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Ever completed a yoga class feeling like you could take on the world? Want to amplify that feeling? Increasing our physical strength can help us to navigate our way in the world. This course is:
- For intermediate and advanced practitioners
- Designed to strengthen your body including the core and upper body
- To boost confidence and help you make progress with your yoga
Yoga for strength will help you to build your physical strength and flexibility and develop confidence in your practice. You might also find that building core strength can help alleviate lower back pain, reduce inflammation and support you to move with a feeling of purpose and personal power. By increasing your body awareness as you practice, will improve how well you take of yourself as well as those around you. There are times when we need to feel strong and powerful and these classes help you to feel on top of the world.
25:18 | Nikita Akilapa
A strong vinyasa flow class that cultivates and amplifies strength of body, heart and mind. Lean into your own power to start the day with some home-grown magic. This class focuses on building core strength, you'll need resilience in body and mind, perfect to prepare for the day ahead.
Strong Centred Flow
52:30 | Jean Hall
A fairly feisty yoga flow. A quick-paced vinyasa suitable for intermediate and advanced students. The focus is on a strong centre, a gathering in, in order to expand out. This class is swift to get moving, great if you want to get a move-on and you'd like to learn a more balanced, stronger and more centred approach to extension and flexion. You may need a few blocks and a strap.
Forrest Yoga Back Strengthener
39:40 | Kristi Rodelli
Tense or achey back? Flush your back with goodness with this twisting bending class, while all the time building up a firm, strong core. You will need a roll, block and strap.
Strength for Upside Downs
32:26 | Kristi Rodelli
Enjoy this shoulder strengthening class by the wall to hone your inversion skills. You will need to be near a wall. A great strengthener to prepare for forearm balance as well as handstands.
Forrest Yoga for Strength and Flexibility
01:32:03 | Kristi Rodelli
This live class is the ultimate antidote to modern life. With a strong focus on breath-work and with plenty of core as it's focus, this class is ideal for building strength, lower back stability, releasing tight shoulders and neck as well as gently building flexibility. You will need a rolled up mat, or a cushion as well as a block. As well as a sense of humour for strong abdominal work. This class is a toughie, but well worth it!
Arm Exercises For Home
17:29 | Antonia Ptohides
A short pilates class focusing on arms. No need for weights or props - just you and your mat. Suitable for everyone.
|17:29||Antonia Ptohides||All Levels|
Almost An Hour Of Power
55:22 | Dylan Ayaloo
This all-levels yoga class will get your power going. It's a moderately paced power class (that means vinyasa with a bit more core!) with improvers and advanced level modifications and great insights from Dylan. It's just under an hour - one for the weekend and better than a cup of coffee. You'll just need a block.
10 min Abs Blast
10:29 | Dylan Ayaloo
Dylan leads a progressive core work out which builds from gentle movements to the deep power core work we all know and love. Choose from gentle rests or stretches in between. Bring some love to your abs today
Live Forrest Yoga Class
01:30:00 | Kristi Rodelli
Forrest Yoga Class filmed live with a focus on the shoulders. A fantastic intermediate-level Forrest class to strengthen the shoulders and core and release the neck. You will need a block and a strap.
53:57 | Zephyr Wildman
Looking for a challenge this week? Zephyr leads an intermediate /advanced twist practice that utilises core strength to stretch and tone the deep fibres of hips and abs. Zephyr’s creative sequence weaves vinyasa flow and long holds to create the finest hip & spine release you’ve tried in a long time.
Arm balances: Strength & Power
47:46 | Leila Sadeghee
Challenge yourself with Leila’s slow burn dynamic sequence, building strength in the shoulders and core guided smoothly by the breath. Leila preps the body with deep twists, ”˜jack-knife’ hand stand and intense hip openers like 10 O’ Clock splits (wide hanumansana) ”“ all in preparation for the big arm balances to come.
36:37 | Zephyr Wildman
Dynamic core sequence which will challenge the strongest yogi or athlete and give strength to the rest of us. Zephyr brings real spirit to this core practice, prepare to work.
Forrest Yoga: Stand in your core
41:59 | Kristi Rodelli
This is an awesome, all levels Forrest practice. You will be sure to be inspired, re-ignited and energised with this carefully sequenced practice which uses a point of focus in the body to gain insights. There is a beautiful focus on the breath, starting with a fiery Sivananada breath some core work (it wouldn't be a Forrest practice without the core!), there are plenty of feisty standing poses to strengthen but with some fantastically releasing modifications. Props: block
Building Shoulder Strength And Flexibility
31:15 | Vidya Heisel
In preparation for Pinca Mayurasana, forearm balance. Join Vidya in this sequence that combines Kundalini Yoga Inspired movements to warm up the shoulders, as well as careful preparation and detailed alignment cuing to help you master forearm balance.
Juicy Core Arm Balances
49:29 | Kristi Rodelli
A tough Forrest yoga class, taking your Forrest yoga practice to the next level! With it's focus on core, this class also features favourites for strengthening shoulders and upper back as well as core, including dolphin, crow pose, inch worm and the all-time Forrest yoga favourite, oil-rigger. Not an easy class, but for strengthening for arm-balances, this class is amazing. You will need two blocks, an extra mat and a strap.
