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YOGA TO ENERGISE
There are days when we feel sluggish but don’t want to reach for the coffee! Yoga offers a perfect natural lift with a combination of mindful movement and breath. You don’t need to do the classes in this collection in order. They are all selected as they will support you to energise gently. The classes in this collection range in duration from 5 - 45 minutes and are suitable for all levels. Pick a class to suit your schedule and press play to get moving.
The classes in this course are:
- All Levels
- Designed to energise
- All under 45 minutes
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Morning Wake Up Call
28:47 | Adam Hocke
A perfect yoga class for those days when it's hard to get yourself moving. To help you gradually wake-up and invigorate the body before your day begins, start with a process of stretching, rolling and wiggling to warm-up before moving into sun salutations and easing into standing poses. Allow the intensity to gradually increase to a mindfully paced vinyasa flow and enjoy the heat-building capability of flow to start your day with a bang.
|28:47||Adam Hocke||All Levels|
Morning Yoga Boost
13:34 | Rakhee Jasani
This morning yoga boost is perfect for when you're too busy for a full class. You'll be surprised the wonder that a short yoga practice can make! This gently energising yoga class is a wonderful way to warm your body and mind up in the morning. Short, sweet and suitable for most bodies, this class is also a perfect as mid-morning break. You'll need a block.
|13:34||Rakhee Jasani||All Levels|
Stepping Stones to Practice: 1
23:25 | Kate Walker
KIck-start your 20 minute morning yoga practice with Kate's Stepping Stones series. Each week improve as Kate adds more challenging variations to the sequence. This is great for beginners and for those who want to make yoga a daily habit.
Flow Towards Freedom: Bountiful Body
21:42 | Lucy McCarthy
A beautiful, well-round 20 minute flow yoga class to get you in your body finding joy from the simplicity of moving and breathing mindfully. Connect deeply to your body and the miracle that is it is with this wonderful, all-levels yoga class. You will need two bricks or blocks.
|21:42||Lucy McCarthy||All Levels|
Top of the Morning Hatha
15:17 | Zephyr Wildman
A breath-centred mostly standing poses hatha yoga class in which we use our breath to restore, renew and revitalise us. Standing poses are great for gently strengthening us, and we use the breath to energise and invigorate the body. Perfect for creating a calm, vibrant start to the day. Thanks to Fabletics for their clothing.
Morning Practice: Fluidity and Flow
37:31 | Mimi Kuo-Deemer
This morning yoga and qigong class is focused on circular, smooth movements through the body and joints to set you up for the day. With some beautifully awakening qigong forms such as variations of swimming dragon followed by active sun salute variations and fluid movements through standing poses. Enjoy waking up all your senses in this awakening flow!
Afternoon Express Reset Flow
18:29 | Adam Hocke
A go-to yoga class when you are short on time and need to invigorate, re-energise and find creative focus. This is a full-body, energising flow and even a sneaky arm balance. This is a really wonderful mid-afternoon pick me up or equally a great way to start the day. No props needed and no excuses about not having the time. A little yoga can go a long way!
|18:29||Adam Hocke||All Levels|
23:32 | Mimi Kuo-Deemer
This qigong flow practice starts with some warmups for the joints, cultivation of qi between the hands, and then moves into what we think of as “water salutations” – fluid movements that feel like the equivalent of yoga’s sun salutations. It’s a practice that warms the body, actively stimulates, guides and moves the qi, and helps to quiet the mind. Enjoy!
A Quick Slow Flow
36:01 | Carlene Bogues
A beautiful, mindfully paced yoga class in a world where life goes too fast, and our yoga practice seems to echo this! In this yoga class we explore making movements slower, and moving more intentionally. By exploring the speed of the practice we can explore the depth, the intensity of the movement and bring awareness to our reactions to them. By learning to observe our patterns we can feel what comes up in a non judgmental way. Once done we can go about our day at the pace required with move awareness.
|36:01||Carlene Bogues||All Levels|
10 minutes of morning magic
08:37 | Lucy McCarthy
Looking to kickstart your day? This short, gentle, sweet and sumptuous flow will awaken the body, stimulate your energy and get your ready for the rest of the day. Lots of juicy spinal awakening and an uplifting flow. Gets into the shoulder, spine and side body.
