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  • Progress Your Practice: Backbends48:27
    Progress Your Practice: Backbends

    Vidya Heisel

    The third class in progressing your practice series, this beginners yoga class focuses on backbends. Backbends help to keep the back and shoulders open after days hunched over a computer or smartphone and are essential to keep the back and spine healthy. With some slow flow and twists to counterbalance your backbending class. You will need a blanket, rolled up and two bricks.



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  • Progress Your Practice: Healthy Spine and Twists46:10
    Progress Your Practice: Healthy Spine and Twists

    Vidya Heisel

    The second class in progressing your practice series, this class is perfect for keeping your spine healthy with twists. 'You're as old as your spine' is the saying and there is no better way to keep your spine healthy than with plenty of twists and gentle movement of the spine. A perfect way to progress your practice and to keep healthy every day. You will need two bricks.



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  • Progress Your Practice: Forward Folding Flow 44:35
    Progress Your Practice: Forward Folding Flow

    Vidya Heisel

    The first in a progressing your practice series, great for those who have mastered the basic yoga poses but are looking to start to flow! The first class in this progressing your practice series is a fully rounded class, featuring some of the standing poses you'll have grown familiar with, but with a focus on folding forwards. Forward folds help to release hips and hamstrings - things which those of us who have seated work may struggle with. You will need a blanket, a strap and two blocks.



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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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  • 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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