Backbends + Heart Openers

Backbends + Heart Openers

Collection offers a mix of class types + lengths with a focus on a certain area of the body, often building to certain poses of the practice.

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Backbends + Heart Openers
  • The Chakra Series: Heart Flow

    The 4th Chakra (Anahata) governs our ability to love ourselves and others. Moving into the expansive space of the heart, Dayle's 34-minute flow explores variations in classic postures to open your body and spirit to compassion, love, and connection.

    Class Format: Blend
    Suggested Props: 2 blocks,...

  • Embodying Values Citizen Standard: Challenge + Humility

    Deepen the foundation of your yoga practice as Kacee offers moments that push you to find your edge while balancing that challenge with humility.

    Class Format: Citizen Standard
    Suggested Props: 2 blocks
    Sweat Level: 💦💦
    Pose Preview: Sun As, Sun Bs variation, Warrior 2, Utthita Parsvakonasana (E...

  • Prenatal: Glute Strength + Stability with Kacee

    Join Kacee for a 2nd Trimester-focused class designed to build strength and stability in the lower body.

    Class Format: Pre + Postnatal
    Suggested Props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket, 1 strap, 1 resistance band (optional)
    Sweat Level: 💦💦💦 __
    Pose Preview: Virasana (Hero's), Padangusthasana (Big Toe), Sun...

  • Blend: Taking Care of the Mind with Kacee

    Kacee offers a class that inspires you to reframe your thinking to support the health of your mind. This flow focuses on the quads as Kacee opens the body for back bending. A strap, 2 blocks, and a blanket are recommended.

  • Vinyasa: Moving Out Of Frustration with Kacee

    This 25 minute flow is designed to move any stagnant energy and release any frustration you might be feeling. Class will build to the backbend, Ustrasana, camel pose.

    Sweat Level: Just enough

    Recommended for: Those that practice regularly

    Props: 2 blocks + a stap

  • Flow for Happiness with Kacee

    A Flow for Happiness is a sequel to the Flow for Irritability. The message of the class is a reminder that happiness is not a place, but rather a perspective. The practice involves Sun A's with side planks, Sun B's with twists, and backbends for all levels.

  • Blend: Speak Your Truth with Alice

    In this class, Alice builds a flow leading up to fish pose to open the heart and neck. During the process, you will work on strengthening the core and legs. Grab two blocks!

  • Slow Burn: Open Your Heart on the Wall with Luke

    Build up to a backbending practice at the wall that is both challenging and supportive. Expand and extend through the spine to feel your aliveness and breath coursing through your body.

    Props Needed: 2 blocks, blanket, and a wall

  • Blend: Backbends on the Wall with Kacee

    Join Kacee, Lauren and Lydia at the wall to explore some of the essentials. This, no frills, supportive and foundational class will strengthen your quads, open your hips, challenge your core and prepare you perfectly to finish with some heart opening back bends.

  • Blend: Heart Opening + Pranayama with Casey

    Open the channels of love with this simple flow and breathwork meditation to release energetic blockages in the heart. All you will need for this class is a mat.

  • Blend: Bow Pose with Han

    Han warms up the shoulders, core, and quadriceps in preparation for full bow pose in this grounding flow.

  • Blend: Exploring your Narrative with Kacee

    Kacee brings intensity to familiar shapes as she encourages you to look deep into your practice and notice your tendencies. She leads the class to viparita dandasana: a deep backbend with option to use the wall.

  • Blend: Backbends + Straps with Kacee

    Take some time during your lunch hour or take a quick break for this heart opening sequence. It is a great introduction to backbends for those who are new! Props are not necessary but two blocks, a blanket, strap and wall are great accessories for this flow!

  • Blend: Revolved Bow Pose with Kacee

    Experience your edge in this class that moves you towards revolved bow pose. This class will test your balance, core and create space for belly down backbends.

    Props Needed: 2 blocks, a strap and a bolster.

  • Citizen Standard: Building to Bridge with Brittney

    Take a challenge but moderately paced class designed to teach both experienced and less experiences yogis the basics of alignment. The sequence of class leads you to a clearer understanding experience of backbends.