You know yoga. We at Movement for Modern Life know and are passionate about yoga. We know how much it has helped us in our lives.
These videos will help you do more yoga in your own time. No more rushing to class. Phew!
Ashtanga Yoga Hour
An Ashtanga-based yoga class. This class is an introduction to the Ashtanga practise, but does require considerable strength and mobility. Although there are always options and variations offered, we don't recommend this one for complete beginners or those who struggle with mobility. This class doesn't cover the full Primary Series but will give you a feel for the rhythm of the sequence (also includes how to get started with headstand!).
Uplifting Vinyasa Yoga Flow
This short but strong and effective Vinyasa practice invites you to lift your heart rate up, breathe more fully and generate heat in your body, so you can get a pleasant energy boost when you feel a bit sluggish. Begin with a mood boosting Pranayama, Breath of Joy, and slowly build intensity in a standing sequence that features Crescent Lunge, Reverse Warrior, Camel Pose and Malasana
Barre Fitness for Building Strength
This Barre Fitness Class builds strength through the glutes. Using techniques taken from classical ballet and focusing on maintaining external hip rotation, this class will strengthen your whole body but especially the legs. You will need a chair or a sturdy bit of furniture to use as a ballet barre.
Yoga for Vitality
This invigorating and energising Vinyasa flow yoga class clears any lethargy away and reset energy through postures that activate your upper body and improve your balance. Flow through Sun Salutations, Backbends Skandasana and Wild Thing, enjoy a fiesty, challenging and dymanic vinyasa yoga class, then close with a guided relaxation.
Balancing And Brightening Vinyasa
This vinyasa flow yoga class is a balancing and stretching class. A fun, creative, playful and stimulating vinyasa flow which includes standing balances to help focus the attention and improve stamina. Postures include Warrior III, Tree Pose, Half Moon and Crow .The class is fairly fast-moving and dynamic, so do pace yourself if needed. You may need a couple of bricks or books.
Dynamic Vinyasa Yoga To Awaken The Core
This challenging, dynamic vinyasa class is a great full body length and stretch, but has the focus on core connection. Connect to the deep abdominals muscles to feel powerful and focused. Warm up with some planks and variations of boat pose, and progress through a dynamic standing sequence incorporating twists and challenging balances. Suggested prop: 2 Yoga bricks
Morning Vinyasa to Awaken The Hips
This dynamic Vinyasa yoga flow class is sequenced to create space in our hips and strengthen our lower body with powerful warrior poses and nourishing dynamic stretches. Your whole body will feel alivened, lengthened and stretched. Then class explores variations of Wide legged forward fold and a sequence of seated poses targeting our groin and glutes. Suggested props: 2 bricks.
Dynamic Yoga To Awaken Our Shoulders
Strengthen and mobilise the shoulders and upper body with this challenging, dynamic Vinyasa flow. Feel more energised and spacious, especially in the upper body, whilst also mobilising and strengthening the whole body. This is a challenging class, go gently whilst exploring flexibility in the shoulders with binds whilst opening the chest through backbends, including Camel, Locust and Floor Bow Pose. Suggested prop: 1 belt.
Dynamic Vinyasa Yoga To Mobilise The Spine
This dynamic vinyasa flow yoga discovers different ways to move the spine and to strengthen the back and abdominal muscles. This challenging yoga class features postures such as Cobra, Plough Pose and Reverse Warrior. This is a great class to unwind the whole body and is great for after long periods of time sitting, to unlock tension around your torso. Feel refreshed, taller and at ease in your whole body
Wake Up Body and Mind
This uplifting vinyasa yoga class takes us on a stimulating journey to Natarajasana, Royal Dancer. This standing balancing backbend peak invites a deep awakening in mind, body and spirit. This class builds steadily and progressively leading to a feeling of exaltation and expansion. Feel invigorated, ready for your day in this comprehensive, well rounded practice. You will need a block and a strap.
Nurturing Practice - Grief
Jivamukti Yoga: Your Daily Practice
This Jivamukti yoga class explores the power of repetition. Starting swiftly with Jivamukti sun salutations, this class focuses on how consistency and repetition of movements can have a transformational effect on the body, mind and spirit. Move through this dynamic vinyasa class, and explore the effect of repetition in your own body and mind. You may need a block.
Barre Fitness Energy Flow
A fabulous Barre class for all body strength and balance. This upbeat, and quite challenging Barre workout is strengthening muscles without increasing bulk and will improve stamina, balance and posture. The focus of this class is 'every move you make' because every move has to come from the core! Done regularly barre workouts will increase your bone density, which will help prevent conditions like osteoporosis.
Barre for Cardio and Strong Legs
A strong barre class to target the legs and to get the heart pumping. This Barre class is hard work but once practiced will definitely get easier. So do remember to work on your technique with some of the less intense barre class. Through repetition this class will help tone your quads, hamstrings, glutes and calves but it will also burn calories and strengthen your heart. Practicing high intensity classes will improve your mood and your energy so get ready to sweat, work hard and feel GREAT!! This class is suitable for those with a good level of fitness and mobility and should not be practiced by those with knee issues.
Embracing Your Personal Power
A personal power Kundalini Yoga Kriya (a set of Kundalini Practises), known as Nabhi Kriya. This class works directly on your navel chakra, the seat of your personal power. Expect strong abdominals work, breahwork and repetitions. Mostly done on the back, no need for a yoga mat, this is a great practice to increase confidence.
Kriya to Energise
You can do this seated or lying down. Join Kiranjot for energising class through Kundalini yoga body movements and breathwork. This uplifting class works on the ten bodies: the 10 bodies are the kundalini equlivalenet of the koshas, The Soul, Negative Mind, Positive Mind, Neutral Mind, Physical Body, Arc Line aka Halo, Aura, Pranic body, Subtle Body and Radiant Body. With a savasana, resting pose, at the end of the physical movements, then with chanting and mandra. This class is a fantastic all round tonic. No yoga mat needed, suitable for those with wrist issues, and suitable for most levels of mobility and strength (with modifications).
Kundalini Yoga For Confidence
An open level meditation practise to balance the soothing and intense energies within you. Using this mediation, we invite you to rest in the peaceful ground of being, getting under all the layers of your personality and lived experience to discover your blissful stillness. This space is the ground of your consciousness and your true identity. You may wish to sit on a cushion or in a chair with a blanket for support during this practice.