Developing core strength is a wonderful benefit of a regular yoga practice. In this session, Celest will guide you through a series of challenging poses that work to strengthen the abdominal muscles, increase stability and really power up your practice.
2. 14-Day Yoga Challenge: Mastering Wheel Pose
In this Grokker Premium video, Steffy will demonstrate the correct technique to lift into and master wheel pose. Wheel boasts a number of physical and mental benefits, including: increased spine flexibility, strength in your arms, wrists, shoulders and chest, and can energize you both physically and mentally.
3. One-Legged Arm Balancing
Galavasana is a challenging arm balance from Ashtanga yoga. This arm balance requires deeply open hips and integrated shoulder strength to approach. With the help of yoga expert Kino MacGregor, you will learn the basic shoulder position and core position needed to hold you in the posture, as well as some creative ways to enter the posture. Finally, Kino will show the traditional way to enter from a tripod headstand. For more information on elevating your practice, watch the full Insight Yoga series.
4. 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.
5. Well-Balanced Flow: 45-minute Vinyasa Flow Class
Open, ring out, and recharge both mind and body. In this class you'll condition yourself from head to toe and skin to bone. Follow Laura Burkhart as she guides you through an integrated sequence of powerful asanas combining core strength, arm balances and inversions. After you sweat it out, hit the mat for a deep floor sequence and a blissful shavasana.
6. Arm Balancing - Flying Crow Pose
Spread your wings and let go of fear. As we work up to Galavasana (Fly Pigeon) in this Grokker Premium video, you will learn the various parts that make up this intricate and liberating pose. Join Grokker Yoga Expert, Laura Burkhart, as she guides us through the fundamental asanas that will help us soar into galavasana with ease. This is an intermediate level practice.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Upper Body Stretch
Open up chest, shoulders and upper back with a few yoga stretches. Great before swimming, boxing, tennis, golf.
10. Weight Loss Yoga Challenge: Fat Burn
This routine is designed to get your heart rate up, burn fat, tone, lengthen, and strengthen your entire body and mind.