CONNECT | 30 Day Practice Calendar June '20

CONNECT | 30 Day Practice Calendar June '20

Nurture personal relationships and develop positive communication to build a support system of your own. This month we are working with personal relationships - with ourselves and with others and how we can develop the support system we need while supporting others equally.

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CONNECT | 30 Day Practice Calendar June '20
  • Heart Chakra Yin Yoga Snack

    The Heart Chakra is the midway point between the lower chakras and the upper chakras, serving as a gateway or bridge between our wants/desires/needs and our connection to the world and divine.

    This chakra is all about love, compassion, joy, peace, and acceptance - for yourself and for the world....

  • Get Up & Go Hip Yoga Flow

    Need a nice short little slow flow for the hips? Join me as we open and strengthen the hips all the way around in under 30 minutes!

  • Yin Yoga to Release the Old & Embrace the New

    Melding mantra, breath, mindfulness and hip focused Yin Yoga poses, we consciously let go of all that holds us back and embrace all that lies ahead. Deep hip opening practice!

    Props: 2 blankets OR beach towels (or pick up one here: http://amzn.to/2v0U0eh)

  • Yin Yoga for Summer | Energy Peak

    In Traditional Chinese Medicine, summer is the peak of our natural energy cycle - energy turns outward - and is related to the Heart and Small Intestine meridians. Today we work with the upper body and these meridians to bring balance to our energy and allow it to flow more freely - opening our ...

  • Restorative Yoga | Breathe Deeply | Upper Back & Chest

    Opening up the chest, upper back, and side body can do wonders for our breath and our breath is pivotal in managing stress, releasing tension, energizing us, and allowing us to see our world with more focus and presence.

    Our practice today is focused on these specific areas - allowing our bodi...

  • Yin Yoga for Deep Emotional Release

    Join me for this 75 minute Yin Yoga hips and glutes practice for deep emotional release and physical mobility and opening!

    Research shows that connective tissue may hold emotional memory and because the densest area of connective tissue is in our hips, legs and glutes - this is a great area to...

  • Quick Balancing Yoga Flow | Building Balance

    One of the most often requested practices and a question I get a lot is - how do I build better balance?

    Balance is a confluence of SO many aspects of your body from breath to feet planted to knees lifted to inner/outer legs engaged to core and more. The best way to build balance? Practice b...

  • Restorative Yoga Snack for a Bad Day

    Ever have a really bad day? Don't we all get those? This Restorative Yoga Snack is for all the times you have a really bad day, a bad headache, or just feel fussy. Join me for a little reset - 13 mins! Enjoy!

    Props: 1 blanket (optional) OR beach towel (or pick up one here: http://amzn.to/...

  • Yin AM at the Wall for Hips & Hamstrings

    Today we are using the wall to ground, stabilize and go deeper into our yoga postures while feeling fully supported in this hip, hamstring and lower back practice (kidney & bladder meridians). This practice will deeply stretch your inner thighs, hamstrings and open your hips! Enjoy!

    Props: ...

  • Yin AM Yoga for Gratitude | Heart Meridian

    What are you grateful for? Today's practice is about opening your heart center - developing a deeper sense of compassion and gratitude to and for yourself first and allowing that feeling to spread outwards. A great practice to prepare your mind and body for the holiday season ahead to cheer you...

  • Happy Hour Yin Yoga | REST

    If you day has been a full and very tiring one - maybe you had too much to do or too many tasks/meetings today - then this practice is for you. We stay on the floor, opening up the ENTIRE body but staying low, grounding, supported.

    Join me for Happy Hour to transition from you hectic day to a r...

  • Throat Chakra Yin Yoga | Expression & Communication

    Our 5th Chakra, the Throat Chakra, is associated with our ability to express our true self, our authentic self - communicating freely and accepting communication freely. It is also associated, in Traditional Chinese Medicine, with our Liver and Gallbladder Meridians.

    In this practice we wor...

  • Waning Moon Lunar Yin Yoga | Release & Let Go

    The waning moon is here and we are ready to let go, release, clear out the old in preparation for the new. Join me for this hip focused practice to help let go of all that has gone on during this previous moon cycle and all that may be holding us back from moving forward in our lives. Breathe.....

  • Summer Solstice Yin Yoga | Fire & Water in Balance

    The Summer Solstice is the peak of our fire energy and the moment when our water energy comes in and begins it's rise for Winter Solstice. It's historically a time of celebrating the sun's energy - feeling deep gratitude for the power of the sun. But, it's also this turning point where fire and...

  • Setting Boundaries Meditation

    Every one of us wants to be the giver, the supporter, the one who is always there for those who need us but what about when we need to step back and conserve our energy for ourselves?

    Today we are working with building healthy, protective boundaries to honor our own need for self care and to h...

  • Yin AM for Summer to Cool & Refresh

    If you have been feeling the heat or need to refresh, cool and feel uplifted - this practice is for you! We focus on opening the throat, chest, upper back and shoulders - heart & small intestine meridians - to balance your body and mind. This practice is about the heart chakra and opening our h...

  • Mindful Morning Yoga Flow for a Connected Day

    Mindfully connecting to the present moment through breath and movement - this practice works to build strength, flexibility, and overall balance - mind and body. We use the breath as our guide to start our day off connected with an open body, mind and heart. Enjoy!

    Props: 1 block or large b...

  • Yin Yoga to Balance Emotions | Pericardium Meridian

    The pericardium meridian is the gatekeeper of our heart - protecting it physically and emotionally from any excessive energies. When the pericardium is allowing too much through, the heart is easily damaged and suffers and if the pericardium is not letting much through, we become disconnected an...

  • Yin Yoga for IT Bands & Legs {Runners, Cyclists, Athletes}

    This practice is for all of you out there with IT Band tightness and discomfort (like myself). Runners and cyclists often see this area tightening up and resulting in a very painful area that requires heavy rolling out and/or massage intervention. If you have tightness in this area, this practi...

  • Yin Yoga for Psoas | Yin Yoga for Hip Flexors

    Heard a lot about the psoas but aren't really sure where it is, what it does and how to take care of it? Well, in this 50 min Yin Yoga practice you will learn all about its location, what it does, how it works, what makes it stick, and we will work to open and release it for more comfort in your...

  • Be Hip | Yoga for Happy Hips

    Stuck hips? Low on time? Need a little hip opening on the fly? I completely understand and know how sometimes you just need 15 minutes of yoga to feel SO much better. Join Mr. Sherlock and I for this quick hip flow with breath, focus, and settling - helping you feel more mobile, grounded, and...

  • Yin Yoga for Bedtime Wind Down | Evening Settle

    Looking for some soft, slow, long holds that will stretch out the entire body before bedtime , allowing you to sleep better? All of these yin yoga poses can be done in bed, with your pillows as support. Sink into the poses, slow your breath down and enjoy the deep rest.

    Props: your bed an...

  • Yin Yoga for Liver & Gallbladder Health

    Today's practice is all about the side body and inner legs, promoting good liver and gallbladder health as well as detoxifying the body. Lots of hip openers - all the way around - as well as leg stretches and side body opening! Enjoy!

    Props: 2 blankets OR beach towels (blanket: http://amzn....

  • Restorative Yoga for Hips & Lower Back

    Sometimes what you hips and lower back need are some TLC and this practice is definitely all about that. We use props to give us support and let the poses do ALL the work for us.

    Opening and release in the hips and lower back, healing, softness, and self care are what Restorative are all ab...