REDUCE | 31 Day Practice Calendar | May '22

REDUCE | 31 Day Practice Calendar | May '22

Ready to reduce? Reduce our carbon footprint, reduce our consumption, reduce our list of things to do. This is a month of letting go...

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REDUCE | 31 Day Practice Calendar | May '22
  • REDUCE Practice Calendar | May '22

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    Exploring energy management - where our attention goes, energy flows. Are you taking on too much, spreading yourself too thin, consuming more than you need? Let's explore that!

  • REDUCE | Making a Difference | May '22

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    Actionable items you can do today to reduce your consumption and your carbon footprint!

  • REDUCE Reflection Journal Prompts | May '22

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    Let's explore reducing in our lives and returning to a simpler life of beauty and fulfillment.

  • Bedtime Yoga | Unwind, Relax & Rest

    It's time for bed but you feel some tension, tightness, stiffness still lingering throughout the body. You don't want to get out of bed to your mat and you don't have a lot of time - that's okay! You can do this practice right in bed, no props, no fuss - just unwinding the body from head to toe...

  • Happy Hour Yin Yoga | DIGEST

    Welcome to Happy Hour! Ready to "digest" your day and transition from day life to night life - from work to home? This practice is all about giving you the space and time to process your day both physically and mentally - helping you move on. Deep twists, lots of breath...Enjoy! (Stay tuned f...

  • First Aid Yoga Kit | Foot Care, Plantar Fasciitis, Arch Care

    A little session that you can do while eating breakfast, watching tv or even at your desk to improve your arch, foot lift and integrity of the foot while releasing tension and providing relief for tired feet.

    Props: 1 tennis ball or golf ball (can be used cold for extra relief)

  • Restorative Yoga for a Difficult 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/...

  • Side Body Yin Yoga Snack

    An area we don't stretch often - our side waist. In daily life, this is a space often forgotten and unused and it is a "use it or lose it" for mobility. Opening up the side body can help your breathe more deeply, feel more expansive in the abdomen, stretch your arms and open up your shoulders! ...

  • Slow Flow for a Crazy Day | Return to Center

    Everyone has crazy days - you know - those days filled with a ton of stuff to do, rushing from place to place, feeling pulled in a million directions.

    Slowing down, paying attention to the breath, holding poses a bit longer can help slow everything down, bring you back to center, and deepen ...

  • Yin Yoga for Liver & Gallbladder Meridians | Detox

    A quieting Yin practice focusing on balancing the Liver and Gallbladder Meridian lines. Focus is on the outer hips and outer leg seam along with the inside seam of the legs into the abdomen. A great practice for detoxifying the liver and maintaining good liver health.

    Props: 1-2 blankets...

  • Connecting to Mother Earth | Elemental Meditation

    Sense the basic elements within each of us - plant, animal, human - connect to our interbeing through this guided visualization of the beautiful interrelation between all things on Mother Earth. A great way to develop presence and awareness...

  • Restorative Yoga Snack for Immune System Boost

    🤒 Cold/flu season is upon us - with the weather changing, winter settling in, houses full of holiday people and/or travelling - your immune system needs to be fully active and strong to avoid getting sick. This Restorative Yoga Snack is perfect for that. It can be used weekly to reboot and stre...

  • Elemental Wood Yin Yoga Snack

    The wood element is related to Spring, the Liver/Gallbladder meridians, and rebirth and renewal. Along with this is the natural detoxification process - letting go of the old and embracing the new.

    As we work with this element, consider opening your heart and mind to the beauty of change and re...

  • 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!

  • Exploring Santosha | Dharma Talk

    Santosha, or contentment, is the second Niyama in the Yamas and Niyamas set out by Patanjali in his Yoga Sutras. These are the ways we can grow, learn, develop and be better in our own lives.

    In this chat we explore ideas on how to translate this sutra and apply it to our everyday lives and h...

  • A Little Love For Your Back | Tin Men & Women

    A healthy back means a balance between strength and mobility and keeping this balance is key to preventing back injury. Join me for this full back focused practice where we stretch, strengthen, and mobilize the back in all 4 planes of movement as well as activate assisting muscles to support the...

  • New Moon Live Yin Yoga | A Balanced Life

    Balance - an ever shifting target in our lives. How do we create more balance? Presence. Being fully present in the moment provides us with awareness and awareness gives us clues to what we need to support our minds and bodies natural, organic balancing.

    I am fully present in this moment allo...

  • {Y}integration Yin Yoga | Santosha | Contentment

    Today we are exploring the 2nd Niyama - Santosha or contentment. What does it mean? How can we incorporate more Santosha into our everyday lives, our practice, our self care? Enjoy a grounding, root chakra focused practice with lots of Lucy assistance...

    Props: 1 blanket but gather any and a...

  • Myofascial Release for Neck & Shoulders

    Today we are using acupressure massage to roll out tension and relieve pain in the neck and shoulders using 2 Tune Up Balls or tennis balls. Rolling out this area can prevent and relieve pain, reduce tension headaches and bring more mobility to the neck and shoulder area.

    Props: 2 Yoga Tune Up...

  • Bhramari Breath | Humming Bee Pranayama

    Bhramari breath - or humming bee breath - is one of the most fun pranayama practices and one that can help clear the throat chakra and release tightness in the chest. I have often used this breath with children and they always love it so if you want to share this with someone - please do!

    Con...

  • 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...

  • Neti Neti Meditation | I am not...

    Today we work with a very special meditation practice - one that will help you lighten the load you carry each day and connect with your true self.

    Each day we carry the load of labels, titles, roles - either placed upon us by others or ourselves. Our connections, links, and relationships hav...

  • Hip Flexor Release in 30 | Yin Yoga for Tight Hips

    We sit a lot in our lives and that can mean our hip flexors, that area at the front of our hip between pelvis and upper thigh, can get super tight and sticky. Today, our 30 minute Yin Yoga practice, we are focusing on opening this space up, releasing tension, and helping our backs feel better (t...

  • Third Eye Chakra Restorative Yoga Snack

    Our 3rd Eye Chakra is the seat of our intuition, the "I know" and is located in the center of our forehead between our brows. Today we use supported poses to calm and soothe this space allowing us to reconnect to our inner knowing and intuition while healing and restoring the body and mind.

    Pro...