Morning Reset Flow
32:36 | Adam Hocke
Start your day in the right way with this simple, down to earth vinyasa flow yoga class. Gentle yogic stretching and strengthening exercises open your body and mind for the day. Start your day with energy and focus with this all-around flow practice. This all-round yoga class includes a bit of everything everything (including sun salutations, half-moon, and crow postures) and focus on generating positive intention through breath. For all levels.
Yoga For Happiness (1): Honesty
37:42 | Nikita Akilapa
This is the first class in Nikita's Yoga for Happiness Series. This is a nourishing and supportive, mindfully paced vinyasa flow yoga class. A perfect to start your day with mindfulness, openness and honesty. With slowness to the flow comes depth of feeling and depth of breath. This class isn't complicated, but it does require that you come to the mat being honest with yourself, your needs or your limits; the boundaries being set by the body. Enjoy a simple, well rounded flow class where you'll find you're able to build self-kindness and self-confidence through an honest acceptance of your body in the here and now. The Yoga For Happiness Series is designed to help us move towards self-acceptance - meeting ourselves where we are, as we are, without judgement. This set of nourishing and supportive classes will invite you to really see yourself, both on and off the mat.
|37:42||Nikita Akilapa||All Levels|
20 Minute Morning Magic
19:07 | Lucy McCarthy
The perfect way to start your day if you're short on time and want to kickstart your day on the right foot. This short yoga class will get your body awake and fluid, clear the mind and open the heart. A sweet, gentle flow that builds smoothly. This practice will open your spine, shoulders and side body.
Awaken The Body Flow
27:31 | Clive Fogelman
A slow and mindful flow guided by breath that awakens and energises the body with a particular focus on releasing tension in the back. A great way to start the day or if you want a break after sitting for long periods.
Energy Booster / Wake up your Qi
29:24 | Joo Teoh
Awaken your energy at any time in the day with this qi-gong practice. Perfect for starting the day, but also as an energy boost during a mid-morning slump is just perfect. This class uses various energy techniques and can be done on a chair as well as on a mat, so is perfect for all levels and physicalities. Wake up your qi with this short practice using qigong, yoga, breath-work and various energy techniques to give your energy a big boost. Remember to use the power of intention in this class, and in life! Keep a chair handy.
Wakey Shakey Up & At 'Em
21:31 | Naomi Absalom
A fabulous class to wake up to, or to wake yourself up to whenever you need do take a break. A perfect study break, post-travel class, a cheeky little cracker to shift your mood and perspective instantly.
|21:31||Naomi Absalom||All Levels|
Stoking the Fire
29:21 | Joo Teoh
Great for mornings, if you're lethargic or you have cold feet or hands. A gently awakening qi-gong and yoga fusion class designed to raise the body heat if you’re feeling cold or lethargic, perfect for getting moving on cold wintery mornings. Using a chair to increase accessibility. With fluid and heating qi gong poses to gently increase strength, stability and balance and yoga to increase flexibility. You will need a chair.
Good Morning Flow
21:10 | Kirsty Norton
An energising way to start the day! A short, playful vinyasa yoga class ideal for the mornings. You will open up the backs of the legs and release tight hip flexors. Waking up the body and helping circulation, this vinyasa yoga class is a great way to make sure your day flows. Thanks to Wellicious for their gorgeous clothing!
Inner Axis: Learn To Breathe
10:52 | Max Strom
In this short interview and demonstration Max Strom teaches us the basis of the breathing technique, Ocean Breath. This is a wonderful technique for dealing with all kinds of stress as well as being the basis for breathing during yoga practice.
|10:52||Max Strom||All Levels|
Morning Yoga for Steadiness
36:57 | Rakhee Jasani
A really beautiful slow flow vinyasa yoga class which takes it's inspiration from mountains; this class will explore grounding and firm foundations. Start the day grounded, steady and strong. The focus on this class is standing poses and moving mindfully with the breath between poses. Also a great class for during the day for when you're feeling a bit 'in your head', frazzled or overwhelmed. Learn to leave your stress from a busy mind behind and move as a mountain: steady, grounded, firm.
|36:57||Rakhee Jasani||All Levels|
Yoga For Happiness (4): Kindness
30:41 | Nikita Akilapa
In this gentle vinyasa yoga class, the focus is on ahimsa (non violence). In the body, we can work with soft negotiation rather than force or brutality. In the mind, we can be aware of the tone with which we speak to ourselves. Pay attention to what you ask of your body in today's practice; notice when you are forcing it to do something it doesn't want to do / ignoring or overriding body wisdom. Pay attention to the internal dialogue and notice the tone of internal dialogue. Make a note of any recurring thoughts. Finally, write a mantra, something supportive and loving, that you can repeat to yourself (e.g. you are perfect as you are).
