Foundations of Yoga

Foundations of Yoga

Welcome friends and future yogis. The Foundations series is Instructional should not feel intimidating. It will get you on your mat and into your body while also preparing you for public classes local yoga opportunities. It will connect you to yourself and serve as an invitation back to your true self. I invite you to hop on the mat and play. Let the process be about exploration and not about doing it perfect. I encourage you to leave comments and let me know how your experiments go. Even just 1 minute a day goes a long way!

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Foundations of Yoga
  • Rabbit Pose - Sasangasana (15 min)

    Learn the foundations of Rabbit Pose or Sasangasana with this 15 min workshop practice. Lengthen the spine, stretch your back and boost immunity with this bunny posture.

    I love this pose because it reminds me how powerful it is to learn how to be calm, attentive and aware of our breath when w...

  • Pyramid Pose - Parsvottanasana

    Time on your yoga mat is time well spent. Learn the Foundations of Pyramid Pose. Embrace the exploration and time for process in yoga. Use this foundations practice to be with your body, refocus your mind and step into your power. Go deeper. Namaste.

  • Camel Pose

    Foundations Of Yoga - Camel Pose

    Learn the foundations of Camel Yoga Pose or Ustrasana. Whether you are learning the basics or looking to go deeper, use this foundational yoga practice to slow it down, tune in and play. Build asana from the ground up with a strong base to explore from. Find su...

  • Dolphin Pose - Ardha Pincha Mayurasana

    Build strength and gain stability in the shoulders to find integrity and support for inversions. This posture can help to relieve stress, anxiety and help lift you when you are feeling blue! Practice this pose to create more mobility in the entire body. More mobility, less problems.

    Let me kn...

  • Revolved Side Angle Pose - Parivrtta Parsvakonasana

    Adriene leads a 20 min Yoga Practice to prep and practice Revolved Side Angle Pose (Parivrtta Parsvakonasana). Go deeper and learn the foundations of this fierce and powerful posture that offer's loads of benefits for the mind and body.

    This sequence is great for those wanting to open and st...

  • Hero Pose - Virasana

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  • Legs Up the Wall (6 min.)

    Enjoy your yoga with Legs Up The Wall! Add this restorative posture to your yoga tool box. Soak in the healing benefits at home! This posture improves circulation and can provide instant relief for the lower back, legs and feet. Relieve tension, kick your feet up and deepen your breath. Choose to...

  • Standing Splits (9 min.)

    Increase flexibility and strength with mindful movement and breath! Tap into your grounding energy and engage your muscles! This pose can be challenging at first but is a fun one to grow. This yoga pose is a great stress buster too when you focus on your breath. Calm your brain and rejuvenate you...

  • Cat Cow (8 min.)

    The Cat-Cow yoga progression is a little dance up the spine that is perfect for beginners! It also invites experienced yogis to keep finding the depth and awareness in spinal flexion. Cat-Cow is all about integration and will leave you feeling revitalized and present!

  • Extended Side Angle Pose (9 min.)

    This video is great for all levels. Adriene shares the basics of the posture as well as variations for beginners and ideas to grow the pose! Also known as Utthita Parsvakonasana, this pose is incredible for the body and has great healing opportunities too. This yoga posture can be therapeutic for...

  • Lizard Pose (10 min.)

    In this video we break down the strong hip opener offering variations for all levels. Open the heart and chest and stretch deep through the legs. Grow your yoga practice mindfully and with an attention to detail. This series allows you to deepen your yoga practice and focus on alignment and actio...

  • Bound Angle Pose (10 min.)

    Bound Angle Pose, Baddha Konasana, stretches the back without straining your hammies, opens the hips and stimulates your internal organs. A pose that is both grounding and soothing!

  • Garland Pose (9 min.)

    This pose is a great hip opener! Good for stretching and strengthening the feet, the ankles and the back body. Great for the the belly and increasing full body awareness and good posture. A fantastic pose for pregnant women too!

  • Eagle Pose (14 min.)

    Learn the foundations of Eagle Yoga Pose with Adriene! This balancing posture can be challenging at first but offers a long lasting relationship of tending to yourself. Balance, twist, stretch, strengthen and stimulate! Boost focus, concentration and the lymphatic system! The eagle fixes his eye ...

  • Easy Pose - Sukhasana (8 min.)

    This basic foundational pose is for everyone and a great place to start a yoga practice, leaving you feeling calm and alert. If you are new to yoga this is a PERFECT pose to start with! Great for beginners!

    Check in with your body and mind and take a seat. Subscribe to the channel and welcome ...

  • Mountain Pose - Tadasana (12 min.)

    Mountain Pose is a basic standing posture that is a great foundation for many asanas. It creates space in the spine allowing the body to work more efficiently and with more ease. Try Tadasana and let me know what you think!

  • Forward Fold - Uttanasana (7 min.)

    Standing Forward Fold (Uttanasana) is a great stretch for the back and hamstrings. Cooling and calming, this pose is great before bed to aid insomnia and great anytime to release tension and toxic thoughts. Also a great pose to ease headaches - believe it or not! Give it a try and let me know wha...

  • Runner's Lunge (6 min.)

    (Not just for runners! For everyone!) This foundational posture is often used in Hatha Yoga sequences and is great for the hips, glutes, groin, quads and hamstrings. A great warm up for almost any exercise. "Cool Runnings!!!" "Cool Runnings" means "Peace be the journey."

  • Extended Child's Pose - Utthitta Balasana (6 min.)

    This basic posture is cooling, calming and a great check-in for the spine, hips, and knees. A yummy restorative stretch for the whole body. Breathe deep and sink into Utthitta Balasana!

  • Corpse Pose (9 min.)

    This posture is often considered the MOST IMPORTANT asana in Hatha Yoga. I believe it and treasure this posture. Here we relax and often cool down at the end of a practice but you can practice the actions of Corpse Pose anytime & anywhere! Grab a blanket or a pillow and take a rest. Let the body ...

  • Reclined Twist (8 min.)

    Great for beginners! This reclined pose has many benefits! It is so YUMMY for the spine and digestion. It is also a lovely way to release stress, tension and toxins from the body. This twist squeezes and stretches all the muscles and organs of the torso and even tones the core. Give it try and le...

  • Downward Facing Dog (7 min.)

    If you learn Downward Facing Dog properly and take my tips for finding what feels good through proper alignment and staying out of your busy mind- I promise you will eventually CRAVE this posture.

    Also, Down Dog has a TON of benefits. I mean a TON. So so good! Give it a try and please let me ...

  • Warrior I - Virabhadrasana I (6 min.)

    This is part of our Foundations of Yoga series suitable for beginners and great for anyone attempting to get back to a practice or deepen a current practice. Warrior I builds strength, lengthens and shapes the legs. It opens the shoulders and the chest and strengthens the muscles of the back. It ...