Alignment Classes

Beginners Plus
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Chris leads us in Beginners Plus class. It is a slow moving exploration utilizing deep breathing and incorporates some balance. This class first aired on May 5th on Facebook Live.

Hatha Alignment
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This class is about creating opening in the hips and spine in preparation for camel pose. Chris explores different backbends to warm up the spine and the body. The class theme is cultivating self-love and love for our fellow humans. This class first aired on Facebook Live on May 4th.

Hatha Alignment
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This class first aired on Facebook Live on April 27th. Chris takes a look at asymmetrical poses (legs in different placements). She starts on the back, moves into lunges and progresses to standing positions.

Progressions to Expressions
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This class first aired on Facebook Live on April 23rd. Chris leads us into galavasana or flying pigeon pose. She begins by opening up the hips and then warming up upper body and back in order to prepare for the engagement required. There are a few intermediate arm-balance steps that build up the final pose.

Beginners Plus
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This class first aired on Facebook Live on April 21st. Chris talks a bit about connection and attention; connection within ourselves and how that builds toward attention. The class stays focused on the spine, hips and shoulders in an very accessible manner. Chris throws in some pranayama and ends the class with a chant.

Hatha Alignment
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This class first aired on Facebook Live on April 20th. Chris breaks down and looks at trikonasasa or triangle pose. She looks at all the components and finds the areas that are stretched and the places that require strength

Beginners Plus
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This class first aired on April 18th on Facebook Live. Chris spends a few minutes discussing the yogic concept of saucha. The practice is intended to open up the side body while being aware of our thinking which relates back to the concept of saucha.

Progressions to Expressions
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This class first aired on Facebook Live on April 16th. Chris breaks down vashistasana-to-hanumanasana transition into manageable pieces and explores how they fit together. Not everyone will be able to experience the final pose, but everyone can build towards it.

Hatha Alignment
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This class originally aired on Facebook Live on April 13th. Chris explores and breaks down Warrior 3. She takes the basic L shape and looks at in various configurations, from supine, to table, to standing supported and of course, all the way to Warrior 3.

Hatha Alignment
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This class originally aired on Facebook Live on April 6th. This class will break down and explore the yoga pose, updog. Chris looks at the anatomy and the actions in particular body parts. She examines the different movements and then combines all of the pieces into the final pose.