Ann Fancy

Ann Fancy

Ann teaches to empower and inspire. She keeps things real in the classroom — her motto is “If I show up, I expect you to show up.” Meaning, if she is here and she is present, she wants you to do the same. Ann teaches to encourage students to hone their innate strength, cultivate courage, honor their intuition and live in their authenticity. Over the past 10 years she has taught many styles of yoga and completed a 500-hour E-RYT.

Connect with Ann!

- Follow Ann on Instagram @ann.fancy
- Listen to her playlists on Spotify
- Take an in-studio or online live class with Ann, her schedule can be found here
- Check out her Podcast Becoming Lit with Ann Fancy

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  • Pose Breakdown: Triangle

    Learn how to build Trikonasana, or Triangle Pose, from the ground up with proper alignment in this Pose Breakdown tutorial.

    Class Format: Pose Breakdown
    Suggested Props: One block
    Sweat Level: 💦
    Pivotal Pose: Trikonasana (Triangle)
    Mental Focus: Building from the ground up

  • Pose Breakdown: Revolved Triangle

    Learn how to build Pavritta Trikonasana, or Revolved Triangle Pose, from the ground up with proper alignment in this Pose Breakdown tutorial.

    Class Format: Pose Breakdown
    Suggested Props: 1 block
    Sweat Level: 💦
    Pivotal Pose: Pavritta Trikonasana (Revolved Triangle)
    Mental Focus: Building from t...

  • Pose Breakdown: Extended Side Angle

    Learn how to build Utthita Parsvakonasana, or Extended Side Angle, from the ground up with proper alignment in this Pose Breakdown tutorial.

    Class Format: Pose Breakdown
    Suggested Props: 1 block
    Sweat Level: 💦
    Pivotal Pose: Utthita Parsvakonasana (Extended Side Angle)
    Mental Focus: Building fro...

  • Pose Breakdown: Half Moon

    Learn how to build Ardha Chandrasana, or Half Moon Pose, from the ground up with proper alignment in this Pose Breakdown tutorial.

    Class Format: Pose Breakdown
    Suggested Props: 1 block
    Sweat Level: 💦
    Pivotal Pose: Adrdha Chandrasana (Half Moon)
    Mental Focus: Building from the ground up

  • Vinyasa: Old School Detroit Style with Ann

    Move some energy and break a sweat in Ann's 60-minute Old School Detroit-style Vinyasa.

    Class Format: Vinyasa
    Suggested Props: 2 blocks
    Sweat Level: 💦💦💦💦
    Pose Preview: Eagle, Core Extended Side Angle
    Mental Focus: radical acceptance

  • Blend: Flipping Your Perspective with Ann

    Take steps to build towards advanced inversions in Ann’s 45-minute Blend.

    Class Format: Blend
    Suggested Props: 2 blocks, a strap and a wall
    Sweat Level: 💦 💦 💦
    Pose Preview: Handstand and Forearm stand
    Physical Focus: Handstand
    Mental Focus: Trying new things

  • Pose Breakdown: Prayer Twist

    Learn how to add a Prayer Twist to different yoga poses with proper alignment in this Pose Breakdown tutorial.

    Class Format: Pose Breakdown
    Suggested Props: None
    Sweat Level: 💦
    Pivotal Pose: Prayer Twist
    Physical Focus:
    Mental Focus: Building from the ground up

  • Pose Breakdown: Warrior 1

    Learn how to build Virabhadrasana I, or Warrior I, from the ground up with proper alignment in this Pose Breakdown tutorial.

    Class Format: Pose Breakdown
    Suggested Props: None
    Sweat Level: 💦
    Pivotal Pose: Virabhadrasana I (Warrior I)
    Mental Focus: Building from the ground up

  • Pose Breakdown: Warrior 2

    Learn how to build Virabhadrasana II, or Warrior II, from the ground up with proper alignment in this Pose Breakdown tutorial.

    Class Format: Pose Breakdown
    Suggested Props: None
    Sweat Level: 💦
    Pivotal Pose: Virabhadrasana II (Warrior II)
    Mental Focus: Building from the ground up

  • Pose Breakdown: Crescent Warrior

    Learn how to build Crescent Warrior from the ground up with proper alignment in this Pose Breakdown tutorial.

