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  • The Art Of Surrender46:53
    The Art Of Surrender

    Nikita Akilapa

    A yogic lesson in letting go, reminding us that giving it up is by no means giving in. A vinyasa yoga class which has you courageously explore your relationship with surrender, on your journey towards Hanumansana (the spits in yoga) - stopping at koudinyasana B and Bird of Paradise on the way. Class starts with supine hamstring openers and then we up the pace for more feisty poses. You'll need a strap and two blocks.



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  • The Day Breaker32:22
    The Day Breaker

    Nikita Akilapa

    A powerful, fiery all-round vinyasa yoga class that will strengthen, energise and open the body, heart and mind. Moving to the natural rhythm of our own bodies and calling on our own inner strength, we will work with twists, back bends, hip and leg openers, core strengtheners and balancing postures. The perfect way to start the day! You may need two yoga bricks.



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  • Inner Strength25:18
    Inner Strength

    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.



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  • Space And Freedom43:24
    Space And Freedom

    Nikita Akilapa

    This hip and leg opening vinyasa yoga class helps you to move into a more expansive state by prioritising space and freedom, a sentiment that can live well beyond the mat and into your behaviours, attitudes and approach for the day, and onwards. Listening carefully to the whispers of the body, you increase our sensitivity to sensation and enhance your interior perception. By moving slowly, you are able to build more strength and stamina, while staying connected to what you feel. In this way, you can encourage the gentle negotiation between body and breath to find a sense of release and freedom. You may need yoga bricks and a strap.



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  • Opening Up37:01
    Opening Up

    Nikita Akilapa

    This heart opening vinyasa flow class is designed to help you open up; open up to your potential, your experience, the sensations your body presents, the wisdom and inspiration available to you and to gratitude. Working on creating space in the chest and shoulder area, mobilising the spine and strengthening back muscles - this class will have you feeling wide open and ready to receive. You will need a brick and a strap.



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  • Shake It Off23:52
    Shake It Off

    Nikita Akilapa

    Ease out the compression, contraction and any resistance that you may feel first thing in the morning with this vinyasa yoga class. This class will help you to move into an expansive space, releasing anything that feels as though it may be holding you back today.



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  • Fluid Movement43:13
    Fluid Movement

    Nikita Akilapa

    A beautifully sequenced intermediate vinyasa yoga class weaving a variety of arm balances throughout. Working with fluid breath based movement to see and hear the body's narrative more clearly. This enables us to see our lives more clearly and make better decisions. Exploring the art of perspective and opening up to the wonder of what is. You may need blocks and a strap.



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  • Ride the Rhythm Vinyasa54:40
    Ride the Rhythm Vinyasa

    Nikita Akilapa

    In this soulful, breath-based vinyasa class, we acknowledge the fluctuation of experience, sensation and energy within our practice and our lives. This flow honours the natural rhythm of things, moving slow and strong, with a playful exploration of (optional) inversions and arm balances. You'll need two bricks and a strap.



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  • Feel Grounded in Uncertain Times22:06
    Feel Grounded in Uncertain Times

    Nikita Akilapa

    Feeling unsettled? Uncertain? With a focus on alignment, this class will get you steady in uncertain times. Nikita guides you through a hatha standing posture sequence, designed to stabilise and ground, whilst bringing you fully into your body



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  • Change Your Perspective Vinyasa48:03
    Change Your Perspective Vinyasa

    Nikita Akilapa

    A change in perspective changes everything! This fiesty and beauitfully sequenced vinyasa yoga class shows us how when we change our perspective on a yoga pose, new possibilities are opened up. We turn our poses upside down, come to the same pose from multiple perspectives, and see that, if you look at a yoga pose from another direction, possibilities become infinite! You may need two bricks.



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  • Spacious Body, Spacious Mind42:43
    Spacious Body, Spacious Mind

    Nikita Akilapa

    When we create space in our life, in our bodies, there's so much more room for creativity and for dealing with any of the challenges that life might bring. This hip, heart and shoulder opening yoga flow is set to invite more space and softness into the body, heart and mind.



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  • Rise and Shine 23:58
    Rise and Shine

    Nikita Akilapa

    A short morning flow to sharpen the focus and get the body moving. Using energising breath-work techniques to invigorate the body and vinyasa flow to brighten the body and mind for the day ahead. You might need a foam block or brick.



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  • Gratitude Flow43:43
    Gratitude Flow

    Nikita Akilapa

    A beautiful flow designed to get you vibrating on the frequency of gratitude. With plenty of back-bends, which give a full heart-opening in lunges, twists and balances – leading to Dancer's pose and Wheel as peak postures. Slow, strong and steady vinyasa flow. You may need a foam block, a strap and a brick.



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  • Sweet And Slow Flow39:23
    Sweet And Slow Flow

    Nikita Akilapa

    A more gently paced vinyasa flow, more suitable for beginners to Vinyasa, but with plenty of very challenging alternatives, as the practice builds up. This class focuses on a fluid movement on the breath - honouring the rhythm of your body, inviting the breath to cary you through. Enjoy this beautifully paced class.



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  • Fiery Flow50:46
    Fiery Flow

    Nikita Akilapa

    A firey practice to heat you up from the inside out. Playing with some core work, strong balances and deep twists, all to a pacey but breath connected flow. Building up to Ashtavakrasana (Eight Angled Pose) as peak posture.



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