In Vinyasa, we practice breath initiated movement. Class pace is aerobic, fluid, and challenging for beginners. There is a strong emphasis on delicate transitions, with steadiness and ease recognized as elements of graceful movement. Refined movement through powerful postures create integrated strength, flexibility, and a kick butt workout.Stretch and Lengthen by Celest Pereira
1. Building a Strong Core in the Four-Limbed Staff Pose
Join Alexandria Crow as she takes you through a sequence leading up to the Four-Limbed Staff Pose, or Chaturanga Dandasana, and ending up in the Corpse Pose.
2. Knees, Chest & Chin Pose - Foundations of Yoga
Learn the foundations of Knees, Chest and Chin pose! This pose is wonderful preparatory pose for Chaturanga Dandasana or Four Limbed Staff Pose. This preparatory transition pose takes some of the difficulty and weight out of Chaturanga so you can build strength and protect the shoulders in a mindful way. Through regular practice you will be able to grow and build a graceful, safe and strong Chaturanga Dandasana. Knees Chest and Chin has many names. It is also known as 8 limbs pose or Ashtanga Namaskar. This posture is great for the back body and spine. It nourishes the neck and spine's flexibility and strengthens the muscles of the back body. Build your way up- let it evolve and watch it grow!
3. Stretch and Lengthen
Yoga can improve flexibility and increase range of motion by stretching and lengthening the muscles. In this class, Celest will guide you through a calming and restorative sequence designed to release tension in the body.