Shoshin Yoga 46

FOCuS: Accessing connective tissue to dissolve restrictions in and around the joints.

Resolving restrictions in targeted areas has a resonating effect throughout the rest of the body. This class targets both the deep connective tissues between the muscles, and the fascia throughout the body. 

Props Required: Bolster, 2 Blocks, Strap

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Shoshin Yoga 45

Focus: Arms, Shoulders & Neck

Gently identify stiffness and restriction in the shoulders and neck through this passive and meditative practice.

NO PROPS REQUIRED (BOLSTER OPTIONAL)

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Shoshin Yoga 44

FOCUS: OPENING THE CHEST, UPPER BACK & SHOULDERS

This 25 minute class focuses on deep backbends that open the thoracic spine, chest and shoulders. The use of gravity and props allows these backbends to take place without engagement or effort, so that you can intelligently counteract pain, stiffness, and forward rounding of the spine. 

PROPS REQUIRED: BOLSTER, 2 BLOCKS, STRAP

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Shoshin Yoga 43

FOCUS: FEET & LEGS 

This class focuses on movements for your legs, ankles, and feet that can help create a sense of increased energy and stability. This 30 minute sequence works to break down rigidity in the ankles, strengthen and stretch the legs.

PROPS REQUIRED: BOLSTER, 2 BLOCKS, BLANKET OPTIONAL 

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Shoshin Yoga 42

FOCUS: Strengthening the hips for injury-free movement. Learn how to build stability in these simple yoga poses

Maintaining both flexibility and stability in the muscles surrounding the pelvis is crucial for both yoga practice and daily life. The bones of the pelvis consist of the hip bones, sacrum, and coccyx.  The hips’ primary function is to bear weight, and we need them to stabilize the upper body, support the lower limbs, and absorb shock from movements such as running and jumping. 

PROPS REQUIRED: BOLSTER & BLOCK 

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Shoshin Yoga 41

FOCUS: NECK, UPPER BACK, SHOULDERS

This 35 minute class is for everyone and anyone who uses their hands and arms throughout the day. These therapeutic movements will help give you more space and mobility in your upper back and shoulders. Practice regularly to avoid and eliminate stiffness and pain.

PROPS REQUIRED: BOLSTER & STRAP

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Shoshin Yoga 40

FOCUS: FULL BODY 30 MINUTE CLASS 

This class works to stretch and strengthen the whole body and explores the restrictions of the groins, shoulders, hips and upper back.

PROPS REQUIRED: BOLSTER, STRAP, BLOCK, WALL

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Shoshin Yoga 39

focus: target the neck & shoulders & stabilize the pelivs - 30 minute class

Maintaining both flexibility and stability in the muscles surrounding the pelvis is crucial for both yoga practice and daily life. The bones of the pelvis consist of the hip bones, sacrum, and coccyx.  The hips’ primary function is to bear weight, and we need them to stabilize the upper body, support the lower limbs, and absorb shock from movements such as running and jumping. 

props REQUIRED: bolster & strap

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Shoshin Yoga 38

FOCUS: LOWER BODY 25 MINUTE CLASS

This class features postures that ground and strengthen the lower body, including the hips and legs.  This is a 25 minute class that does not require any props, so it is excellent if you are traveling or if you do not have access to your props. 

NO PROPS REQUIRED 

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Shoshin Yoga 37

focus: standing poses that stretch and strengthen 

This class includes standing poses that focus on proper alignment, so that we can start to change our postural habits by strengthening the core and spine. We will strengthen the appropriate muscles in the legs, hips, shoulders and upper back, while opening their opposing muscle groups so that we can stand openly with good posture with ease.

NO PROPS REQUIRED 

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Shoshin Yoga 36

FOCUS: MOVING THE SPINE IN ALL DIRECTIONS

This class uses simple movements that lubricate the spine and increase its range of motion. The health of your spine is important when it comes to the health of the rest of your body. Practice this class to increase spinal mobility and eliminate back pain. 

Props REQUIRED: Bolster, 2 blocks, strap 


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Shoshin Yoga 35

FOCUS: YOGA FOR BETTER SLEEP

25 minute class

This short class prepares the body and mind for restful sleep. It helps the body to settle down into a state in which it can rest, digest and repair.

Props REQUIRED: Bolster, Strap, Wall

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Shoshin Yoga 34

FOCUS: FEET & ANKLES

Strengthening the ligaments in your ankles and the muscles surrounding the ankle joints helps to improve your mobility and increase your reduce your risk of injury. When targeting the feet and ankles, you can often feel an increase in energy and stability. Some benefits of this class include alleviating foot, ankle, and heel discomfort, ankle instability, and circulation problems. The short sequence demonstrated here moves the feet and ankles in all possible directions. 

PROPS REQUIRED: BOLSTER, BLANKET, STRAP

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Shoshin Yoga 33

FOCUS: FULL BODY

This class works to stretch and strengthen the whole body and opens the spine, shoulders, hips, and ankles. 

PROPS NEEDED: BOLSTER, 2 BLOCKS, BLANKET, STRAP

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Gravity Yoga 3

FOCUS: OPENING THE BODY THROUGH GRAVITY - SHOULDERS

This 3 part course uses gravity to gain the most amount of benefit from your yoga practice using the least amount of energy. The focus of this class is relaxation, rather than effort, and uses simple movements to target the shoulders - one of the most common areas of stiffness and tension.

NO PROPS REQUIRED

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Gravity Yoga 2

FOCUS: OPENING THE BODY THROUGH GRAVITY - HIPS

This 3 part course uses gravity to gain the most amount of benefit from your yoga practice using the least amount of energy. The focus of this class is relaxation, rather than effort, and uses simple movements to target the rigidity and restrictions inside and around the hips joints.

NO PROPS REQUIRED

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Shoshin Yoga 32

FOCUS: MANDALA SEQUENCE 

In this sequence we'll make a circle or travel 360 degrees around our mat. In doing so, we'll focus on opening the hips and strengthening the feet and ankles. We'll begin with a warm up to touch into the hips and then move into the standing work. 

NO PROPS REQUIRED. OPTIONAL: 2 BLOCKS, 1 BLANKET

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Shoshin Yoga 31

focus: standing poses that link movement with breath

This class explores hip work, standing poses, balancing poses, and twists. This is more demanding sequence and requires a combination of strength, flexibility and concentration. The breath will be used as a tool for you to become fully and intensely present to each movement and the subtleties of the mind and body.

Props required: 2 blocks, 1 blanket

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Gravity Yoga 1

FOCUS: OPENING THE BODY THROUGH GRAVITY - BACK

This 3 part course uses gravity to gain the most amount of benefit from your yoga practice using the least amount of energy. The focus of this class is relaxation, rather than effort, and uses the wall to reverse the orientation gravity has on the spine, feet and legs.

Props REQUIRED: Wall 

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Shoshin Yoga 30

FOCUS: DEEP SHOULDER WORK 

This class exposes the rigidity and restrictions that lie deep within the shoulders. The shoulders are one of the most common areas of the body to hold tension.

Props required: bolster, 2 blocks

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