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Get to Know us: Selected Archived Classes Free

Effort, Accomplishment & Grit — Visvamitrasana (Visvamitra’s Pose) is the project for this Fearless Friday class. Dedicated to the sage Visvamitra, whose name means “Friend of the Universe” - which is ironic because he is an irascible task master of great yogic ardor (tapas) and his namesake pose is FIERCE (especially when not holding the top foot). This class will awaken your imagination with yoga story time about this fascinating archetype, and stoke your fire of yogic tapas as you build strength and mobility your legs and hips, and core to accomplish this arm-balance/hip-opener/twist/side-bend-y pose. Props needed: mat, blanket, block, wall, grit. Read more

Mellow Mood — This Thankful Thursday practice invites you to slow down, chill out, and ease into a mellow mood. Let the busyness of the world recede and take refuge in the sanctuary of meditation, breath, and restorative yoga. Begin seated (on props) for meditation, lie supine for a gentle heart opening pose, fold forward in supported Balasana (Child’s Pose) and Uttanasana (Standing Forward Fold), backbend and invert in supported Setubandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose), and conclude with seated meditation. In the lyrics of Bob Marley — “Mellow mood has got me, So let the music rock me, ‘Cause I’ve got love darlin’, Love sweet love darlin’” — Props: mat, 4 blankets, bolster, strap. Read more

Plague of Locusts — Join Noah for this Wednesday Bendsday backbendy practice to mobilize your shoulders and spine AND strengthen your shoulders, back and hip muscles. Begin with seated centering, lie down for a few supported supine backbends, alternate between passive and active range of motion in Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog Pose), and strengthen your shoulders in a quadruped position. As promised, you will practice many variations, a plague if you will (or a swarm if you prefer), of Shalabasana (Locust Pose). Props: mat, 2 blocks, bolster, 2 (or more) blankets. Read more

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The Yogi’s Offering — This strong backbend class is a call to rise to your highest self in this social/cultural/political moment we are in and to make YOUR extraordinary offering to the betterment of the world. Inspired by the intro/description for Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana (Two Limb Inverted Staff Pose) in Light on Yoga (by B. K. S. Iyengar) about what this pose symbolically represents; this pose is not the ordinary offering to the collective/Divine which is easily done “lying flat on the floor, face downwards with hands outstretched. The Yogi on the other hand prostrates himself in the graceful inverted arch described below.” Make YOUR offering in this practice of heart opening and hamstring/glute strengthening Setubandha (Bridge Pose) and Urdvha Dhanurasana (Upward Bow Pose) progressions into Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana. Props: blanket, chair (and/or yoga wheel), strap. Read more

Activate & Twist — Activate your entire being in this strength-based twist class that layers deep core activations (pelvic floor, transverse abdominus) with co-contractions of hip & pelvic musculature to cultivate greater motor control in inversions and arm balances, and resiliency of spirit. Begin seated in Virasana (Heroes Pose) for centering and Mula-Bandha (Root Lock) and Uddiyana-Bandha (Navel Lock), stand tall and twist in Tadasana (Mountain Pose) practice Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations) with a block between the thighs to activate your hip adductors, then a belt around your thighs to activate your gluteal muscles, then progress to Parsva Sirsasana (Headstand Twist). Fire up your core even more supine and seated abdominal strengtheners, sit in a chair for variation of Parivritta Utkatasana (Revolved Fierce/Chair Pose) and then take flight in Parsva Bakasana (Side/Twist Crow). Props: mat, blanket, block, strap. Read more

Forest of Trees — This practice focuses on the FUNdamental standing balancing pose Vrkshasana (Tree Pose). After a brief centering to embody some qualities of “tree-consciousness”, interweave a progression of hip opening poses with standing balancing poses in a variety of relationships to gravity. Through these explorations you will have a deeper appreciation and awareness for Vrkshasana’s alignment and associated motor skills, as well as embody a more calm and balanced state of mind. Props: mat, blanket. Read more

