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Ep. 74 – Keep Rooted Flow

Flow to Pigeon Pose in a strong but well-paced full-length live class focused on keeping awareness and strength through your center (focused on sacral alignment and core engagement) while working into complicated shapes. We will move incrementally through a full body experience leading up to an upright pigeon pose. Prepare […]

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Ep. 73 – Stretch for 30

Need a practice that isn’t too active but is still yoga – meaning you can feel the body, breathe, and work with physical and mental tension? Well – here you go! We will go through stretchy but accessible poses for 30 minutes including a whole range of hip and shoulder openers systematically timing […]


Ep. 69 – Slow, Strong, & Steady Flow

This is a slow, strong, and steady flow practice where we really enjoy an unhurried pace and the ability to feel and experience deeply. We will luxuriate through a slowed down series of sun salutations, deepen into standing postures, and play with some arm balances including bakasana and eka pada […]


Ep. 64 – Make Space

Everything a bit too fast and in your face? Here’s a short, slow, and focused practice to make some space in the body, and while we’re at it, the mind and heart. We’ll work through releasing the inner thigh muscles mostly, flowing through some squats, standing poses, and folds. Great […]


Ep. 63 – Squat and Stretch Flow

Squat, stretch and flow through this full-length live class. We will work slowly and steadily to release tension in the inner thigh and hamstring muscle groups through a squat infused flow building up to some targeted work in standing poses and standing balances. We will finish on the floor with […]


Ep. 61 – Hip Pointers

We’ll begin with some dynamic opening followed by pretty straight forward flow with loads of attention on opening across the front of the hips. This energetic chain up the front helps us break through all the stress and tension we accumulate from sitting or scrunching in through stress. After some […]


Ep. 58 – Leg Over Shoulder Flow

This slightly more advanced flow leads up to bird of paradise, eka hasta bhujasana (pictured), and compass pose. It involves patient working with hamstrings, leg and glute strength, and shoulder and chest opening because one way or another you have to get your leg over your shoulder or your shoulder […]

Eka Hasta Bhujasana

hamstring helpers

Ep. 56 – Hamstring Helpers

For years I struggled with and against my hamstrings and sought every way possible to stretch them. But sometimes the indirect path is the best and leads to a more pleasant journey. This practice will stretch the hamstrings by not stretching the hamstrings constantly and directing some attention to the […]


Ep. 54 – Strengthen Hamstrings & Glutes

We stretch our hamstrings and glutes a lot in yoga but we don’t often spend time strengthening them. This short practice will give you a quick fix you can repeat regularly as well as give you ideas to add strength to your regular practice.  Hopefully this will help diminish the […]

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Yoga Hip Stretch

Ep. 53 – Friends of Pigeon Pose

Pigeon pose doesn’t work for you? Or do you just want to try something different? Here are several pigeon pose alternatives to be able to stretch the outer hips, glutes, and external rotators. Get some ideas for class or just practice when you need a hip opening fix. (Gentle/10 minutes) Donate […]