Ir-Resistance-Able (1260) In this session we use a resistance band to explore movement of the shoulders, upper back and hips. We also explore circumfrential breathing. A combo of strength, mobility and stretching to support you for the day (or sleep) ahead.
Yoga block or rolled towel and massage ball/tennis ball
Masterclass: Self Massage, Movement and Mindfulness with Lori Curran (March 2021) (1257)
Masterclass: Self Massage, Movement and Mindfulness with Lori Curran (March 2021) (1257) In this Guest Masterclass, Lori Curran (a massage therapist, yoga teacher and more whom you can find at www.thehumblenook.com) from The Humble Nook takes us through a nourishing practice incorporating self-massage, mindfulness and movement. This session is all kinds of delicious. Enjoy.
Small weights (1kg or less) or alternative OR resistance band
Low Back & Core Week 7 (1254)
Low Back & Core Week 7 (1254) In this livestream replay from Monday 15th March 2021, we use a small pair of hand weights(1kg or less) (or tins of spaghetti, a resistance band - anything really!) to explore core support and upper body mobility and strength. We start off with some somatic 'flowers' to wake up the body and progress toward some fun movements incorporating the weights/band.
Low Back & Core Week 6 (1251) In this livestream replay from Monday 8th March 2021, we explore some sneaky strength hip work, gentle back bends and do some rolling to find functional core strength as well as get a lovely spiral twist.
Side Body Exploration (1259) In this livestream replay from 8 April 2021 we explore the sides of the body. Think fluidity, stability and expansion ... that's what this session is all about. From some juicy somatic work to get us started to tipping gate pose, this session is a great full body unwind with a particular emphasis on unlocking tension in the waist.
Low Back & Core Week 8 (1256) In this livestream replay from Monday 22nd March 2021, we explore some core 'unfurling', a fun variation of bridge pose, some rolling and a seated pinwheel sequence to mobilise the hips and spine.
Squats Chairs and More (1253) Got some energy to move? Squats and chairs are where it's at. In this standing session we explore chair pose, wide leg squats and balance to focus our attention AND move our body.
Low Back & Core Week 5 (1250) In this livestream replay from Monday 1st March 2021 we explore low back and core support along with hip strength and mobility. From a fun play on dead bug to some low lunges and exploration in Warrior pose and more, this is a gently active class.
Low Back & Core Week 9 (1258) In this livestream replay from Monday 29th March 2021, we wrap up our core and low back focus for the term with some exploration in bridge and dead-bug as well as playing with the diagonal hip to shoulder relationship in some active twists. This class explores stability, fluidity, strength and more.
Down Dog (or Cat) Hip Play (1255) Let's play in Down Dog! Or cat - the choice is yours. In this session we play with hip strength, mobility and control in cat and down dog. A short session to feel strong and find more freedom in tight hips.
Masterclass: Low Back + Core Fundamentals (February 2021) (1249)
Low Back & Core Fundamentals (1249) In this masterclass we talk about what core and low back strength and support is along with some key concepts to find more support and ease in these areas. We mix theory with practice, so grab a cuppa and your yoga mat and let's dive in.