Right To Breathe! — Affirm your right to breathe, and affirm that right for all beings, in this practice of supported heart openers, pranayama breathing and meditative awareness. For this hour of self care practice, find some calm in this stormy world, and soothe and regulate your nervous system, practice self-compassion and empathy. Then carry this calm awareness back into your life and re-engage the fight for racial and social justice; stay calm and peacefully rage on. Props: mat, 3 blankets, 2 blocks, bolster, strap. Read more

Intensely Stretched — Join Noah in this slow_and_steady_practice of forward folds focusing on Parsvottanasana (Side Stretch of Deliberate Intensity Pose). This class invests much in lengthening the hamstrings muscles, and along the way you will invigorate your ankles, feet and shoulders for a full body stretch experience. Begin seated for meditative centering, stretch your legs in Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog), Uttanasana (Intense Stretch Pose), Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide Leg Intense Stretch Pose) and get into Parsvottanasana. Lie down to stretch your hamstrings and articulate knee and ankle movements in a progression of Supta Padangusthasana (Supine Hand On Big Toe Pose), then practice Parsvottanasana to further depth, open your shoulders in Gomukhasana (Cow Face Pose) arms and Paschima Namaskar Mudra (Reverse Namaste/Prayer Imprint) and work into the “full” expression of Parsvottanasana. After a weekend of protests and unrest (here in Los Angeles) surrounding the horrific murder of George Floyd, this practice will ground you so that you can remain strong and connected to your/our path of positive change. Props: mat, blanket, strap, optional blocks. Read more

Jumping Frogs & Howling Dogs — Join Noah, Madeleine, Oliver and Moxie for this playful high energy class. After a brief centering, practice jumpings in sun salutations, hoppings into handstands, playful headstands, strong leg standing poses, howling up dogs, rolling wheels, and a stillness contest in final resting. Family yoga - now family “doga” - is a mix of order and chaos, much like life, and is sure to bring many smiles and much joy to your day. Props: mat, blanket, 2 blocks, wall, yoga wheel or sliders, children and dog (optional). Read more

Courageous Strength — Cultivate courage and expansive awareness in this strong Svarga Dvijasana (Bird of Paradise, aka Twice Born in Heaven) peak-pose class. Begin by standing tall (on a chair) to expand your perspective, stand for those who cannot stand, breathe for those who cannot breathe. Warm up with breath based sun salutations, strengthen and open your legs in familiar standing poses, and through the use of props, progressive muscular activations and mobilization strategies/poses, and get into your best Bird of Paradise pose. The world, including all of us, needs more true strength and real courage right now, and this class will help you access and activate your heroic heart. Props: mat, wall, strap, chair. Read more

Yoga Stoned — Practice this deeply nourishing and restful gratitude practice and get an all natural “yoga-high.” Begin by lying down in supported Savasana (Corpse Pose) and practice Ujayii Pranayama (Victorious Breath) and Sahaja Pranayama (Spontaneous Breath), then sit for a meditative practice of Anjali Mudra (Imprint of Grace), Sankalpa Mudra (Imprint of Intention), and Nadi Shodana Pranayama (Purification of the Nadis Breath). Then put your legs up the wall in the gentle supported inversion and hip opening practice of Viparita Karani (Inverted Action Pose), then practice the same leg stretches in the seated forward folds of Baddha Konasana (Bound Angle Pose), Upavistha Konasana (Wide Angle Pose) and Paschimottanasana (Intense Western Stretch Pose) and then rest again in Savasana. This practice will leave you feeling calm, lucid and yoga-stoned. Props: mat, 3 blankets, strap, wall. Read more

