Although ALL of my classes are Vinyasa (unless specifically noted as a different style, like Rebecca’s Ghosh), the following classes have a focus of Back Bends.

Extra Core Vinyasa

May 8th, 2022|

OK, full disclosure: I hurt my back. I know, I know, it’s always one injury after the other. That’s what happens when you’re an aging athlete. This time I did it running with my [...]

Dancer/Core Flow Vinyasa

August 17th, 2021|

We work lots of dancers into our flow. We also hit core pretty hard in this class, specifically the elusive iliopsoas. As usual we spend a little time upside down in handstand and pincha [...]

Backbends & Balancing Ladder Flow

August 4th, 2021|

You know I love a good ladder flow. This class takes a break between each rung of the ladder to balance. The ladder itself is focused on backbends and hip flexor opening. Generally, those [...]

All Around Vinyasa Class

July 2nd, 2021|

We do everything here. Some arm balancing, plenty of flows, back bends, planks & core. We move a little more quickly.

Back Bending Flow

June 9th, 2021|

This is a psoas opening class for one of our live students heading out on a road trip. We do several variations of back bends and back strengthening. It's still a vigorous Vinyasa flow [...]

Open Up that Front Body and pick it up!

April 18th, 2021|

We have two focuses in this practice. We work a back bend into every flow with some big movements. We also use blocks to work on the foundations of picking it up for jump [...]

Shoulder Therapy & Heart Opening

March 11th, 2021|

By request! Lots of shoulder stretching and really getting into that shoulder mobility. If you spend time hunched over a keyboard, or your phone, or in the car, or take a lot of vinyasa [...]

Ladder Flow towards king pigeon

February 11th, 2021|

The first thing I should say is that my balance suuuuuuuuucked today. I mean, it always sucks to some degree. If you practice with me, you know that, but it was especially bad today. [...]

Creative Vinyasa

February 3rd, 2021|

Every once in a while I teach a class that I really like personally. I like this one. It's different. We work lots of different variations of backbends for our vinyasas. The flows are [...]

Squats & Dolphin 🙂

January 26th, 2021|

This is a balanced class between upper and lower body focus. We start out with lots of pulsing squats. They get easier as we go, I promise! Then we flow and move on to [...]

Breathing through back bends

January 21st, 2021|

Back bends are hard for many of us. For some of you, back bends come naturally and strength classes are more difficult. I have no idea what that feels like. For me, this is [...]

Open Those Hip Flexors

December 30th, 2020|

Often I take requests before live class. I love addressing students' issues in real time. After all, yoga is therapy! Well, this one was for me. Yoga is very good at stretching out hamstrings. [...]

Faster flow + CORE & Meditation

December 24th, 2020|

Merry Christmas Eve! This is a challenging flow class. We move pretty quickly and work core and strength into the flow. Then we hit core and finish it off with a yummy body relaxation [...]

Back bends and working towards scorpion pose

December 11th, 2020|

If you take these classes onDemand, you know what you're getting into. You have the focus right in the title. Hate twisting and you take called Let's do the Twist - well, you have [...]

Opened and Closed!

November 11th, 2020|

First we open that front body with a back bending flow, including some long juicy holds. And the we close it down and work a good deal of core, activating those muscle groups in [...]