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  • Hot Flush Remedy04:39
    Hot Flush Remedy

    Petra Coveney

    A simple visualisation exercise to help to manage hot flushes often associated with the menopause. This yoga class is one simple pose, breathing deeply whilst lying in a constructive rest position. You can do this any time when experiencing uncomfortable feelings of heat. Expect a short demonstration of Petra’s Hot Flush Wave, with Ocean breathing and 3-part breath. If you practice this daily to reduce stress, you will also develop the simple skills for managing hot flushes, as you learn to allow the heat to flow calmly through you, rather than resisting it.



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  • Positive Psychology Series (4): Gratitude09:54
    Positive Psychology Series (4): Gratitude

    Mercedes Sieff

    A short, easy to follow meditation class focusing on curating more gratitude for what we have versus longing for what we don’t, a very important characteristic to help cultivate positivity in our lives.



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  • Chanting: Get to the Heart of Yoga09:30
    Chanting: Get to the Heart of Yoga

    Naomi Absalom

    This is a popular devotional song known as a bhajan, and is called Shri Krishna Govinda Hare Murare, Hey Nath Narayana Vasudevaa. This particular bhajan has a pacifying and soulful quality to it - it is a lovely route directly into the heart of yoga. Singing and drumming can help us release some of the charge of our nervous system. Focus on the vibration of sound, the slowness of your breath, the weaving of the melody.



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  • Simple Sleep Recovery Series (6): Marma Points for Relaxation09:48
    Simple Sleep Recovery Series (6): Marma Points for Relaxation

    Lisa Sanfilippo

    Marma points are two hand-pressure points from the Ayurvedic tradition of marma. When you find the right point, and combine these points with a long exhale, they drop you down into a relaxed state that restores your ability to de-stress and rest throughout the day, and can send you off into sweet dreams at night. Not suitable for pregnant women or those with low blood pressure. A great tool to use for anytime you need to relax and calm.



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  • Sleep Recovery Series (4): Simple Morning Wake Up06:47
    Sleep Recovery Series (4): Simple Morning Wake Up

    Lisa Sanfilippo

    Keep it simple with a set of simple exercises which can be done anywhere! This can be done in the office, kitchen or wherever you don't have space to lay out a yoga mat, and wake up happier and more focussed. Also great as a pick-me-up when you're at work, these poses and this breath focus will help you wake up easily, and can be done almost anywhere. You’ll clear your head, get your circulation going and feel more alert. Use this any time of day as a pick-me up.



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  • Sleep Recovery Series Introduction02:34
    Sleep Recovery Series Introduction

    Lisa Sanfilippo

    Do you struggle to fall asleep, have disturbed nights, or wake up feeling less than refreshed? You’re not alone. Poor sleep and lack of it can have a huge impact on our health, so, we have created a Sleep Recovery course to help make your pillow time as restful, relaxing and restorative as possible. Lisa Sanfilippo, a senior yoga teacher who specialises in sleep recovery and yoga therapy for insomnia, has carefully curated a selection of classes, from simple, relaxing sequences, to meditations and breath work, designed to help you get the most out of your bed time.



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  • Tune In Tune Up: The Crown Centre05:57
    Tune In Tune Up: The Crown Centre

    Andrea Kwiatkowski

    This yoga class is all about connection with the divine! The crown chakra is where our ego dissolves and we connect with the source. Headstand is the posture for this class. If you don't have a regular headstand practice, then just place your head on the ground in your child's pose and you'll feel the same benefits.



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  • Tune In Tune Up: The Third Eye05:22
    Tune In Tune Up: The Third Eye

    Andrea Kwiatkowski

    In the sixth class of Andrea's Tune In Tune Up series, we focus on the agnya chakra, or third eye. Develop your intuition with the posture of child's pose, using the sound of the third eye to tune into our humility.



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  • Tune In Tune Up: The Throat Centre06:32
    Tune In Tune Up: The Throat Centre

    Andrea Kwiatkowski

    This yoga class uses two poses which relate to our relationship with our self and communication. Often, we have obstacles of cynicism and mistrust in the way of developing a harmonious relationship with ourselves. Today's asana are shoulderstand and the plough, for those who practice these postures often. Otherwise, simply use the sound of the mantra.



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  • Tune In Tune Up: The Heart Centre05:00
    Tune In Tune Up: The Heart Centre

    Andrea Kwiatkowski

    If somebody has hurt us in our lives, this can be a wonderful opening class to help you with forgiveness. Open your heart with bow pose and the wheel. If the wheel is not accessible for you, you can try bridge pose instead.



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  • Tune In Tune Up: The Solar Plexus07:52
    Tune In Tune Up: The Solar Plexus

    Andrea Kwiatkowski

    If you are looking for confidence in your life, help with any anger and healing those who we have hurt, this yoga class will offer a posture and mantra to help you tune into your solar plexus chakra and connect with yourself and others.



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  • Tune In Tune Up: The Sacral Centre04:46
    Tune In Tune Up: The Sacral Centre

    Andrea Kwiatkowski

    For some creativity, or when you're struggling to let things go in your life, this is the perfect short yoga class. Just two simple, assessible postures combined with sound will help you to let go in your life.



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  • Tune In Tune Up Series: Warm Up03:44
    Tune In Tune Up Series: Warm Up

    Andrea Kwiatkowski

    Sun salutations to warm up physically and energetically. Energise the body ready for the Tune In Tune Up practices. You will need two bricks.



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  • Tune In Tune Up Series: Introduction03:39
    Tune In Tune Up Series: Introduction

    Andrea Kwiatkowski

    Yoga has seven doorways of perception for us to alter our reality and thought process. In this series we will explore asana and sound as a way to heal our relationships with others. Please have a blanket ready.



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  • Tune In Tune Up: The Root Centre05:27
    Tune In Tune Up: The Root Centre

    Andrea Kwiatkowski

    If you need to feel more grounded in your life, this is the perfect class for you. These two yoga postures with chanting will help you to gain stability anytime you feel overwhelmed and in a whirlwind of thought.



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  • Meditation:Watching the Breath09:10
    Meditation:Watching the Breath

    Nikita Akilapa

    In this first introduction to meditation video we use the breath as our anchor. Learn how to pay close attention to your breath and how it feels in your body; start to explore all its qualities. Get really involved in all its personality - length, depth, temperature, quality. Fully inhabit it. Breathe in, knowing you are breathing in, breathe out, knowing you are breathing out. Use it as an anchor to the present moment. The minute you notice your mind drifting off to something else, make a point of bringing it right back. Keep the focus and enjoy this meditation introduction! Watch the intruction here: https://movementformodernlife.com/yoga-class-1238-meditation-series-introduction



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  • Play With Inversions08:53
    Play With Inversions

    David Kam

    A tutorial for those who have a strong inversion practice, either headstand or forearm stand and who are looking for a challenge when already stable upside down. This class is best done with a partner. Build control in your centre whilst in an active inversion through multiple leg variations.



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  • Restorative Yoga: What, Why & Using What You Have04:41
    Restorative Yoga: What, Why & Using What You Have

    Adrianna Zaccardi

    What is restorative yoga is and how it can have such a powerful effect on your overall wellbeing and life? This short video describes that despite the stigma of relaxation, this practice really is for everyone at every stage of their life. This is a radical practice. There is nothing quite as bold as making the time to be still. Don’t have blocks, or a bolster? Then this video is for you. Adrianna shows you how to use alternatives to yoga props during your restorative practice so that you feel empowered to rest now, with whatever you have at home.



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