The Sting of the Scorpion — This strong backbend (and inversion) practice takes up the peak pose challenge of Vrischikasana (Scorpion Pose) from Forearm Balance. Begin seated in Virasana (Heroes Pose) for centering, use props as support as you lay down and open your chest, shoulders, mobilize your thoracic spine and stretch your hip flexors and quads. Practice Pincha Mayurasana (Peacock’s Tail Pose) at the wall and then a progression of Vrischikasana stages using a chair at the wall. As you become the scorpion (metaphorically speaking) you are invited into the paradoxical relationship of nourishment/awakening and poison/toxicity, for what is toxic to us is the scorpion’s most valuable asset. Props; mat, blanket, strap, 2 blocks, wall, chair. Read more

Low Fly Zone — Get long and strong in this inversion + arm balance peak practice to the peak pose Eka Pada Koundinyasana II (One Legged Pose dedicated to the Sage Koundinya). Begin seated for centering and deep core activation (Mula-bandha, Uddiyana-bandha), then warm up with plank pose variations and sun salutations with progressions of Chaturanga Dandasana (Four Limb Staff Pose) to strengthen your chest, shoulders and arms. Open your legs and hips with a few standing and supine poses, then practice those leg movements variations of Sirsasana I (Headstand I), assemble the pieces and practice the low flying arm balance Eka Pada Koundinyasana, then progress the entry into the arm balance from Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog) and Sirsasana II (Tripod Headstand). This class is a full body workout - come prepared to play hard and work within your healthy boundaries. Props: mat, blanket, wall, 2 blocks. Read more

Quest for the Press — If you quest for the press (up to handstand), this class is for you! Begin sitting in Virasana (Heroes Pose) for centering and practice abhaya-mudra (imprint of fearlessness), then warm up with sun salutations with an emphasis on the forward folds and wrist strengtheners. Practice a progression of steps for pressing into Sirsasana I (Headstand) and explore many strengthening drills and prop strategies to help you on your quest. Your core, shoulders and arms will be strengthened, your hamstrings will be lengthened, and your spirit will be fortified as you move forward your path towards handstand press. Props: mat, blanket, wall, bolster, sliders, 2 blocks, chair. Read more

Be The Bridge — Get out all your yoga props (we’ll probably use them) and join Noah in this backbend class dedicated to building and refining Setubandha (Bridge Pose) in the cycle of Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand/All Limbs Pose). Begin seated in Virasana (Heroes Pose) to stretch your quads and listen to a brief story from the epic Ramayana and consider the symbolism/metaphors, then open your chest and shoulders and practice Sarvangasana at the wall, and a progression of bridge pose variations with prop drills to work step by step towards the ‘full’ pose. Expect plenty of heart opening, hamstring strengthening, inversion time and tinkering with props. To be the bridge is to create/strengthen meaningful connections/bridges between now and then (time), here and there (place), this and that (identity). Props: mat (thin extra mat optional), 3+ blankets, wall, strap, block, sliders, chair. Read more

Project Warrior III — If you are feeling strong and integrated, or if you WANT to feel strong and integrated, this class is for you! Begin seated and activate your deep core muscles (pelvic floor aka Mula-Bandha & transverse abdominus aka Uddiyana-Bandha) and practice a breath based centering. Then lie down to stretch your legs, strengthen your core and your shoulders in supine, then flip to prone to activate your posterior chain (back body) and MORE shoulder strengtheners (i’s, T’s, Y’s & I’s). Next, stand on one leg to activate your outer hip stabilizers (glutes) and practice a progression of Virabhadrasana III (Warrior III) variations and prop strategies to come into the pose from low_to_high (Uttanasana to Vira III) and high_to_low (Tadasana to Vira III). This no-fluff sequence will leave you with trembling muscles and feeling way more connected to your strength and better able to hold your world together (loka samgraha - as Krishna says in the Bhagavad-Gita) in these uncertain times. Props: mat, blanket, 2 blocks, strap. Read more

