balance posture, Eka Pada Koundinyasana II, requires significant flexibility in the hamstrings, hips, and chest, as well as power in the shoulders and core. Systematically integrate these elements alongside Grokker Yoga Expert, Siri Peterson as she playfully guides you through an elegant arm balance in this Grokker Premium video. Intermediate.
3. Detox, Cleanse, and Revitalize: Deep Detox
The final culmination of the Detox series. This is a strong sequence of standing poses, abdominals, deep twists and hip openers that will systematically cleanse and detoxify the body, leaving you feeling refreshed and revitalized from the inside out. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Siri Peterson through these deep twists to still the mind as you wring out the body and powerfully connect to your center. This Grokker Premium video is an intermediate practice, not suitable for anyone suffering from back pain.
4. Half Moon Flow
Lengthen the spine as you revolve the chest and powerfully open your heart. In this 45 minute class you will systematically work into a pose called Ardha Chandra Chapasana, or "Half Moon Sugar Cane Bow Pose". This beautiful one legged standing pose improves core strength and balance. It also provides a wonderful stretch for the hamstrings, quadriceps, psoas, and shoulders, and inspires you to radiate from the inside out. Appropriate for intermediate students.
5. Gentle Backbends for Beginners
In this lesson we will create length and flexibility in the spine by carefully and progressively opening the back and shoulders. Gentle backbending, when done with good biomechanical alignment will heal lower back pain, open the heart, and uplift the spirit.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Love the Skin You're In #2
Stabilize all of your systems with a skillful practice to clear your mind, strengthen your core, free your joints and expand the compassion in your heart. In this Grokker Premium Video, continue to align your body and refine the tone in your core. Follow Samantha S. Brown in the second video of this three part series on loving yourself exactly as you are.
10. Love the Skin You're In #3
Evoke your inner radiance through an invigorating flow to inspire your natural, holistic alignment. In this Grokker Premium video join Grokker Anusara Expert, Samantha Shakti Brown, for this physically, mentally and emotionally balancing practice to awaken the authentic you.