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visvamitrasana

Dec 13, 2020

Despite the mellow tone, we cover quite a bit of territory in this week’s practice! From Nauli to forearm stand to a challenging arm balance transition we open & strengthen from the inside out.

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cozy & strong

Nov 1, 2020

In this one, start mellow enough and be carried to poses like forearm stand w/ hanumanasana. Experiment with turning your inversion into a backbend. We start with alternate nostril breathing — a calming pranayama.

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sweet refinements

Oct 10, 2020

Tweak alignment in key poses to optimize functionality of the glute medius — an important hip-support muscle. Meanwhile, get a full, sweet flow with moments of intensity.

This week’s class is accompanied by a blog – https://leighabutleryoga.com/yoga-for-the-gluteus-medius-exercises-to-reduce-pain-and-improve-function/

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hippy flow

Aug 15, 2020

A whole lot of hips and not a single pigeon. A complete class with opportunity for headstand and forearm stand.

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quiet strength

June 27, 2020

In this practice, we take a few minutes to arrive and center before entering a deceivingly mellow, grittily powerful flow. Expect glute work, core work, leg & arm work, along with forearm stand opportunities.

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tapasya

May 30, 2020

Take a purifying journey that builds internal heat and stretches you beyond your limits in a responsible and mindfully paced way.

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be Love

March 29, 2020

We share some sweet meditative intention setting to make room for what is, and then movement begins at around 5 mins. As the practice progresses, you’ll find binds, side planks, heart opening, and chances to get upside down — all in the context of creatively sequenced, smooth flow.

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clear SKIES

March 15, 2020

On a clear sky day, you’ll find: a bird of paradise, a flying pigeon, peacocks & a pocket of clarity.

Enjoy also: heart opening, twists, binds, forearm stand and chin stand.

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Flow through the Chakras

One of the really special aspects of the chakra system, which ultimately culminates in liberation, is that each energy center builds on the next. In this practice, we move through the chakras in order — establishing, stimulating and balancing each one before we move to the next.… Read More “Flow through the Chakras”

Peace

In this practice we remember what’s important — staying in touch with the ever-present peace within us. But don’t let the thumbnail fool you. We still move through a heat-building flow that includes postures like forearm stand with hanumanasana, rotated half moon w/ chapasana, wheel, fallen triangle, side plank with half lotus, pigeon and king pigeon, wheel with elbows down, foot behind the head and more.… Read More “Peace”

Mushy Gushy

This is the type of well-rounded practice you can return to daily. It hits all the major asana groups: seated stretching and centering, surya namaskar warmups, standing asana including some of my favorites for really digging in — fallen triangle, peaceful warrior, wild thing.… Read More “Mushy Gushy”

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