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!Koundinyasana Arm Balance by Siri Peterson Cavanna
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
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.
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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Apex Series: Urdhva Dhanurasna
All roads lead to Urdhva Dhanurasana, or the Full Wheel Pose. This Grokker Premium video focuses on preparing the body for this deep backbend. Find a deep spinal extension with Anusara Yoga Expert Ashleigh Sergeant as she guides you through a sequence to realign proper curvature along the spine in this advanced pose.
10. Apex Series: Vashisthasana
All roads lead to the arm balance/hamstring opener Vashisthasana. This entire sequence will aid the body in opening properly for this posture (called Side Plank in English). Join Anusara Yoga Expert Ashleigh Sergeant as you focus on lengthening the hamstring and upper back muscles. This Grokker Premium video will lead you to find a deeper awareness of proper alignment for this Advanced posture. Intermediate Levels.