Citizen On-Demand is the digital movement + well-being version of our Metro Detroit studios. Our 300+ yoga, philosophy, mental health, meditation and livestream classes, allow students to improve their overall well-being on their own time, wherever they are.
Alice Lucas is a creative and compassionate yoga teacher, influenced by her unique background as a visual artist, dancer, and former first-grade teacher and foster mom. Alice is a 500-hour registered yoga teacher (RYT), and teaches anything from a gentle restorative class to a fast-paced vinyasa with artful intelligence.
Her peaceful and positive personality is contagious, and students shine as they are guided through fun and effective movement instruction. Alice has been with Citizen Yoga since Fall 2019 and has found incredible authenticity and growth through the studio's values and teachings.
Join Alice for a 20-minute flow in preparation for Bound Half Moon or Ardha Chandra Chapasana. Also referred to as "Sugarcane", this pose is strong yet sweet. Through the binding of the back foot in Half Moon, the intensity of effort decreases and the body feels open, energized, and graceful. ...
Heat things up for summer with this strong vinyasa flow! Your core and glutes will burn like the summer sun as Alice guides you through this fun 20-minute class. Strong poses combined with cooling breath-work will create balance in this empowering flow.
Welcome to another beautiful day here on earth! Cultivate high vibrational energy in this calming 10-minute meditation. Alice's peaceful presence will guide you through breath awareness exercises and visualization for energetic cleansing, helping you to start your day as the highest version of ...
Familiarity with handstand, or Adho Mukha Vrksasana, opens up your practice to a plethora of fun and empowering transitions! In this class, Alice will breakdown the transition from tuck handstand to crow pose, and the "puppy press" entrance into straddle handstand.
Balancing Bird of Paradise pose, or Svarga Dvijasana, requires integrity of form and strength while opening up to vulnerability. Join Alice in a 20-minute exploration of this powerful pose that emulates the shape of a tropical flower. This creative vinyasa-style flow will open up the body in pr...
Forearm stand, or Pincha Mayurasana requires a unique combination of space and strength in the shoulder girdle. Your shoulders and arms will BURN as Alice guides you through drills that will transform the upper body in preparation for this powerful inversion!
In this 20-minute vinyasa class, Alice guides practitioners through a preparatory flow leading up to Flying Pigeon, or Eka Pada Galavasana. This powerful arm balance pose promotes strength in the arms and back body, flexibility in the hips, and courage to lean into the unknown!
Explore Hanumanasana, or Splits pose, in this expansive 20-minute flow. Named after the deity Hanuman, this pose embodies devotional energy. Join Alice in an empowering vinyasa-style class that promotes lower body mobility.
Elemental Series: Restorative Yoga + The Metal Element with Alice
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Metal element represents structure and is associated with the lungs and large intestine. In it's balanced expression, Metal is also flexible and malleable. Alice's 20-minute restorative class will help you soften and balance Chi through breath-work, long-hol...
Pose Breakdown: Handstand Core Engagement with Alice
Take 10 minutes a day to begin and/or strength your handstand practice. On Day 4 of this 7-day yoga challenge, Alice introduces handstand-prep drills focused on the ribs and core engagement in handstand.
Bheksana (Frog Pose) is a powerful belly-down backbend with deep upper-body opening. This flow will develop flexibility and strength in the legs, hips, shoulders and chest. Feel grounded yet expansive as you work into this unique pose from the Ashtanga intermediate series!
In this class, you will open your hamstrings, strengthen your core and twist into new postures! The class begins grounded and moves towards standing poses. Bringing a belt or strap can be extra helpful!
Pose Breakdown: Handstand Arm Engagement with Alice
Take 10 minutes a day to begin and/or strength your handstand practice. On Day 1 of this 7-day yoga challenge, Alice introduces strengthening and mobility practices focused on the palms, wrists, and finger mounds.
Pose Breakdown: Handstand Shoulder Engagement with Alice
Take 10 minutes a day to begin and/or strength your handstand practice. On Day 2 of this 7-day yoga challenge, Alice introduces handstand-prep drills focused on the shoulder girdle and protraction of the shoulder blades.
This kids yoga video focuses on Phonemic Awareness. If you have a young one at home learning to read or looking becoming a better learner - this video will emphasize learning how to hear + move around the different sounds and words.
In this Slow Burn Alice builds up to the yin pose "cat pulling tail" to open the hips in a multidimensional twist. On the way, you will go through Sun Salutation variations with twists and quad openers to prepare the body. You'll need two blocks and a strap.
Take 10 minutes a day to begin and/or strength your handstand practice. On Day 7 of this 7-day yoga challenge, Alice guides you through techniques for improving wrist mobility and strength as you prepare for handstand. This class is also useful for anyone experiencing wrist discomfort in their yo...