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  • Pregnancy Yoga: Stay Strong47:25
    Pregnancy Yoga: Stay Strong

    Lucy McCarthy

    A pregnancy yoga class for the second trimester, suitable for those who had an active yoga practise pre-pegnancy and are feeling well, healthy and mobile. This class focuses on strengthening and stabilisation in the hips. It is also a powerful practice to help cultivate strength and steadiness in body, mind and heart to take us through pregnancy, birth and motherhood, empowered from the inside out. You will need two blocks and a bolster, if you have one, for final relaxation.



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  • Flow Towards Freedom: Ignite Your Intuition54:22
    Flow Towards Freedom: Ignite Your Intuition

    Lucy McCarthy

    Cultivate tuning into your intuition, your wisdom body with this is a slow flow featuring longer, hatha holds. A more meditative, deep, hip based practice that quiets the mind enough that you can start to listen to and trust your intuition and inner wisdom. Long, juicy hip opening, kneeling warrior at the wall. Ending in a meditation with the focus of listening. This class aims at taking you out of your head and into your roots. A perfect class to help you unravel after travel or after a tough day at work. Helping you to reconnect to your innate inherent inner wisdom. You will need access to a wall, a blanket and maybe a strap.



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  • Elemental Flow: Root Down Gently32:36
    Elemental Flow: Root Down Gently

    Lucy McCarthy

    The First of Lucy's 5 elements series. This yoga class will connect you to the earth with gentle, slow and steady movements and a focus on grounding, slowing down and getting present. Perfect for when you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed, or you just need help to calm. This class starts with a long breath-work relaxation, then works gently on the hips to release feelings of business and stress. You will need a tennis-size ball and you might need a block.



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  • (2) Fluidity & Release: The Sacral Chakra32:02
    (2) Fluidity & Release: The Sacral Chakra

    Lucy McCarthy

    A super fluid flow sequence low to the earth to open you into your innate creativity and find ease in your body. Deep, hip openers reign supreme in this short but deep hip opening class.



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  • Grounding Flow for Hips47:46
    Grounding Flow for Hips

    Lucy McCarthy

    A sweet grounding practice, fantastic for when you need to get some balance in your life. You will need a bolster for supported savasana.



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  • Yoga for Desk-Bound Backs 218:30
    Yoga for Desk-Bound Backs 2

    Lucy McCarthy

    This class focuses on releasing tension often held in the shoulders if we sit at a desk for prolonged periods as well as unravelling tension held in the hips, another frequently tight area for those desk jockeys out there. Great for unwinding the effects of prolonged sitting. This class is great to take as a break in the course of the day, or at the end of the day. You will need a strap.



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  • Yoga for Desk-Bound Backs18:29
    Yoga for Desk-Bound Backs

    Lucy McCarthy

    This gentle, hatha class gives the back and neck some simple releases for those of us who have been stuck at a desk, on a train, plane or behind the wheel all day. You will find that you have new, oxygenated bloodflow to the spine and feel a million times better after these simple poses. You may need a block.



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  • Yoga for Cyclists: Hamstrings20:38
    Yoga for Cyclists: Hamstrings

    Lucy McCarthy

    Lucy gives us some wonderful simple stretches for the backs of the legs, hamstrings, hips, shoulders and lower back - areas which can tighten up with a lot of cycling. With stretched muscles, you'll find you can go so much further...Try these stretches if you're a regular cyclist, if you're preparing for a cycling holiday or after a big ride. Props: Strap or belt.



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