Juicy Core Arm Balances: Part 2
29:27 | Kristi Rodelli
A Forrest yoga class designed to strengthen your shoulders, arms and core, ready for inversions, with the ever-present focus on the breath. Includes Forrest yoga classics including flashy eka pada koundinyasana preparation and the full pose. Although this is undoubtedly a tricky peak pose, for advanced students only, the rest of us can enjoy the preparation and you never know, one day... You will need a block and a strap.
Abdominal Conditioning Workout
26:11 | Andrew McGonigle
A tutorial and practice working on the different abdominal muscles including a full workout of of the abdominal muscles that support our core stability and the lumbar spine. This pilates-inspired class focuses on strengthening each layer of the abdominal muscles. You will need a blanket or a cushion.
|26:11||Andrew McGonigle||All Levels|
Live at Yoga Garden Party: Anusara-Inspired Workshop
01:31:04 | Bridget Woods-Kramer
This fiery class will get you moving. A fun, well-rounded, carefully sequenced flowing yoga class with careful alignment detail, with plenty of core work and challenges. You will need two blocks and a strap.
Hanky Planky Core Class
11:23 | Emma Henry
A short, fun yoga class with a core focus. If you're looking to feel energised, stronger, more focused, more productive, join in all the fun with a plank-themed class of hanky-planky! Thanks to Fabletics for their beautiful clothing.
Crow (2) Flowing Towards Flight
19:47 | Daniel Peppiatt
In this video we look at how we might go about best preparing the body and mind for crow pose. Once we understand the individual elements at play in this fun but challenging posture we can create a logical progression to perfect the pose in our own special way. With wrist, arm and core warm ups and moving into one leg crow. You may need a block.
Balance And Stability Quickie
13:16 | Naomi Absalom
A surprisingly challenging balance sequence, all on a block. Great for improviing your stability, and you may find that your glutes get a workout too! A fantastic class for all-levels, but you may find that you'd prefer to stay at the first stage of the practice until you're ready to move on. You will need a yoga brick to balance on.
|13:16||Naomi Absalom||All Levels|
Feel The Fear & Do It Anyway: Jivamukti Inversions
49:29 | Andrea Kwiatkowski
A full, well-rounded Jivamukti yoga class, with a focus on inversions. Inversions are a super opportunity to change our perspecitve on life, and even take a look at the ways that we approach different things in life. This class will strengthen your core and shoulders to prepare your upper body for taking inversions. It doesn't matter what shape you make in the inversion and if you go upside down or not, it's all about how we look at situations. A great class for warming and strengthening, whether you're ready to go upside down or not. Remember to handle inversions with care, our egos can get in the way, so only work carefully and within your capabilities here! You will need a strap.
Yoga for Athletic Strengthening
24:36 | Clive Fogelman
An energetic sequence designed to build core muscular strength, get the heart rate going and develop stamina. Movement is continual and fluid targeting major muscle groups in upper and lower parts of the body. You may need a block or strap.
Transitioning Your Core Vinyasa
29:04 | Naomi Absalom
A vinyasa class which gets going swiftly and focuses not just on poses but the movement between them. This gives a very thorough, but soulful core workout. A great class for strengthening the upper body, as well as lengthening.
All About Your Core
24:05 | Naomi Absalom
A lovely slow flow which won't let you forget your strong core. With variations for beginners and advanced core-travellers this flow is ideal for creating strength and stability in the lower back as the abs strengthen.
Building strength for headstand
12:05 | Jean Hall
This is a perfect practice to open the shoulders and build strength and flexibility in the core as preparation for headstand. Need freer neck & shoulders? This is also for you. Join Jean and student, David This is a perfect warm up practice with plenty of modifications if you’re newer to the practice. Watch out for Jean’s headstand tutorial ”“ coming soon!
Lengthen & Strengthen Workout
38:17 | Clive Fogelman
An empowering and mindful flow to revitalise and reenergise the body for the day ahead and any time you feel like grounding yourself. With a focus on strengthening, especially the core and quads as well as lengthening hamstrings, hips and calves, this is a perfect addition to your workout whilst you work inwards.
Play with your Power
51:19 | Dylan Ayaloo
A more playful intermediate/advanced power vinyasa yoga class. This feisty but fun class includes plenty of backbends, some handstand, moving towards arm balances and wall work. You will need 2 blocks and a strap.
Twist And Stoke The Fire
01:06:33 | Andrea Kwiatkowski
A twisting Jivamukti class to build strength and courage. You will need a block. Not suitable for pregnant students / hernia / heart problems.
Strengthen Your Arms to Flow
11:04 | Andrea Kwiatkowski
A short tutorial to show you a few key elements of arm and core strengthening which will aid to to perform your vinyasas with aplomb. If you do this practice 3 times a week, your arms and core will thank you for it. You will need a bolster, a strap, 2 blocks and plenty of resolve.
|11:04||Andrea Kwiatkowski||All Levels|