Vinyasa Yoga

Yoga Videos for Improved Circulation and Heart Opening

Leslie Perryman • June 2, 2015
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. Backbends and Balancing Yoga Poses for Beginners
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This sweet beginners sequence will expose the art of mastering yoga basics. Grokker Yoga Expert Celest Pereira teaches the essence of meditative breath, safe back bending alignment, to gracefully challenging balance from the core of your body. Whether you are new to yoga, or just interested in going back to the basics, you'll find this Grokker Premium video accessible, novel, and spirited.
3. 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.
4. 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!
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Mind-Body Affirmations Through Side Plank - Fearless Heart
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In this class we will work with positive mind/body affirmations, and get closer to the inner truth that resides within each of us. Often we are unaware of the beliefs that we project on others, and we react to the world as if victimized or threatened. In this video, we will explore the way our beliefs shape the way we interpret the world in an attempt to more authentically interpret the outward reflection of our inner life.
8. Restorative Backbends - Fearless Heart
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When we create harmony between love and power we become a positive agent of great change in everything and everyone around us. In this video, Grokker Yoga Expert Daniella Cotreau will show you how to balance the power of love. Through this 8-Part Fearless Heart Series, discover a more confident and radiant inner experience. Appropriate for all levels.
9. 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.
10. 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.
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