heart-opening

Heart Opening

Journey Series

Continue the journey

Day 1
Lengthen your spine and strengthen the muscles in your low back. This series of strengthening backbends will encourage you to keep your body long and low to the floor. Backbends can be extremely healing to the body if done correctly with good alignment, awareness and a willingness to open the heart center. Recommended props: 1 blanket
Day 2
Release and reduce stress with this class that focuses on the shoulders - an area of the body where we tend to get tense. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket, 1 strap
Day 3
Twist and sweat the toxins out with this quick detoxifying flow.
Day 4
Improve your physical balance and deepen your mental focus. Recommended props: 1 blanket, 1 strap
Day 5
Building shoulder strength and flexibility takes time, but this short beginner practice will help you get there. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 strap
Day 6
Warm up the spine with plenty of twists so you can get into dhanurasana, or bow pose, in this advanced beginners class. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket, 1 strap
Day 7
Take your time in this well rounded flow class aimed at helping you connect to your breath. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket
Day 8
Take a little bit of time every day for this foundational practice aimed at giving you a well rounded flow in a short period of time. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 strap
Day 9
Free your spine through backbends and twists in this flowing beginner yoga sequence. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket, 1 strap
Day 10
Treat yourself to a pick me up in this refreshing practice aimed at leaving you restored. Recommend props: 1 strap
Day 11
This practice is all about keeping it simple with a combination of gentle movements followed by some delicious restorative postures. Once you begin to hold postures, be sure your body is comfortable and warm. Resist the temptation to chase after a stretch and give yourself permission to let go. Remember less is more when it comes to restorative yoga. Release yourself into sweet surrender. Recommended props: 1 block, 1 bolster, 2 blankets
Day 12
Tune into yourself with this well-rounded practice that’s perfect for beginners, but also great for anyone who wants to get back to basics. Recommended props: 1 blanket
Day 13
Begin with a 5-minute meditation, and then move through a series of standing poses for strength and stability while you simultaneously open the psoas, side body, chest and shoulders. Mindful pauses throughout help you experience a deeper sense of presence as well as a fuller more effortless breath. End with a short relaxation and finish feeling more rooted and radiant. Recommended props: 2 blocks
Day 14
Simple poses do not necessarily mean easy poses. This beginner flow yoga class is great for those who are new to yoga, or more advanced students who want to get back to the basics. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket, 1 strap
Day 1
Warm up your spine, stretch your front body, strengthen the muscles that extend your spine, and wake up your abs in this short backbend flow.
Day 2
Move quickly, work up a sweat and get your heart rate up with this intermediate flow!
Day 3
Shed the stress of day-to-day life, and access your most authentic self with this thoughtful sequence. Recommended props: 1 block, 1 strap
Day 4
Open your chest, strengthen your back muscles and wake yourself up! Recommended props: 1 block
Day 5
Strengthen and come alive with this thirty minute flow class. Recommended props: 1 block
Day 6
Get your blood flowing with this practice aimed at keeping your moving through the poses. Recommended props: 1 blanket
Day 7
Get a full body workout in this invigorating vinyasa flow. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 strap
Day 8
Bring awareness, compassion and flow to your heart, which can get unconsciously closed down by sadness and grief. Check out Mia's Chakras Journey Series. Recommended props: 2 blocks
Day 9
Focus on your heart and hips in this class filled with backbends and hip openers. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket
Day 10
Hit all the key muscles and get a cardio boost in this strong flowing practice. Recommended props: 1 block
Day 11
Focus on opening the heart to connect to the fourth chakra, which is represented by the color green and linked to the quality and power of love in our life. Then, check out Mia's Vishuddha Chakra video. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 bolster
Day 12
This strong power yoga class focuses on building strength in the upper body, particularly the arms, shoulders and chest.
Day 13
Practice a full class and feel all the physical and mental benefits a flow class has to offer. Recommended props: 1 block
Day 14
Open your heart and shoulders with this well rounded practice. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 strap
Day 1
Strengthen and come alive with this thirty minute flow class. Recommended props: 1 block
Day 2
Break and sweat and have some fun in this challenging sequence. Recommended props: 1 block
Day 3
Get your heart rate up with nonstop movement in this fun and challenging yoga cardio workout.
Day 4
Open your hips and your heart with this flow class. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket
Day 5
Move fast and build heat with lots of vinyasas in this sweaty flow.
Day 6
Enjoy this advanced class that focuses on core strengthening and shoulder opening. Recommended props: 1 strap, 1 blanket
Day 7
May I please have the twist, cardio, core combo? Get your heart rate up, gain inner strength, and remove toxins with this challenging yoga sequence. Be sure to also try our yoga for detox journey series.
Day 8
Chock full of standing poses, sun salutes, arm balances and core! This is Jesse's signature 90 minute class condensed into one hour.
Day 9
This long sweaty flow sequence peaks with standing twisting poses and leads up to a bunch of yummy backbends. Recommended props: 1 block
Day 10
This sweaty, hard class gives you a little bit of everything. Recommended props: 1 block
Day 11
Warm up and educate all of the areas of the body you need to get into the very challenging pose, king pigeon. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 strap
Day 12
Work towards urdhva dhanurasana with this strong class. If practiced regularly, you’ll surely see and feel your progress with this challenging backbend! Recommended props: 2 blocks, 2 blankets
Day 13

Work the right and left sides of the body evenly with a different take on familiar postures in this fun and challenging flow class.

Day 14
Stimulate your mood as you twist and backbend your way through this practice that is sure to lift your spirits and build plenty of heat. And be sure to check out Spine Tonic Flow Part 2. Recommended props: 1 block

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Virtual hello
ruth givens - -
I'm back! You are wonderful both online and in person, Dani.
Good start
Chris Bradfield - -
First Yoga for me, great way to start
Gentle Stretch
Pauline McKenzie - -
Lovely wake up and stretch, thank you Dani.
Ana Baldinger - -
Great short practice for my busy schedule. Thank you!
Wake up back and shoulders
Pauline McKenzie - -
Lovely stretch! thank you Dani, I love your soothing voice.