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  • Journey Towards Hanumanasana58:39
    Journey Towards Hanumanasana

    Vidya Heisel

    An intermediate flow sequence to prepare the hamstrings, inner groins and extensor muscles for Hanumanasana and Eka Pada Koundinyasana 2 (flying splits).



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  • Fallen Angel45:17
    Fallen Angel

    Vidya Heisel

    A more advanced well rounded vinyasa sequence with a focus on twisting and getting ready for systematic preparation for three arm balances: side crane (Parsva Bakasana), scissors (Eka Pada Koundinyasana 1) and, for the advanced, Fallen Angel (advanced variation of Parsva Bakasana). With modification and step by step instruction for help to get to the more advanced poses. Enjoy, and go mindfully and at your own pace. You may need a strap and block.



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  • Symmetrical Backbends44:38
    Symmetrical Backbends

    Vidya Heisel

    A Kundalini-yoga inspired flow to energise, increase creativity and inspire loving-kindness through intense heart-openings. Features pranayama (breathing) to help you move deeply and more safely into a variety of symmetrical backbends. You will need a blanket and 2 blocks.



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  • Heart Opening Backbends47:21
    Heart Opening Backbends

    Vidya Heisel

    An intermediate flow sequence that will challenge, move the whole body and focus on the breath. You will move through asymmetric backbends, exploring a more advanced version of Natrajasana, dancers pose, Ardha Chandra Chapasana, half moon arc pose and Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana 1, Pigeon Backbend. You will need a block and a strap. Enjoy these beautiful heart-openers and move for joy with Vidya.



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  • Mindful Hips27:00
    Mindful Hips

    Vidya Heisel

    A longer version of Vidya's popular hip opening class. Get deeply into your hips and learn a clinical technique known as PNF (proprioceptive neuro muscular facilitation) stretching to open this notoriously stiff part of the body.



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  • Mindful Hip Openers14:56
    Mindful Hip Openers

    Vidya Heisel

    Increase the range of motion in your hip joint, through easefully releasing tension in the muscles, tendons and connective tissue that surround it.



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  • Seriously Hip Flow36:29
    Seriously Hip Flow

    Vidya Heisel

    In preparation for Eka Pada Galavasana, flying pigeon. Join Vidya in this intermediate/advance fun sequence that artfully warms up the hips in preparation for more challenging arm balances.



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  • Deep Forward Folding Flow49:17
    Deep Forward Folding Flow

    Vidya Heisel

    In preparation for Eka Pada Sirsasana, leg behind the head pose. Join Vidya in this skilfully sequenced flow, which demonstrates how to use PNF, facilitated stretching, to warm up the hamstrings, inner groins and hips, in preparation for leg behind the head pose.



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  • Building Shoulder Strength And Flexibility31:15
    Building Shoulder Strength And Flexibility

    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.



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