Triangles, Triangles, Triangles — Join Noah in embodied process of deep inquiry and exploration of Utthita Trikonasana (Extended Triangle Pose) and related joint positions, shapes and muscular actions. We tend to take familiar poses for granted, and this class invites you to bring ALL your knowledge and experience of this pose AND a beginners mind; because there is always more to learn and experience. After a seated centering, lie down and open your legs in hips in Supta Padangusthasana (Supine Hand on Big Toe Pose) variations and apply those skills directly to Trikonasana. From there the exploration of Trikonasana continues as you practice the standing pose in a variety of ways with and without props, and practice the joint positions/shape and transitional movements in different relationships to gravity (supine, prone) to illumine every aspect of this iconic pose. Your whole body, mind/awareness and brain will be exercised and invigorated. Props: mat, wall, strap, 2 blankets, 2 blocks. Read more

Lightning in a Bottle — Join Noah and Madeleine and listen to the story of Dadhici, the ancient yogi, who’s bones were the source of the weapons of the gods in their need to confront the pathogen/predator serpentine Vrtra. Dadhici's spine IS the lightning in a bottle, the vajra (thunder/lighning bolt) that becomes the great resource of warrior chieftain Indra. Then move your bones and bend your spine in every direction in a sequence of sun salutations, backbends, side bends, twists and forward bends, with an emphasis on Vajrasana (Thunderbolt Pose) and Laghu Vajrasana (Little Thunderbolt Pose). Props: mat, blanket, bolster. Read more

Side Plank Flow — Practice a progression of Vasisthasana (Vasistha’s Pose, aka Side Plank) variations in a breath based dynamic vinyasa class. Ease in with a few stretching poses, establish rhythmic breathing in seated Ujayii Pranayama (Victorious Breath), pair breath and movement and build heat in Surya Namaskar A & B (Sun Salutations), and layer in single leg balancing poses to slow the tempo and maintain focus, with linked standing poses, and LOTS of shoulder and core strengthening opportunities in plank and side plank variations. This vinyasa practice includes alignment instructions with a constant emphasis on breath and uses repetition to build bigger and bigger waves of linked poses. Take it at your own pace; it may get a little messy and wild, so have a towel nearby and rest when you need to. Props: mat, towel. Read more

Deep Rest — Gather your blankets, keep your socks and sweater on, occupy the children elsewhere (and close your door) and carve out an hour of you-time to slow down and rest deeply. Begin with a luxuriously long supported Savasana (Corpse Pose) and guided Yoga Nidra (Relaxation), carry your calm state into a seated meditation, stretch your legs and spine in a slow flow of standing forward folds, and end standing tall and strong in a serene Tadasana (Mountain Pose). This practice will soothe your adrenals and calm your sympathetic nervous system and invite the relaxation response of your parasympathetic nervous system. Props: blankets, bolster, mat, quiet space. Read more

Project Up Dog — This backbend focused class takes up the familiar pose of Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog) to bring renewed awareness and deepening action to a pose that is often practiced, certainly in Vinyasa Yoga, but does not often have the spotlight of the starring role. Begin with a seated centering, then gently mobilize your spine with side bends and twists, and practice a progression of Up Dog related backbends (standing, supine, prone), muscular activation drills, and creative use of props; all conspiring to cultivate a deeper sense of harmonic alignment in your pose. Expect plenty of shoulder strengthening (latissimus dorsi) and opening, core engagement, hip flexor stretches, and posterior chain (hamstrings, glutes, spinal extensors) strengthening. Props: mat, blanket, 2 or more blocks, strap, chair, sliders. Read more

Fly Bakasana, Fly! — Activate and strengthen your core (anterior chain) in this Bakasana (Crane/Crow Pose) arm balance class. Madeleine makes a cameo appearance for centering and to demonstrate a core activation partner drill (remember Weeble Wobbles?). Practice and imprint the shape of Bakasana in lots of different relationships to gravity as you strengthen your hip flexors, abdominal muscles, and shoulders/arms/wrists. Expect some good ol’ fashioned rolling around on the floor, as well as Sirsasana I & II (Headstand, Tripod Headstand)) and a progression of Bakasana shapes and skills and transitions, from introductory versions with props, to Eka Pada Bakasana I (One Leg Crane/Crow), and optional headstand transitions. If arm balances are your jam, OR if they are your nemesis but you want to like them, this class is for you. Options are given for all levels of arm balancers. Props: mat, blanket, 2 blocks, sliders, 2 blankets or bolster, gravity. Read more

