Sequenced to open the hips and hamstrings while strengthening the upper arms with an aligned approach, this advanced practice incorporates various arm balancing and strengthening postures. The exercises in this Grokker Premium video build upon core strength, arm strength, opening the hips, and empowering leg strength. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert, Christy Evans, as she leads you toward mastering Ashtavakrasana. Intermediate/Advanced Levels.
2. 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.
3. Well-Balanced Flow: 60-Minute Vinyasa Class
Find balance in strength. Build power in your body and balance your heart center with this intermediate-level class. Then carry this new found inner stability with you off the mat and into your life. Join Grokker Yoga Expert, Laura Burkhart, as we move through a well-balanced flow consisting of standing poses, twists, arm balances, ab work and backbends!
4. Advanced Eight-Angle Astavakrasana Pose
This juicy, challenging Vinyasa practice incorporates various arm balancing and strengthening postures to prep the body for an advanced transition from Eka Pada Koundinyasana II from the peak pose, Ashtavakrasana. Designed to help you master these stunning arm balances, the sequence is composed of hip opening, arm strengthening, integrated movement to structurally enhance your awareness of what these peak poses ask of us. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Christy Evans through this empowering flow to ignite core muscles, melt the hips, and gracefully glide through gravity defying poses. This class is sequenced to open and strengthen the body with an aligned and safe approach, while growing the edges of the previous two practices offered in this series.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Yoga for Weight Loss - Abs & Arms
In this Yoga For Weight Loss sequence we focus on the muscles of ABS and ARMS. Build strength from the inside out as we tone the lower belly and abdominal wall. Find tone and shape in the muscles of the arm as we work on balance and stability! Bring the principles of yoga into the mixture for a strengthening practice that you can manage at home on your own. Meet your edge but remember to listen to your body and have fun! You only live once!
8. Calorie Burning Workout
This is a quick 15minute full Power Yoga sequence, designed to get you sweaty, warm, and burning off calories and stress. This is a great sequence for weight-loss. I practice this sequence when I do not have a lot of time on my hands and want a vigorous practice.
9. 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.
10. Creative Asana: Eka Pada Koundinyasana II
Stop struggling and smile to perfect your arm balance. By strengthening your flow and opening your hips you can deepen your confidence while balancing on your palms. Join Vinyasa Yoga Expert, Amber Henzi, for this fun exploration of one of yoga's most popular arm balances, Eka Pada Koundinyasana II, in this Grokker Premium video.