    Class Format: Pose Breakdown
    Suggested Props: 2 Blocks
    Sweat Level: 💦
    Pivotal Pose: Crescent Warrior
    Mental Focus: Building from the ground up

  • Pose Breakdown: Down Dog

    Learn how to build Adho Mukha Svanasana, or Down Dog, from the ground up with proper alignment in this Pose Breakdown tutorial.
    Class Format: Pose Breakdown
    Suggested Props: 2 blocks
    Sweat Level: 💦
    Pivotal Pose: Adho Mukha Svanasana (Down Dog)
    Mental Focus: Building from the ground up

  • Pose Breakdown: Cat Cow

    Learn how to set yourself up with proper alignment as you flow through Cat/Cow in this Pose Breakdown tutorial.
    Class Format: Pose Breakdown
    Suggested Props: 1 block
    Sweat Level: 💦
    Pivotal Pose: Cat/Cow
    Mental Focus: Building from the ground up

  • Pose Breakdown: Cobra + Updog

    Learn how to build two prone backbends from the ground up with proper alignment in the Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward-Facing Dog/Up-Dog) and Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose) Pose Breakdown.

    Class Format: Pose Breakdown
    Suggested Props: 2 blocks
    Sweat Level: 💦
    Pivotal Pose: Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upd...

  • Blend: Prop-Free Flow with Ann

    Left all your props (and maybe even your mat) at home? You don’t need to skip yoga while you’re away. Join Ann’s prop-free 20-minute Blend from your hotel room, outdoor patio, or wherever else you’re bringing your practice.

    Class Format: Blend
    Suggested Props: No props
    Sweat Level: 💦 💦

  • Yoga for Every Mood: Vinyasa: Disappointment with Ann

    Feeling disappointed by something or someone? Work through your disappointment with Ann in her 30-minute Vinyasa.

    Class Format: Vinyasa
    Suggested Props: _____________
    Sweat Level: 💦 💦 💦 __
    Pose Preview: _____________
    Physical Focus: _____________
    Mental Focus: _____________

    If you’d like to pr...

  • Blend: Body Awareness and Appreciation with Ann

    Learn to embrace yourself as you are in Ann’s 45-minute Blend for Body Awareness and Appreciation with an additional meditation offered at the end.

    Class Format: Blend
    Suggested Props: 2 blocks and a strap
    Sweat Level: 💦 💦 💦
    Mental Focus: Appreciating yourself as you are

  • Pose Breakdown: Closed Pelvis Poses

    Learn about the distinction between closed (squared) and open pelvis poses, as well as how to transition safely between poses to protect the pelvis and associated joints and muscles.

    Class Format: Pose Breakdown
    Suggested Props: N/A
    Sweat Level: __ __ __ __
    Pose Preview: Runner's Lunge, Crescen...

  • Pose Breakdown: Open Pelvis Poses

    Learn about the distinction between closed and open pelvis poses, as well as how to transition safely between poses to protect the pelvis and associated joints and muscles.

    Class Format: Pose Breakdown
    Suggested Props: N/A
    Sweat Level: __ __ __ __
    Pose Preview: Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide-Leg...

  • Pose Breakdown: Open Pelvis Poses

    Learn about the distinction between closed and open pelvis poses, as well as how to transition safely between poses to protect the pelvis and associated joints and muscles.

    Class Format: Pose Breakdown
    Suggested Props: N/A
    Sweat Level: __ __ __ __
    Pose Preview: Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide-Leg...

  • Embodying Values Slow Burn: Self-Improvement

    Consider this 10-minute Slow Burn your baseline. As you deepen your practice over time, return to Ann's 10-minute Slow Burn class once a week as a tool of measurement for your own progress.

    Class Format: Slow Burn
    Suggested Props: None
    Sweat Level: 💦💦
    Pose Preview: Uttanasana (Standing Forward F...

  • Embodying Values Vinyasa: Courage

    Explore what it means to embody courage in your yoga practice as you face your fears and try new arm balances and inversions in this 30-minute Vinyasa with Ann Fancy. For a tutorial on the ½ Vinyasa, watch "Pose Breakdown: 1/2 Vinyasa Transition".

    Class Format: Vinyasa
    Suggested Props: 1 block (...

  • Embodying Values Slow Burn: Integrity

    Integrity is making a commitment and keeping it. Explore what it means to practice - and live - with honesty, accountability, and integrity in this juicy 24-minute Slow Burn with Ann Fancy.

    Class Format: Slow Burn
    Suggested Props: Wall, 2 blocks
    Sweat Level: 💦
    Pose Preview: Viparita Karani (L...

  • Yoga Education: Building Heat with Ann

    What does it mean to build heat? Learn about the role heat can play in your yoga practice, the physical benefits, and how to scale up the difficulty of your practice through heat-building movements.

  • Vinyasa: Old School Detroit Style with Ann

    Sync your breath to the beat of the music in Ann Fancy’s 45-minute Old School Detroit Style Vinyasa.

    Class Format: Vinyasa
    Suggested Props: 2 blocks
    Sweat Level: 💦💦💦
    Pivotal Pose: Crow pose (Bakasana), Boat (Navasana)
    Physical Focus: Increasing strength, flexibility, and endurance through the c...