Warrior One Tune-Up — Join Noah and bring deep inquiry to your Virabhadrasana I (Warrior One Pose) in this strong work in fundamental poses class. Expect plenty of repetition of Virabhadrasana I variations, muscular activation drills, prop work and focused step-by-step instructions to shine the light on every aspect of the pose. Begin seated in Virasana (Heroes Pose) for meditative centering, warm up with a few Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations) and get to work with variations of Utkatasana (Fierce Pose, aka Chair Pose) and many glorious wonderful FUN Virabhadrasana Ones. Your legs and hips will get a fierce workout, your quads will be quivering, your ankles and feet will be open and your spirit will be fortified. Props: mat, blanket, wall, 2 blocks. Read more

Mother’s Day Edition — Practice this hip opening class with Noah and Madeleine, and special guest Tracy at the end, in honor of Mother’s Day. Begin with a seated centering and breath practice to experience the breath as the mantra UMA (Uma is name of the Goddess as young mother, aka Parvati, the mother of Ganesha and Skanda). Then move with your breath in sun salutations with interwoven hip opening poses Virasana (Hero’s Pose), Baddha Konasana (Bound Angle Pose), Gomukhasana (Cow/Mother/Unviverse Face Pose), Agni Stambasana (Fire Log Pose) and work towards Eka Pada Sirsasana (One Leg Behind Head Pose). Whether you are practicing by yourself, or with family/community, this class invites you to connect with the life giving energies and archetypes of Mother. Props: mat, blanket, block. Read more

Headstand Drop Over — Activate and embody courage in this progressive intermediate level heart-opening backbend and inversion practice. Begin seated with the practice of Abhaya-Mudra (Gesture of Fearlessness) and ease into heart openers and hip flexor stretches with supported backbends. Build heat as you activate your hip and core muscles with props in sun salutations and Sirsasana I (Headstand). Put it all together in backbends poses Urdhva Dhanurasana (Upward Bow Pose) and Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana (Two-Limb Inverted Staff) and a culminating progression of Headstand Drop Overs. Props: mat, blanket, 2 blocks, strap, yoga chair, platform (couch or bed), courage. Read more

Yogi’s Chill-Out Session — This class invites you into a deepening state of receptivity, gratitude for embodiment, and restful equanimity. Begin by lying down for relaxation and supine Pranayama (breath awareness), then gently open your hips and spine in a slow flow, and rest deeply in yogi’s recliner poses of Supta Baddhakonasana (Reclined Bound Angle Pose) and Supta Sukhasana and Supta Padmasana (Reclined Easy Pose, Reclined Lotus Pose). End your practice with a seated meditation. Your entire being will thank you for this practice, and so will the people around you as you bring your calm presence off the mat and into the activities of your life. Props: mat, 3+ blankets or Bolster, 2 blocks, strap, cloth to cover your eyes. Read more

Project Dropback — Join Noah on this step-by-step backbend journey to(wards) dropping back from Tadasana (Mountain Pose) to Urdhva Dhaunurasana (Upward Bow Pose, aka Full Wheel). While this is very much a focused backbend practice, plenty of stages, options and explanations are given to empower you to work within your healthy boundaries and journey at your pace. Begin with a seated centering, mobilize your thoracic spine with lateral flexion (side bending) and rotation (twisting), stretch your hip flexors with variations of Anjaneyasa (Low Lunge), and strengthen your back muscles (erector spinae) with variations of Salabasana (Locust Pose). Use a chair as a backbend prop for more heart openers, then progress kneeling backbends Virasana (Heroes Pose) and Kapotasana (Pigeon Pose) to leverage the skills for standing dropbacks. Even learn to use the wall and high heels for your backbends too! Props: mat, wall, block, blankets and/or bolster, chair, strap. Read more

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