|30:41||Nikita Akilapa||All Levels|
Gentle Yoga to Nourish and Support Series: (1) Breathe and Move
22:19 | Mimi Kuo-Deemer
Start to move with your breath in this beginners yoga class. Feel supported, nourished and revitalised. This first class in this series begins with finding the breath, so the body and breath move together in simple sequences that help condition our respiratory and circulatory systems. This will allow you to feel more invigorated yet also relaxed, clear and calm. As well as being an accessible starting place for many students, this yoga class is also a nourishing standalone class for when you need to calm jangled nerves and return strong and grounded to your breath.
Gentle Yoga to Nourish and Support Series: (2) Rooting to Rise
22:16 | Mimi Kuo-Deemer
In Chinese, there is a saying ‘gen shen di gu’, which means when the roots and deep the foundations are strong. From Moving with the Breath, we shift the focus to rooting firmly down in the earth and allowing our bodies to rise from this firm root up toward the sky. We will practice some more dynamic standing poses after an initial warm-up we practiced in class #1 to feel this connection more fully in our body.
Gentle Yoga to Nourish and Support Series: (3) Between Heaven & Earth
21:10 | Mimi Kuo-Deemer
Building on the last class’s focus on rooting to rise, this yoga qi-gong class builds a combination of strength and softness in the arms and hands and upper and lower body. Bring energy upward from stable roots to the spine. We will work to lengthen it and feel how our bodies can become a healthy and nourished axis between heaven and earth.
|21:10||Mimi Kuo-Deemer||All Levels|
Gentle Yoga to Nourish and Support Series: (4) The Yin/Yang Balance
18:53 | Mimi Kuo-Deemer
With this class we take the ideas of rooting and feeling our body aligned between the skies above and earth below into a more full balance of yin and yang. This session will build a combination of strength and softness in the arms and hands and upper and lower body. When the energies of yin and yang come into balance in our bodies, it is known as the Tai Chi Axis.
Gentle Yoga to Nourish and Support Series: (5) Effortless Ease
28:37 | Mimi Kuo-Deemer
In this final class of this series of yoga/qi-gong moves to nourish, support and revitalise the body and mind, we orientate our practice toward effortless ease. In Chinese this is a concept known as wuwei, or effortless effort. It is something we cannot strive toward but rather a quality that arises spontaneously through steady cultivation and practice. As such, we will take the ideas of rooting, rising, aligning and balancing and see what is possible in working with the fluid flow of effortless ease.
Daytime Energy Boost
27:25 | Clive Fogelman
This vinyasa yoga class is perfect for getting yourself moving when you need an energising boost! With a focus on your core, this is a great way to start the day by creating strength in your body. It will also help shift your state of mind if you feel like you need to cultivate more dynamic energy into your day. This class has a mindful, core focus on the abdominals so is great if you’re looking to build core strength in a mindful way.
Find Your Flow
41:28 | Bridget Woods-Kramer
Find your Flow with a delicious, all-levels, flow yoga sequence with careful attention to alignment and a delicious hip focus. Followed by a long breath-work session. For greater mental and physical clarity, these breathing practices will get you centred and ready to go!
|41:28||Bridget Woods-Kramer||All Levels|
Awaken to Yoga
22:59 | Jean Hall
This is a lovely, meditative, sweet and slow flow to warm up the body for the day. It is great for beginners as well as advanced yogis who want to take care of their bodies from the inside out. This practice would be wonderful to be used as a pre-curser to your morning meditation as Jean gently guides attention inward through the focus on the breath. This could also be used at the end of the day before your evening meditation. Jean guides you gently into the breath, gives great alignment guidance to some gentle backbends and lovely, long modified downward dogs. No better way to start, or indeed end the day. Props: Bolster or firm pillows
Enliven Your Body
11:23 | Gabriella Espinosa
This embodiment practice is a wonderful way to enliven and energise the body on those days when you are feeling low in mood, brain fog, sluggish or have been sitting too long in front of a computer. Practice it every morning to awaken the body and mind or during the day when you experience a slump in energy. Give yourself some time to feel your body before and after the practice to notice the shift in energy and welcome a newfound sense of aliveness.
|11:23||Gabriella Espinosa||All Levels|