Vinyasa Yoga

Yoga Videos for Correcting Alignment and Heart Opening

Leslie Perryman • October 24, 2016
Bend and Breathe by Mary Clare Sweet
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1. Energizing Yoga: Bend and Breathe
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There is a very specific point in your body behind your heart and in front of your spine where all back bending and breathing centers. MC Sweet will show you how to access that exact point in this beautifully relaxing and heart-opening vinyasa flow.
2. Daily Dose of Yoga: Heart and Hips
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This hip opening class is perfect for releasing any tension that has built up from sitting at a desk for long periods of time. Join Grokker yoga expert, Micheal James Wong for this dynamic, posture-focused class that will have you feeling calm, centered and focused.
3. 7-Day Body & Soul Boot Camp: Receive & Unwind
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This yoga class plays with receptivity through flowing circular movements that are incredibly calming to the body and mind. Led by Brett Larkin, you'll start with fast movements that then ground you back into your heart, ending with restorative postures and a short meditation to gain clarity on how to move forward in your personal goals.
4. Full Body Jivamukti Yoga
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In this full-spectrum Jivamukti yoga class, Salema V will guide you through a series of standing poses incorporating backbends to help open the shoulders and deeply access the heartcenter. Salema's careful cueing and focus on alignment will give you the confidence and clarity to move through this intermediate practice with ease. In this class, discover how the use of physical postures can create a spiritual gateway for giving and receiving love with more courage and greater acceptance in this Grokker Premium video.
5. Moving Beyond Wheel Pose
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Explore advanced variations on expansive heart-opening poses. This sequence will take you into wheel pose, and offer modifications to empower the progression of your backbends. Through this 3-part series, follow Grokker Yoga Expert Carling Harps to prepare for, challenge, and advance your back bending postures. In this class, you will work with advanced variations. Enjoy!
6. Centering the Heart
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Take your backbends to the next level. This intermediate flow class will take you through a series of innovative variations on traditional backbends encountered in Yoga. Grokker Yoga Expert Carling Harps will challenge the intermediate student in this fun flow, and leave you feeling completely centered and open. This Grokker Premium video is designed for strong students with a seasoned practice.
7. Basic Backbends
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Dip into the expansive practice of opening the heart with this sweet introduction to flow yoga and basic back bending. Synchronize breath and movement with an innovative series of postures, then melt the heart, open the chest, and align the upper back. In this Grokker Premium video, learn to safely and effectively prepare for, move into, and return to center through bridge, wheel and other common backbends you'll find in your yoga practice. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Carling Harps in this alignment based designed for beginner students.
8. Breaking Down Kapotasana
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This short sequence is an in-depth tutorial for the deepest backbend in the intermediate series of Ashtanga. In this Grokker Premium video, you will open the body safely to access all the separate components of this complex posture, and explore each stage as you progress more deeply. Follow Erika Abrahamian in exploration of this second series posture, and discover the emotions and sensations that arise within you.
9. Gentle Transformation Flow
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Empower your inner adaptability by harnessing the ability to process and transform both your inner and outer life. Through this flow, you will fire the abs and balance the adrenals through a series of core strengthening exercises and backbends. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Lisa Sanfilippo in this synchronized, fluid blend of calming, yet strengthening yoga poses. You will end this Grokker Premium video with a renewed sense of creativity within the turbulence of our ever-changing conditions.
10. Grounding Chakra Flow
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In this class, Dana Damara will help you find a strong foundation and a state of contentment. Dana will lead you through a series of poses that focus on the Root Chakra. You will finish this class feeling strong, energized, and confident.
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