Episode 27. Drop the Exterior. In this very focused level 2-3 vinyasa flow class we go on a journey thru the standing poses. These poses bringing us back to our self, our root and thru the ground work we draw up strength and fearlessness. This is a classic vinyasa flow offering. No inversions, many standing…
Ep. 26 Sankalpa Vinyasa Flow Class
Sankalpa, commitment or intention. Have we moved beyond just surviving? Let’s take a moment and interrupt a pattern that may be stuck on a just survival and see what we are doing to fortify a larger intention. How would you like to feel?
Sankalpa, Sun salutes, standing poses, Lizard lunge, Eka Pada Koundinyasana, Sirsasana 1, Sirsasana 2,Parsva Sirsasana, Back bending, Pascimottasana, Shoulder Stand
Retreat to Ojai, September 2017
Friday, Sept 15th – Sunday 17th, 2017 Restore, Renew, Relax, Flow, Play and Swim with Claire at this beautiful Ojai estate. Ojai means ‘nest’, in Native American language, and this is the feeling you have, nesting just east of Santa Barbara through the hills on this sacred land. To retreat is to claim one’s own life…
Ep. 24 The Daring of Having No Enemies Yoga Class
The Daring of Having No Enemies. “It’s more daring and real not to shut anyone out of our hearts and not to make the other into an enemy”. This may be one of the hardest pieces of dharma to live right now, but so essential. Aggression to the other is exhausting, divides us and leaves…
Downward Facing Dog
Master Yoga Teacher Claire Hartley demonstrates the correct way to do the popular Downward Facing Dog pose from her Yoga for Absolute Beginners Course.
Seated Forward Fold
Master Yoga teacher Claire Hartley demonstrates the Seated Forward Fold in this video from her popular Yoga for Absolute Beginners course.
Yoga Tip of The Day for Low Back Healing & Core Awareness
Claire Hartley’s Yoga Tip of the day for Low Back Healing and Core Awareness.
Ep. 22 Change The Way You Look at Things Vinyasa Flow Class
“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change”-Wayne Dyer. Yoga sutra 1:4 tells us when the mind is muddy we become what we think. Yoga gives us a chance to interrupt the thought-waves of the mind long enough so that we might have the opportunity to think a…
Ep. 21 Your Wild & Precious Life Vinyasa Flow Class
“Tell me, what is is you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” In this level 2/3 vinyasa flow class we find compassion for ourselves and our journey by recommitting to ourselves. Using our asana practice to spark the fire of passion for our lives, we only have a short time, let us now…